Category: Travel

Great Places to Eat in Louisville, Kentucky

You can’t complete the Kentucky Bourbon Trail on bourbon alone. You’ve got to have some eats! Here are some places we dined at on our two trips to Louisville where we would definitely dine again. Rye We celebrated the baby … Read More

How to Plan for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Whether you live close and are making it a road trip or flying in, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is a fun, relaxing vacation. Here are some FAQ’s and my tips if you want just a weekend or want to tackle … Read More

Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Part II

The second leg of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail we did without the children (much to their dismay cause they like having the ‘rents pay the bills:).  This time we stayed at the Hyatt Regency Louisville which ended up being a … Read More

Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Part I

Our baby turned 21!! To celebrate, we wanted to show him the finer things in life, so we took him on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. The Kentucky Bourbon Trail is a self-guided driving tour of bourbon distilleries in the area … Read More

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016

It’s festival season and for us, the one that kicks it off is New Orleans Jazz Fest. We take the bumpy Amtrak from Memphis to NOLA.  We always meet interesting people. The food, though…….. The festival starts around lunch and … Read More

Up Country, Maui

Traveling “off beach” when you go to an island seems counterintuitive, but the up-country of Maui is beautiful and has a different flavor than the resort areas. It’s worth spending a day or your vacation for a wander. The Ocean … Read More

Road to Hana, Maui

I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate my birthday than spending the day on the Road to Hana. This is no ordinary road trip.  It’s a challenging drive but the stops and scenes along the way are worth … Read More

Rolling on the Little Red River, Arkansas

When you have family spread all over the place with kids of all ages, it’s hard to get together during a packed summer.  We took the map and dropped a pin at the halfway point and, low and behold, there … Read More

Amalfi Mermaids

Saying goodbye to Sorrento, we took the winding road to Amalfi. Our hotel was an old convent and was full of character. Amalfi is much smaller and quieter than Sorrento except on the days when the cruise ships are in … Read More

Capri Castaways

One of the popular day trips when on the coast of Italy is a visit to the island of Capri. We met our guide, Frabrizio, who took us over on the ferry from Sorrento to Capri. Once on Capri, we … Read More