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Dinner on Jekyll Island at a Rum Distillery!
Dinner on Jekyll Island at a Rum Distillery!

Dinner on Jekyll Island at a Rum Distillery!

Steve (DOS) and I went on another quick trip to Jekyll Island this week, to attend a special-event dinner with some of our Island friends Michelle and Larson, who there. I’ve written many posts about Jekyll Island, so I’m not…

Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!
Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!

Happy 16th Anniversary from Winter Garden, Florida!

Steve (DOS) and I spent our 16th anniversary as a mini “staycation” in Winter Garden, FL. Although I have lived in Orlando for 22 years, I/we have never ventured over to nearby Winter Garden before Sunday night, and are only…

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!
Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

Amtrak Auto Train – Southbound to Florida!

After a lengthy stay in Virginia, I was able to convince Steve (DOS) to take the Amtrak Auto train back home to Orlando instead of driving all that way. We had taken the Auto Train together once before (and I…

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…

Day tour of Monticello
Day tour of Monticello

Day tour of Monticello

Our Charlottesville mini-getaway continues with a visit to the mountainside estate of Monticello, home of the third U.S. President, Thomas Jefferson (link to Monticello’s official site). While DOS and I have both been to Monticello previously and separately, it was…

Travel to Shanghai!
Travel to Shanghai!

Travel to Shanghai!

After a fun overnight stay in Toronto, we had a leisurely day in the city, as our flight to London was not until 6:30pm. We walked around the same area where we had dinner last night, and as there was…

Flights to London and Helsinki in Business Class
Flights to London and Helsinki in Business Class

Flights to London and Helsinki in Business Class

In our last post we had just finished dinner in the British Airways Lounge, and were heading out for our flight. I was a bit rushed getting that post done before we left, and by the time I got to…

Touring Wine Country in Montevideo
Touring Wine Country in Montevideo

Touring Wine Country in Montevideo

On our first full day in Montevideo, we took a wonderful wine tour to a family winery which included a private room lunch with wine pairing.  As we got ready for breakfast, we had a nice view out the window…

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,…