Our Best and Worst Travel Moments of 2016

The end of the year is near! This is a good time to reflect on the past 12 months, and it made us think of our best and worst travel moments of 2016. Nancy’s Best Travel Moments 1) Visiting Virgin Gorda Baths It seems like a lifetime ago, but in January we stopped at Tortola,…

Family Trip to Denver Without a Car

Last month, my family visited Denver over Thanksgiving break (see my review of our hotel). While we have visited Denver many times, the big difference with this trip is that we visited Denver without a car. Why would we do that? For starters, since we were staying in a hotel downtown, parking was $42 a…

Searching for Bono and Licking Donuts in Ireland

Idiots Abroad: Taking Small Kids on a Whirlwind Tour of Europe I Flew Ryanair and I loved it! Challenges of Vacationing With a Large Family in Europe, and More! German Castles, Ausfahrt Jokes and the Sound of Music Amalfi Coast, Pompeii and Pizza Galore  The Long Way Home to Belarus… Literally Searching for Bono and…

Reevaluating My 5/24 Status

My previous office job involved a lot of Excel spreadsheets, so that is how I’m used to organizing my personal finances. I have an Excel spreadsheet that shows my monthly expenditures for the past 13 years! Online sites, who needs ‘em? Ok, now that I’ve confessed that, I can tell you that I have a…