We're T-20 days until we board the Carnival Vista, and I have to admit that I'm getting pretty excited. Granted, this is our parent company's national conference, so it'll be a busy week, but still, we're both pretty excited to see this ship in person! Our 3 previous Carnival sailings were over Thanksgiving, and they … Continue reading It’s Almost Vista Time!
This adventure was part of our Thanksgiving trip to Disney World, and I can honestly say it's one of the coolest things I've ever done at any theme park. We were on the 8am tour on Thanksgiving day, which meant meeting at the entrance to Animal Kingdom before the park opened. Being that it was my birthday … Continue reading Animal Kingdom: Wild Africa Trek
With everything going on the past couple of months, I haven't had time to cover our Thanksgiving trip to Disney World, so it's time to fix that. First up, our experience with the Plus Dining Plan, which gives each person on the plan 1 table service meal, 1 quick service meal, and 1 snack for each night of … Continue reading Disney Dining – Round 2
With travel season approaching, I've been working on changes to the photo and video gear I carry with me. There was a time when I would carry my Nikon DSLR and all of my lenses with me on vacation, but over the past few years I've gotten to the point where I wanted to go as … Continue reading Travel Photography – What’s In My Bag?
We stopped in Aruba on Thanksgiving day 2013 while on the Carnival Breeze, and it was definitely an excellent way to spend Thanksgiving, as Aruba is an incredibly beautiful and scenic island. I love to be outside on the ship watching our arrival in to port, and the beauty of the island really made getting up … Continue reading Our 3rd Favorite Port: Aruba