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Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!
Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Thanks to COVID-19, Colonial Williamsburg was virtually empty during the weekdays. We had both not been here in years, but as much as we like Williamsburg, we were never keen on the crowds. In this post you will see Williamsburg…

A couple days in VA Beach
A couple days in VA Beach

A couple days in VA Beach

After our overnight stay at the Richmond Westin, Steve (DOS) and I headed to Virginia Beach for our next hotel stay in our Marriott Platinum challenge. We had originally booked four nights at the Marriott Courtyard oceanfront at 37th avenue…

"Pain in the neck" January update!
"Pain in the neck" January update!

"Pain in the neck" January update!

I haven’t written since New Year’s due to my neck injury, but suffice it to say I’ve been taking it one day at a time while my neck slowly heals. It’s now Sunday evening January 26th, (Happy Australia Day to…

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores
Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

This week Steve (DOS) and myself stayed at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Shores; a nice oceanfront hotel in a quiet town a few miles south of Daytona Beach proper, and less than an hour from home in Orlando. As…

Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.
Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.

Home sweet Home! Back from our latest trip.

Hello, just a quick post to say Steve (DOS) and I safely made it home from our trip to Canada, Finland, and Singapore. It’s Sunday evening as I post this, and we’re unpacking from the long trip. I just logged…

Pre-Christmas weekend at Jekyll Island 2018
Pre-Christmas weekend at Jekyll Island 2018

Pre-Christmas weekend at Jekyll Island 2018

Jekyll Island pre-Christmas 2018 -Arrival day One After a wonderful night out at Bern’s, we drove from the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Airport, to Jekyll Island Georgia for a 3 night pre-Christmas weekend, in what has now become a yearly…

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa
Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

We are now staying our last of five nights at 21 Roux Street, a luxury Bed and Breakfast home in beautiful Franschhoek, South Africa.  Franschhoek is a short hour’s drive from Capetown, but a world away with it’s quaint shops,…

Welcome to Johannesburg!
Welcome to Johannesburg!

Welcome to Johannesburg!

After traveling since last Friday, we arrived at our hotel in Johannesburg Monday morning around 9:30am.  We checked in the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg, and fortunately our room was available at this early check-in hour.  We had reserved a standard room,…

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!
Return to South Africa  – the Adventure Begins!

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!

After having such an enjoyable time last year on our AMA Waterways Africa cruise/tour, Steve (DOS) and I are returning to South Africa once again, this time on our own.  Including travel, our nearly three week trip, unlike last year’s…