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Life is too short to be standing still! Follow me as I visit as many places as I can... food, shopping, destinations!! If that destination includes an Anaheim Ducks hockey game? Well, heck, that's even better.

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Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland opened a new land called Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.  The land is adjacent to Fantasyland, and pops out next to the Hungry Bear restaurant in Critter Country.  Reservations are required from May 30 until June 23rd, which sold out on the day they were released. The other […]

Anaheim, CA: The Blind Rabbit

There’s a food hall in Anaheim called the Anaheim Packing District.  The hall used to be the packing center for citrus in 1919.  Now, its a culinary collection of 50 food and beverage kiosks, and hidden on the first level is this Speakeasy called the Blind Rabbit. Find […]

Pioneertown, CA: Pappy & Harriett’s

Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace is located near Joshua Tree National Park and is the only bar / restaurant and music venue in Pioneertown, California.  We had dinner reservations at 7:00 on the Sunday before Memorial Day… and good thing we did! Without a reservations, the wait time […]

Disneyland: Dapper Day, Spring 2019

Dapper Day is an unofficial weekend event held at Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris, where people get dressed up and stroll around the resort.  It is held twice a year, and last Fall, Stephen and I participated for the first time.  We enjoyed it so much, […]

Anaheim: Ballast Point, Downtown Disney

Ballast Point is a brewing company based in San Diego, California. They have 4 locations in San Diego, one in Temecula, Long Beach, Chicago (IL), Daleville (VA) and one in downtown Disney, Anaheim. The location used to belong to Build a Bear, but Disney wanted more eateries, and […]

Classic Afternoon Tea at Disneyland hotel

I was trying to find something special for Valentine’s Day and came across the “Classic Disney Afternoon Tea” inside Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel. The hotel was also integrating the “Mickey’s 90th Celebration” as a tea theme, so their “normal” afternoon tea included specially decorated treats for […]

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Santiago de Cuba is our second Cuba stop of the cruise.  Unlike the hustle and bustle of Havana, Santiago de Cuba is a sleepy colonial town.  Unfortunately for us, we arrived on January 2nd, when most of the town was still closed from celebrating too much of the […]

New Year’s Eve at Oranjestad, Aruba

The “A” of the ABC Islands is Aruba. Boutiques, upscale chain stores and street vendors, as wells as casinos and a wide range of restaurants, dance clubs and bars, make the capital Oranjestad a popular destination in Aruba. Our ship arrived on New Year’s Eve, so many shops […]

ABC Islands: Kralendijk, Bonaire

Stop 2 of the ABC Islands: Bonaire Kralendijk is the chief town, known for the beaches, and diving sports like snorkeling and skin diving.  It’s the sleepiest of the ABC Islands, and the main area is tiny with a few shops and restaurants.  If you’re not into water […]

ABC Islands: Willemstad,Curaçao

Following Cartagena, our next 3 stops were the “ABC” Islands… Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao, but in the opposite order, starting with “C”, Curaçao, pronounced cure-a-sao.  The Islands are in the Dutch Caribbean, part of the Netherlands, but are not part of the European Union. When we docked at […]