A Weekend in Las Vegas

We headed to Sin City Memorial Day weekend in 2009 with a big group of friends. We were there to cheer on David's friend from high school who had a fight at UFC 98 at the MGM Grand. This was my first trip to this city and it certainly lived up to what I expected... Continue Reading →

A Long Weekend in Hilton Head

Hilton Head is a quick four hour drive from Jacksonville Beach and it's a great destination for a family getaway. We stayed at one of the Disney resorts in the area with my sister's family. It's the ideal location for little ones - there is a ton of stuff to keep them entertained! There is... Continue Reading →

Family Fun in Orlando

Orlando is just a quick two-hour trip from Jacksonville Beach and it’s a popular destination for friends and family. We’ve spent a couple of weekends in Orlando over the last few years spending time with my sister and her family. Disney is of course the biggest draw in the area. We’ve been to Disney before,... Continue Reading →

A Week in Playa del Carmen

We spent our first wedding anniversary in Playa del Carmen. We decided that year that it would be our tradition to take a memorable vacation every year to celebrate our anniversary. It was our way of ensuring we carved out time for just us two each year – kind of like an investment in our... Continue Reading →

Daytona Beach and the Country 500

As soon as David found out Chris Stapleton was playing at the Country 500 in Daytona Beach, we immediately bought tickets. The festival, held each year on Memorial Day weekend, is located on the Daytona International Speedway grounds. It was really fun to see this racing icon up close. The crowd was great and the... Continue Reading →

A Few Weekends in the Windy City

Chicago is hands down my favorite city in the U.S. and it is definitely in David’s top five. I really wanted to live here when we first started exploring places to move outside of Baton Rouge. David of course did not want to endure the harsh winters, which I can totally agree with. We are... Continue Reading →

A Week in the Dominican Republic

We headed to the Dominican Republic for some much-needed rest and relaxation in December of 2014. We decided to visit the Cap Cana area of the island instead of the more touristy Punta Cana. Cap Cana is located on the eastern tip of the island. The newly constructed master planned community included a beautiful marina,... Continue Reading →

A Weekend in Savannah

Savannah is a quintessential Southern city. It has all the best things we’ve come to know and love about the south -  super friendly people always ready to have a good time, southern accents, amazing food, and of course walking down the street with your favorite beverage in hand. Savannah reminded us so much of... Continue Reading →

A Weekend in Atlanta

We headed to Atlanta for the weekend to enjoy some amazing music at the Shakey Knees festival at Centennial Olympic Park. One of my all-time favorite bands, the xx, was headlining the event. Plus, there were so many other really great bands playing, it was a no-brainer for us to make the 1-hour flight from... Continue Reading →

A Weekend in Granada and Trinidad

Grandad was not a travel destinations on our radar. That is, until my sister visited the island and raved about her fabulous experience at the Sandal’s Resort located there. We decided to make it a destination for a summer getaway for our family in 2015. I must say, this was David and my first time... Continue Reading →

30A: Rosemary Beach to Santa Rosa

The Emerald Coast of Florida may very well be the most beautiful part of the state we have ever visited. It’s an area frequented by many of our hometown friends and celebrities alike. All for good reason of course: crystal clear blue water, white sugar sand, amazing restaurants and several festivals and events throughout the... Continue Reading →

Four Days in Madrid and Segovia

We arrived at Madrid Atocha station after a quick train ride from Barcelona. We grabbed a taxi, dropped off our bags at our hotel and headed straight to Retiro Park. Outside of the park, we were introduced to the female sculptures that adorned the city. The four outside of the park gates may have been... Continue Reading →

One Night in Paris

We decided to make a trip to London and Paris to celebrate our birthdays. We found an amazing flight deal through Norwegian Air so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity. London and Paris are both amazing and beautiful cities. Here’s a breakdown of our Parisian journey. We took the Eurostar rail from London to Paris arriving in... Continue Reading →

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