I love love love the new Beauty and the Beast movie. One of the best parts, of course, is the Beast’s library, so I wrote “Belle Would Be Enchanted by These 10 Lovely Libraries in Hotels” for USA Today 10Best.Read All Entries
Because I travel so much, it’s no surprise that sometimes things just don’t go right.
I’ve had three hotel incidents in the past few years that I still think about. Luckily, none of them were terrible because I think I only handled one of them properly — although, honestly, I’m not sure I would have done anything differently for the first two even now.
I thought I’d share these with you to get your advice and get you thinking about what to do if you find yourself in one of these situations someday — which I hope you won’t! [Read more…]
Visiting the Christmas Markets in Europe has always been a bucket list item for us.
So when Viking offered us our choice of a second cruise — we fell in love with them on a cruise through the South of France earlier this year — we unhesitatingly booked Germany after Thanksgiving so we could finally make this dream come true.
Get out your calendar because, trust me, you’re going to want to start planning this trip for next year. [Read more…]
Start packing! Patricia Schultz, author of 1000 Places to See Before You Die, has 10 great recommendations on places you must visit in 2015. Check out my travel article on Boomeon.
I know yesterday I wrote about how happy I am to be home but I can’t help it – I’m already thinking about where to go next.
Michael and I really want to do a river cruise, and while I was in the UK, I came upon this site for Scenic Tours, which offers all-inclusive luxury river cruises that sound amazing.
After 10 fantastic days which included everything from London Dungeons to Highclere Castle, and after two flights which lasted more than 12 hours and shot me forward 8 hours in time yesterday, I am back in my own bed in sunny Southern California.
And I am happy.
Because as much as I love traveling, I love coming home. [Read more…]
Trying to decide where to travel this summer? Here are 10 top destinations for baby boomers, from Patricia Schultz, author of 1000 Places to See Before You Die.
It’s vacation time, and here are 10 travel essentials that will make your next trip so much easier and more fun!
1. First of all, contrary to popular belief, Scottsdale is not just a spa location. Trust me, this kind of surprised me, too, having gone there every year for, well, spa weekends. When I called my sister and told her some of the things we were doing, she kept saying, “I didn’t know they had that. Why didn’t we do that?” [Read more…]