Posts tagged with: lodging

  • 6 "Must Do" Activities in Mykonos, Greece
~ Carmen Mykonos is a beautiful Greek island in the Aegean Sea.  As one of the closest Cyclades Islands to the Greek mainland, it is easy to take a ferry or plane from Athens to Mykonos.  We opted for a plane and the flight was only 30 minutes long!  This was our second visit to Mykonos.  This......
  • Olympic National Park Road Trip: Hurricane Ridge
~ Carmen About this time each year, we start planning our summer vacations.  Since Joe’s family lives in Washington state, we frequently make our way there.  It gives us not only a chance to see family, but Washington is one of the most beautiful places you could ever hope to visit.  From the Seattle Harbor......
  • 24 Hours in Atlanta- Northeast
~ Carmen When traveling, it is important to stay flexible.  Joe and I recently planned a weekend road trip to St. Louis.  As the weekend approached, the forecast for an impending ice storm became more and more confirmed.  Joe, the ever present optimist, remained confident.  Me, not so much.  The morning of our trip, the......
  • 3 Reasons to Stay at Whitewater Express
~ Carmen We recently returned from our annual whitewater trip to the Ocoee River in eastern Tennessee (read Whitewater Rafting on the Ocoee River).  For the last four years, we have stayed and ridden the river with Whitewater Express. 3 Reasons to Stay at Whitewater Express 1.  Great lodging for the price. We save money......
~ Carmen When you only have twenty-four hours to stay in an attraction rich city like San Antonio, you have to be pretty strategic in what you do.  Joe and I recently completed a 2,224 miles road trip through the Texas Hill Country (read all about it: Texas Barbecue Road Trip).  One of our last stops......
~ Carmen As I middle school history teacher, I love old “stuff”.  I especially love towns that have maintained their architectural history, but still have a present day function.  To me, nothing is sadder than a beautiful old building that is boarded up and abandoned.  New Braunfels, Texas takes great pride in their historic downtown......
~ Carmen We  recently completed a 2,224 miles epic Texas Barbecue Road Trip  (see Texas Barbecue Road Trip)! You can’t have a complete tour of Texas hill country without spending at least a day or two in Austin, Texas.  Since Austin prides itself in its motto “Keep Austin Weird”,  we decided to spend our one allotted......
  ~ Carmen There is an abundant amount of lodging choices in Fredericksburg, Texas.  From your basic motel to bed/breakfast to cabins, Fredericksburg’s lodging selections are as unique as the town itself.  When looking through TripAdvisor’s recommendations, one place that really grabbed our  attention was the River Road Ranch Resort.  I think you’ll agree, we......
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