A day at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

A day at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

A couple of weeks ago we had the chance to stop by Epcot during the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. Much like the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival held each year in the fall, the Flower & Garden Festival gives guests a chance to wander around the World Showcase enjoying tastes, sips, sights and events that are exclusive to the festival. Having visited Walt Disney World–and more specifically, Epcot–several times during special events … Continue reading A day at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

Best restaurants in Huntsville, Alabama

Best restaurants in Huntsville, Alabama

Special thanks to the Huntsville/Madison County CVB for hosting our Huntsville dining tour. In an effort to prepare for our relocation later this year, we recently traveled to Huntsville, Alabama for a preliminary visit. Going in, I had no idea what to expect. Having lived in both Augusta, Georgia and Nashville, Tennessee, I was accustomed to what life in the south might look like. I was a bit thrown off by Huntsville, though, because everything … Continue reading Best restaurants in Huntsville, Alabama

What to wear to Disney

What to wear to Disney :: outfit inspiration for each WDW park

It’s Travel Tuesday here on the Spot. I thought I’d change it up a bit by offering a little something different for this week’s travel post. Namely? I’m sharing some fashion inspiration for one of my favorite vacation destinations. C’mon. You guys know where I’m going with this, don’t you? Yep. You guessed it. We’re talking Disney parks. I adopted the task of creating one outfit that would be perfect for each of Disney’s four … Continue reading What to wear to Disney

Paso Robles dining :: 5 must-try menu items

Special thanks to TravelPaso for hosting our stay and dining experiences. During our recent visit to Paso Robles, we had the opportunity to dine at some of the area’s best restaurants–from fast casual to gourmet–and I’m here today to share an inside glimpse at Paso’s culinary scene. But rather than wax poetic about every last detail, I’m instead opting to share my picks for the¬†five menu items you’ve simply got to try the next time … Continue reading Paso Robles dining :: 5 must-try menu items

Sonoita, Arizona wine trail :: tips from a frequent visitor

Sonoita, Arizona wine trail :: tips from a frequent visitor

Visitors to southeast Arizona can count on us for two things: plentiful sunshine and really, really good authentic Mexican food. It may come as a surprise, then, that we can also boast being home to several wineries that produce award-winning wines. Arizona’s only official American Viticulture Area is located about an hour south and east of Tucson in what would otherwise be strictly a ranch town. The Sonoita/Elgin area is home to ten tasting rooms–some … Continue reading Sonoita, Arizona wine trail :: tips from a frequent visitor

Weekend getaway :: Paso Robles

Best bets for dining, accommodations & activities in Paso Robles

Special thanks to TravelPaso for hosting our Paso Robles getaway, including accommodations, dining and activities. All opinions shared here reflect my genuine experience. There are certain destinations that every traveler must visit at least once. For instance, is there anybody who argues that sooner than later you’ve simply¬†got to try a hot dog on the streets of New York? Or drink champagne under the twinkling lights of the Eiffel tower? These are the cities expected … Continue reading Weekend getaway :: Paso Robles

Two unique ways to see the vineyards of Paso Robles

Two unique ways to see the vineyards of Paso Robles | Such the Spot

Special thanks to Travel Paso, Outback Trail Rides and Margarita Adventures for hosting our experiences in Paso Robles. The opinions I’m sharing reflect my genuine experience. When I travel with my family, I set out to do two things: Have fun. Make memories. Pretty simple, right? In most cases, yes. I will say, however, that it took us a few tries before we learned the key to having fun and making memories no matter where … Continue reading Two unique ways to see the vineyards of Paso Robles

Our Hawaiian Adventure :: Days 4 & 5

Our Hawaiian Adventure | Such the Spot

Day four was an exciting one in our Hawaii itinerary because it marked a big change in our trip: we drove from the Hilo side of the island to the Kona side. But not before stopping at the Hilo Farmer’s Market. It was a high priority on my list because it’s rated as one of the world’s best. I’m so glad we went. Not only were the colorful fruits and flowers a feast for the … Continue reading Our Hawaiian Adventure :: Days 4 & 5