When my friend asked me to go on a trip with her for her 40th birthday, I immediately accepted. Knowing her, I really thought she would want to go to an island in the Caribbean for a week and lay on the beach and drink cocktails with umbrellas. Nope. She wanted to go to Thailand. I can’t say that Thailand was high on my list of places to go, but I’m always up for a new adventure. Continue reading “Thailand: The Land of Smiles”
Cozumel, Mexico – I’ve been here several times on cruises, but this was my first weeklong stay on the island. Cozumel has never been one of my favorite cruise ports, so I was looking forward to exploring it for an extended period of time.
New York City is one of my favorite places in the world! There is SO MUCH packed into that 33.5 square mile island that you cannot see it all unless you move there, so don’t feel bad when you miss…a lot. NYC is a place you have to prioritize your stops or you’ll end up missing something you really wanted to see/do. Continue reading “New York City Priorities For a Short Trip”
When you do a big city in one weekend, you must prioritize – that’s why I’m here, to tell you the must-see attractions in Chicago. Continue reading “Chicago In a Weekend”
Nestled in the heart of bustling Hopkinsville, KY is a scuba diver’s paradise. It’s hard to believe you can find such a unique water feature in a landlocked state. Continue reading “Pennyroyal Scuba Center”
When you tell people you’re going to Chicago, the first thing they usually ask is, “Which deep-dish pizza place are you going to?” Maybe my friends are foodies, or weird, but I was asked a half dozen times, easy. There appeared to be two polarizing options: Giordano’s and Lou Malnati’s. Continue reading “Giordano’s vs. Lou Malnati’s”