Cities of Knights & Lights tour with Adventures by Disney – day 2

If you read about our rough start in London, you’ll be happy to hear that day two of our trip was much better.  As is family tradition, we began the day by taking a self-portrait in the hotel room before heading down for breakfast. Those jeans and jacket that Torri is wearing?  Both were purchases we made on Oxford Street the night before.  The good news is that Torri’s suitcase would indeed arrive at the … Continue reading Cities of Knights & Lights tour with Adventures by Disney – day 2

Cities of Knights & Lights tour with Adventures by Disney – day 1

Two weeks after she walked across the stage to collect her diploma, Torri and I set off for our grand European adventure.  It was June 5th, a Wednesday.  Our flight was to Atlanta was to depart Tucson in the late afternoon.  We were scheduled to have a two-hour layover in Atlanta, the perfect amount of time to grab a quick bite to eat before boarding our red-eye to London.  Ah, but the best laid plans… … Continue reading Cities of Knights & Lights tour with Adventures by Disney – day 1

Five things you must experience in London

Just over four months from now, Torri and I will be embarking on a mother/daughter trip across the pond in celebration of her high school graduation.  We’re both beside ourselves with excitement; the itinerary for our trip is chock-full of life list must dos.  Given the catalog of Adventures by Disney trips to choose from, Torri settled on the Cities of Knights and Lights itinerary with very little indecision.  Because Adventures by Disney has already … Continue reading Five things you must experience in London

Family travel :: Guadeloupe

*I’m picking up right from where I left off.  If you haven’t been following my most recent posts you may want to scroll down a bit.* Our day in St. Maarten ushered in four back-to-back port days (St. Maarten, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Martinique), which was a little much.  I’ve found that there are two types of cruisers: The type who cruise solely for the sake of cruising and find port days to be a momentary distraction. … Continue reading Family travel :: Guadeloupe