Cruising Alaska on the Island Princess (Sept 7-14)

On our most recent trip we went on a cruise to Alaska, and then spent a few days in Vancouver. I must say that this trip was one of the best holidays in my life (it didn’t beat my 30th birthday extravaganza or honeymoon, but I’d say it would make my top 3). Below was … Continue reading Cruising Alaska on the Island Princess (Sept 7-14)

Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

Gambit and I went away with LQ (our friend visiting from Hong Kong) for Memorial Day weekend to Philadelphia. Saturday – May 28 We took the 9:05am Amtrak from Penn Station. After we dropped our bags off at our respective hotels – Gambit and I stayed at the Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square, and LQ stayed … Continue reading Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

Memphis in May (and a little bit of April)

We visited Memphis over a long weekend (April 30 - May 2) . I didn’t know it at the time of booking but it was the same weekend of the annual Beale Street Music Festival. I was super excited to see that Meghan Trainor was the headline for the Saturday night – the day we were flying … Continue reading Memphis in May (and a little bit of April)