Medieval Times Orlando

Karli has been wanted to go to Medieval Times for years! We finally got our chance to visit the Orlando Castle, and it was nothing short of amazing. In fact, it was one of the highlights of the trip. This is something unique, entertaining, and just plain fun that the entire family can enjoy. Medieval…

MCM Elegante Hotel Beaumont (A Perfect Staycation!)

The MCM Elegante has been voted the #1 hotel in Beaumont for 13 years in a row! It is another perfect place for both out of town visitors, and of course for the ultimate staycation! The hotel offers 274 guest rooms, including jacuzzi suites, over nine floors. There are two restaurants, a bar, and a…

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont – Plaza

Karli and I had the pleasure of spending a staycation night at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont – Plaza. The hotel is located at 3950 I-10 S. at Walden Road. The location is perfectly located next to several restaurants and across the street from Tinseltown Cinemark movie theater. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites is…

Hampton Inn & Suites Port Arthur

Hotels are not only for travel. They are also the best place to find rest and relaxation close to home. This weekend Karli and I had the opportunity to stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites located at 7660 Memorial Boulevard in Port Arthur. Our stay was part of a local staycation. We are visiting…

Summer 2017

  Karli & I have a very exciting summer coming up and we are so thrilled to share all of our upcoming adventures with you! We start our travels close to home to take a look a few often forgotten local treasures. We will be visiting Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange to cover such attractions…

Four Points by Sheraton Bourbon Street

  Four Points by Sheraton Bourbon Street New Orleans We found ourselves lucky enough to be in New Orleans for Wizarding World Comi-Con in January. The stay was last minute and we needed a hotel close to all the action. I went with my daughter and two of her friends and we found the perfect…

Hotel Alto London

 Hotel Alto   The final three nights of our London adventure we stayed at Hotel Alto, the hotel we booked with the package through Travelocity. The hotel is located in Ilford, which is a 20 minute train ride outside of central London. The payoff for the inconvenience of the location is PRICE! This is a…

London Day 4

Palace Theatre London Day four in London was our last day and dedicated to Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. Harry Potter and The Cursed Child is a latest Harry Potter story in the form of a play. Currently the only way to see the play is to purchase the almost impossible to get tickets and…

Welcome Adventurers

My daughter, Karli, and I suffer from a not so terrible affliction; Wanderlust. I am not happy unless I am planning a trip and usually we are planning more than one. As a teacher and a single parent, I do not have unlimited funds. Many people mistakenly believe that you have to be well off…