Airline Seats

Getting to the Cruise – May 3 – 5, 2018

It seems that we didn’t do a great job of keeping notes on this trip. Don’t know why, but it seems like we really dropped the ball. However, we’ll try to come up with as much information as possible. In this post we’re going to be getting from our home in Northern Ontario to San… Read…

Geoff at GoldenGate

2018 Mini Birthday Trip (For Geoff’s Birthday)

We were hoping to have another Mega Trip in 2018. After all, the last one was in 2014 and we were longing for another extended trip. Sadly, it was not to be for 2018. But that didn’t stop us from planning a shorter trip - complete with a TransAtlantic ...


Costa Cruise Lines Laundry Fail

On January 2nd, we sent an email to Costa Cruise Lines after discovering that they had written DIRECTLY on the fabric of garments we sent for laundering, just prior to leaving the ship. It has now been a week and the only response we have received so far ...


Paris to Lyon

A Year Ago Today A year ago today, August 12, 2014, we took our first European train ride from Paris to Lyon and got to visit some dear friends. Leaving Paris We got up at a reasonable hour but didn't feel the need to rush as our train wasn't lea ...

Eiffel Tower Selfie

Our First Day in Paris

A Year Ago Today A year ago today, August 11, 2014, was our first, and only, full day in Paris. Our First - And Only - Full Day in Paris With the frustrations of actually getting here quickly fading in our memories, we looked forward to the only ...

Eiffel Tower Tour Ticket

London to Paris by Bus!

A Year Ago Today A year ago today (August 10, 2014), we took a bus, MegaBus to be exact, from London to Paris. It was a trip we were certainly looking forward to but things did not go exactly as planned. Read on! Deal of the Century? Before we g ...

Some of our favorite British Fare

Final Two Days in the U.K.

A Year Ago Today A year ago today, (August 8 & 9, 2014)  we had our last two days in the U.K for this trip. Our 26th Anniversary Friday, August 8th, was our 26th wedding anniversary. We had planned to walk into Longfield again today, to ...

Henry VIII at Hampton Court

Encounters with Royalty at Hampton Court

A Year Ago Today A year ago today, (August 7, 2014) we visited Hampton Court and had encounters with royalty! Last Chance to Get Our Laundry Done As we would be leaving the UK in just a few days - on August 10th to be exact - this trip into Long ...

Chislehurst Caves

Chislehurst Caves, Petts Wood and Bromley

A Year Ago Today A year ago today (July 31, 2014) we opted for a day at Chislehurst Caves rather than a very long trip to Biggleswade. Chislehurst Caves, Some Shopping and Biggleswade Postponed Biggleswade Postponed Indefinitely Today was the ...