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Thornbury Castle

As we’re nearing the 6-month countdown of our trip to England my mom and I are starting to finally book things for our trip.  First were a couple of B&B’s that offered free cancellation and no deposit.  Then it came time to book our stay in a castle. You heard that right. We’re spending the […]

Brandon and I weathered the storm pretty well here in Connecticut.  While we didn’t lose power at our house we know a few friends who did.  There was no major damage in our area except some fallen trees and power lines.  Fortunately our small utility company is always on top of things so many people […]

Pirana Fishing

When Brandon and I decided earlier this year to make a second trip to Peru, focusing our visit on the Amazon rainforest, I immediately told him I wanted to try my hand at piranha fishing.  I’ve always loved fishing, even though Brandon holds little interest in it.  In fact, the first time Brandon ever went […]

And more specifically York, England. I’m a planner through and through.  I plan out my vacations 6+ months in advance, picking out everything from hotels to restaurants to activities we plan on doing.  After all, it’s pointless to spend a night in a town if there’s nothing in that town that interests me.  So when […]

Today’s post highlights the best restaurant I have eaten at to date, Puerto Madero.  Brandon and I visited Puerto Madero on a weeklong trip to Cancun.  He had just returned from a 3-month deployment and this was our little celebration vacation.  I wanted to find a nice restaurant where we could have a quiet, formal […]

This winter is shaping up to be a pretty good one in terms of vacations! We just got back from our windjammer cruise and I’m already making plans for the rest of the year.  Next weekend Brandon and I will be partaking in our first murder mystery dinner and I’m stoked.  These events look like […]