Our Amazing Pineapple Experience at the Dole Plantation

While we were on Oahu we decided to do another local tourist thing and we visited the Dole Plantation. It was a lot different than what I was expecting. Then again, I guess I really didn’t know what to expect. What I was expecting was the beautiful scenery around the plantation. I wasn’t disappointed. Continue reading “Our Amazing Pineapple Experience at the Dole Plantation”

All Aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

There is nothing like a train trip, except a scenic fall train trip in October for your birthday. Gene and I went to Durango, CO one year and took a train trip on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. It was phenomenal and breathtaking. I couldn’t believe the amazing views around every turn. The best part was that the tickets were a gift from a customer at my former company.  That just made it even sweeter.  Continue reading “All Aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad”

Musée d’Orsay Museum – Paris, France

We have traveled quite a bit since we got married, but there is one place that grabbed a hold of me and makes me want to go back trip after trip. I am talking about Paris and the city of lights. One of the things I enjoyed seeing the most amazing collections of impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world. While the Louvre is amazing, there is one place I enjoyed more, The Musée d’Orsay.  I fell in love with this museum. Continue reading “Musée d’Orsay Museum – Paris, France”

Anderson Farms in Erie – A Colorado Fall Tradition

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As summer fades into fall it means cooler days and nights, jackets, leaves changing colors, Halloween costume shopping, and picking out the perfect pumpkin.  For many, it also means the yearly pilgrimage to Anderson Farms in Erie, Colorado. Continue reading “Anderson Farms in Erie – A Colorado Fall Tradition”

The Top 10 Free Manhattan Activities on Our To-Do List

Free Manhattan ActivitiesI was planning our trip to New York and trying to find some cheaper things to see and do since NYC can be very expensive. With this in mind, I decided to look up some free Manhattan activities and events. Surprisingly I found quite a bit, but decided to only list the top ten things we are going to try to do depending on time. Enjoy, and let me know if you have a favorite. Continue reading “The Top 10 Free Manhattan Activities on Our To-Do List”

Canadian Snow Train – Toronto to Vancouver

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As summer ends and we are looking toward the holidays, it is a great time to start thinking about your winter travel plans. Why not do something different and travel on the snow train from Toronto to Vancouver? Nothing shows you Canada like the train. Book your 2015/2016 winter vacation with Vacations by Rail now and save up to $800 per couple. The link also has an itinerary. They are now booking starting October 16th. Continue reading “Canadian Snow Train – Toronto to Vancouver”