“…we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” -John Steinbeck

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The Veranda : A Deluxe Disney Experience

Looking to elevate your Disneyland Resort experience? Then, consider upgrading to a club level room at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. Club level rooms have exclusive access to the Veranda, a lounge and terrace on the top floor of the hotel. Food and beverages (including alcohol!) are offered all day long in this bright and airy space. The terrace is also the perfect place to watch Disneyland Park’s nightly fireworks, which we did one night of our stay during spring break 2022.

Laidback Luxury at Montage Laguna Beach

After a long hiatus from “real” traveling due to the pandemic, this past spring my family enjoyed a luxurious weekend stay at the Montage Laguna Beach, a Forbes five-star resort. This Southern Californian hotel is located about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, perched atop a very scenic cliff above the Pacific Ocean. The … Continue reading Laidback Luxury at Montage Laguna Beach

Relaxation at Salamander Resort & Spa

We all could use a little relaxation right now. I can think of no better place than the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia, as a quintessential “get-away-from-it-all” destination. Located just over 30 minutes west of Dulles airport, you never would know that you were only an hour away from the nation’s capital. Idyllic … Continue reading Relaxation at Salamander Resort & Spa

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