First, a few pictures from our last trip to the Virgin Islands when we stayed on the tiny island of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. The USVI and BVI are basically all the same islands and are separated by the Sir Francis Drake Channel which is only a few miles across so… Continue reading Virgin Islands – US and British – April 2018
After much debate, Steve and I finally settled on our end of year trip in November 2018 and we decided this year to go big or go home. So, we booked a 7 night stay at the Matamanoa Island Resort in late November and we are very excited. Unlike our 2017 trip to Tahiti and… Continue reading 2018 Travel Plans – Fiji!
I’m very excited to be returning to France later this summer. I absolutely adore Paris and it’s my favorite “big” city in Europe that I have visited so far (and we have hit most of the major cities including Madrid, Barcelona, London, Rome, Munich and Prague…though Amsterdam, Dublin, Florence and Milan are still on my… Continue reading France Trip Planning – Summer 2018
Well, wouldn’t you know it? After 3 days of parades, late nights and too much food and drink in New Orleans, I came down with a nasty sinus infection and have been feeling terrible for the last few days and finally saw a doctor this morning. Note to self – I am no longer in… Continue reading New Orleans Restaurant Visits
We just got back yesterday from 3 days in New Orleans where we celebrated the first weekend of Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras (aka, Fat Tuesday) this year falls on February 13, but they have parades and festivities for the two weekends before Mardi Gras. It’s basically the same as Carnivale – everyone parties hard leading… Continue reading Mardi Gras, New Orleans 2018
Steve and I are very excited to be spending a long weekend in New Orleans where we will be hanging out with some friends and catching the first weekend of Mardi Gras. Living in Dallas, it’s a quick and easy flight to The Big Easy so we have made this trip more times than I… Continue reading Favorite Places to Eat in New Orleans
I certainly ate well in 2017 and I have the tight pants to prove it at the beginning of 2018. In looking back over our trips this past year, I put together a list of some of my favorite restaurants and favorite meals of 2017 (not all of them were in an actual restaurant). They’re… Continue reading Favorite Meals of 2017