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Hotel Review- Residence Inn- Charlotte, NC

Hotel Review- Residence Inn- Charlotte, NC

We recently stayed at a Residence Inn (by Marriott) for the first time.  We were evacuating South Carolina due to an incoming hurricane and were trying to decide on a city (far away from water) to go to.  I checked all the hotel brands I have status/credit cards with...

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Carnival Ecstasy Ship Tour

Carnival Ecstasy Ship Tour

One of the cool perks I get for being a travel agent, is that you get to go on ship inspections.  A ship inspection is a tour of the public areas of the ship and then they give you lunch so they you can see all of the amenities, try the food, and take pictures so...

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My first week as work from home online travel agent

My first week as work from home online travel agent

You guys, let me tell you.  I've seen these "at home travel agent" things for a while and often wondered about it.  I mean, it's no secret that I love travel---doing it, planning it, talking about it, writing about it....and I would love nothing more than to be...

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Afternoon Tea at the Milestone Hotel London

Afternoon Tea at the Milestone Hotel London

Afternoon Tea is one of my favorite things to do when I visit the UK.  We've been once before in London and twice in Scotland.  This trip we brought our son to London for the first time and he was really excited to experience a "fancy" tea. We chose the...

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Las Vegas Day Trip with Kids- Valley of Fire

Las Vegas Day Trip with Kids- Valley of Fire

About 12 years ago, my husband and I forgo-ed a traditional wedding (and all the stress that goes with it!), grabbed some family and a few friends and headed out for a destination wedding in Las Vegas! Did we get married by Elvis in a drive through chapel?  Did...

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London- 3 Days on a Budget!

London- 3 Days on a Budget!

London is notoriously known as one of the most expensive cities in the world.  Well, guess where my husband and I are headed for our 10 year wedding anniversary??  Yup, you guessed it...London (and Scotland!!).  But if you know me at all, you know I...

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2019 Travel Plans and a welcome back to blogging!!

2019 Travel Plans and a welcome back to blogging!!

In Juneau, Alaska- June 2018 It's been a long time since I've written a new post on my blog and hit publish. I say "and hit publish" because honestly, even though the last real article it looks that I wrote on here was back in September of 2017 (really?!)  I...

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