Category Archives: Travel by Continent, Country

Monterrey Aquarium

A few weeks ago, we went to the Monterrey Aquarium. It’s quite large (we didn’t see everything and we were there for several hours) and I highly recommend it as a family destination. We elected not to get a membership … Continue reading

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Hawaii with kids

Hawaii has a well-deserved reputation for being paradise. America’s fiftieth state is actually a series of hundreds of islands in the Hawaiian archipelago, of which only seven can be visited. This past December, our family chose to focus on three … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Aulani Disney Resort (Honolulu, Hawaii)

We chose to stay at Aulani, the Disney Resort and Spa while on Oahu, rather than on Waikiki Beach. It was one of the best–if not THE–top resort we’ve ever stayed at. The service was top notch, the rooms were … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Hawaii, Island of Maui (part 1)

All my best photos are from Maui and I couldn’t narrow the pictures down to a reasonable number, so I’ll do two sets (this week and next week). Maui was the highlight of the trip for me, especially the time … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday Hawaii (Big Island)

Photographer Elanor A lightpost decorated for Christmas Rhi, the shave ice Sunset from my in-law’s balcony Volcano National Park , overlooking Kilauea during the day Walking through Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube) Impatient Rhiannon Kilauea (same as above) nighttime view This … Continue reading

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Greetings from Hawaii

We’re currently on vacation in Hawaii.  Here are a few photos taken with my underwater camera. DSLR pics will need to wait until we’re home.                       I’m using an Olympus … Continue reading

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Better

In my last post from about two months ago, I was pretty depressed. Understandably so, given the crappy year I’ve had, health-wise. Things are better.  It’s been a slow process, but they’re improving. Hair Losing a lot of hair was … Continue reading

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Club Med, Bali (review)

We spent a week at the end of November/start of December at Club Med, Bali. I’ve already talked about our vacation in terms of the all-inclusive resort experience here.  I’m going to try to avoid doing a retread of those … Continue reading

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The inclusive resort experience

We just got back from a week in Bali at Club Med.  This was my first time staying at an inclusive resort, and I had no idea what to expect.  I’d heard good things about the resort from friends in … Continue reading

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E & O Residences Kuala Lumpur (Serviced Apartment Review)

We are not F1 fans, so we decided to go to KL this past weekend. I spent a number of years working in various front office positions in college and grad school for Sheraton and Omni hotels.  In the early … Continue reading

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