Category: Florida

Key West, Florida

Our first port was Key West, Florida.  Stephen and I wandered with my parents along the Main Street, while my sister and brother in law went snorkeling or some water activity. There were two goals we had: 1) visit the Southmost point of the United States, and 2) […]

December 2018: Hello, Miami!

When I was younger, we usually went on a family vacation during Christmas.  As I got older, it got harder to take the time off but this year we all went on cruise to Cuba, Colombia and the ABC islands in the Caribbean.  We arrived Miami at 7:00 […]

Disney Villains Pin Event

It’s Friday the 13th of September, 2013.  The pin event theme is Villains, and while it should sound impressive, I was underwhelmed on the choices they offered on merchandise.  Perhaps that was good, as I didn’t really stay for the event, but went mostly to socialize. Event sack […]

Dinner at Cat Cora’s Koussina

There’s good and bad things about traveling by myself.  The bad part is, unless you have dinner plans, you have to eat by yourself.  The good part is you can always join other people for dinner.  Roger has always been a great friend and invites me to join […]

Sept 2013: Walt Disney World

I have an annual pass for both Disneyland and Disney World.  Last year I was a roommate with Sandy and this year I’m staying with her again, as well as with Kelly and Sandy’s significant other, Dan, at Yacht and Beach Club, which is a Disney Vacation club resort. […]


It’s not a visit to Orlando, without stopping at Disney World.  We parked our car at Epcot, and took the monorail to Magic Kingdom. After playing at Magic Kingdom, we made our way to Hollywood Studios to have dinner at Prime Time Cafe, and to see the Osborne’s […]

December 15: Jewel of the Sea

I went with my parents on a 4-day cruise from Tampa to Cozumel, Mexico on Royal Carribean’s Jewel of the Sea.  The ship was all festive with holiday decorations.  While the cruise itself was nice, the food was just ok, and the on board entertainment was disappointing.