Finally. Thankfully. Air Travel Done Right!

Thank You JetBlue and JFK. You are Our Saving Grace for Extended Layover Air Travel. Here’s the Poop on This Fabulous Discovery.     For Our Latest Jaunt to Florida, We Had Credit on JetBlue and It Only Made Sense to Use the Credit.     One Problem…JetBlue has ONE Flight from Albuquerque. A Midnight […]

The Magical Tip for Effortless Travel(!)

Simple.  Two Words. START EARLY. We are a Family of 4.  With School-Age Kids.  Full-Time Working Parents. Travel for Us is When Everyone is Free to Travel. So to Beat the Crowds and Get the Most of the Vacation Time…. YES, START EARLY. 4:30AM Early.  On the Airport Parking Bus to the Airport. 6AM.  Flight […]

Why Disney? Why Indeed!

Disneyland.  California. Outrageously Expensive.  Crowded. Miles of Walking.  Endless Hours of Waiting. Silliness.  Goofiness. Winding Lines.  70 Minute Waits. 2.5 Minute Attractions. $6 Hot Dog. $10 Bag of Carmel Corn. $92 Lunch with Show for Everyone over 7. Why Disney? Because It is the Perfect Backdrop for Magic. Together with the People You Love. Experiencing […]

Paris by Way of Reykjavik

We Did It! We’re Really Going. To Paris!  Waiting not so patiently for June. We did our own Travel Arrangements.  Together.  One Evening. One LONG Evening. Laptops.  Phones.  Maps.  Notebooks. To Get the Best Price on Airfare. Air Travel is Very Expensive when You Live Off a Main Thorofare.  Like We Do. Here’s our Starting Point…Albuquerque […]

A Castle in France on the Radar

2017 is the Year. The Year of France for Us. With Some High School French and Spanish Under Our Belts.  We are Up for the Adventure. For Only One Week.  Sadly.  But in June. Paris.  The City of Lights.  First.   No Particulars Yet. But I did Find This VRBO Studio Apartment.  Sleeps 5.  Reasonable Price. […]

Have Kids? Go to this Museum!

The American Museum of Natural History. Central Park West at 79th Street.  Manhattan. This is a Must See! Founded in 1869 by Theodore Roosevelt’s father, it is Revered for its Dioramas and Dinosaurs. Hollywood Made it Even More Famous in the Movie, Night at the Museum. The Movie is Fun, but the Museum is Fabulous and Worth […]

New York – a Kinder, Gentler City…Really!

New York City. Manhattan and Brooklyn. My Home 25 Years Ago.  I Do So Miss New York. My Family Knows How Much I Miss New York. So When a Week-long Joffrey Ballet Intensive was Offered, We Leaped(!) Here is Our Opportunity to Visit and Become Part of the Everyday Life of New York. I Wanted My Family […]

A Real Ghost

Ready for a Ghost Story? Charleston, South Carolina.  A Family Weekend Vacation. 2 Nights at The King George IV Inn. The King George IV Inn is a 200 year old (circa 1790s) “Charleston Historic House”. The House is named the “Peter Freneau House”, after a prominent Charleston journalist and co-owner of the Charleston City Gazette. […]