During my oldest son’s last year of middle school, we started planning on which high school he wanted to attend. He didn’t go to private school, but there were several academies available (11 in total). Learning new languages and studying different cultures in the world was something that he was passionate about. With that being … Continue reading Should You Send Your Child on a Foreign Exchange Program?
This is a must-read post if you are searching for a place to stay in the Outer Banks. When choosing a place to stay, I have a few requirements: cleanliness, décor, and closeness to attractions. The location that I am about to share with you covers just that and then some. I have used many … Continue reading Where to Stay in the Outer Banks, NC
There are two types of individuals when it comes to laundry. The individual who washes, dries, places in basket and then leaves in basket. The other type MUST fold and put everything away immediately. I am an open-minded person, and feel there is no right or wrong way to go about it. I personally subscribe … Continue reading The Best Suitcase Organizer (Ever)
One of my favorite parts of vacation is traveling to the destination. I know that is the one detail that most people dislike, but hear me out. My husband frequently mentions that I need to take time for myself. It is something that I rarely do. I currently work 3 part-time jobs (my blog is … Continue reading Adult Guide to Long Travel Days
This is the final portion (part 3) of "Our Alaskan Anniversary." Please click here to start from the beginning: https://www.getawaysimply.com/2019/08/29/our-alaskan-anniversary/ May 25 – Cruise Glacier Bay: This was our third stop. It wasn't a port, we didn't get off of the ship and there were no excursions. We got up early as our ship headed … Continue reading Our Alaskan Anniversary (Part 3)
If you are just joining in on "Our Alaskan Anniversary", please read part one first: https://www.getawaysimply.com/2019/08/29/our-alaskan-anniversary/ This post will cover our first two ports which are Icy Strait Point, AK and Skagway, AK. May 23 – Icy Strait Point, AK: We chose the Whale Watching & Ziprider Combination excursion that was offered by Carnival. I … Continue reading Our Alaskan Anniversary (Part 2)
I wanted to get started on this post while it was still fresh in my mind. This may be a bit of a long one, so I will do a 3-part story. For several years, my husband and I have talked about what big trip we would take for our 20th and 25th wedding anniversary. … Continue reading Our Alaskan Anniversary (Part 1)
I am a huge animal lover and came across some pictures on my phone today that I just knew I had to share. 8 years ago, when our boys were 15 and 11, we decided to do a spring break vacation in Natural Bridge, VA. We heard about a place called Virginia Safari Park, and … Continue reading A Zoo You Can Drive Through
This 3-day travel plan is designed with the entire family in mind. I feel there is something for everyone to enjoy. All food selections were based on proximity to activities and based off of reviews that I found on www.yelp.com. The only restaurant that I have been to on this list is In-N-Out Burger and … Continue reading 3-Day San Diego, CA Travel Itinerary
I was going to wait a while before I wrote this article, but it’s too good to keep to myself (I’ll get to that in a bit). I also feel that it is the perfect time of the year to write about camping. Summer is coming to an end, but there is still time to … Continue reading Hey! Want to go Camping?