Posts Tagged ‘Hotel’

Disney’s Aulani Resort – A Quick Overview

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Whether you’re a Grandma, Gran, Nana, or Oma, the Disney’s Aulani Resort is the place to celebrate a multi-generational vacation together!  I was lucky enough to be chosen for the Aulani Fam Trip, October 20-23, 2016, to the Island of Oahu and had not been to the area since the 1980’s when the JW Marriott […]

A quick hotel overview – Oahu and Maui with Pleasant Holidays

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Aloha! After three days in Oahu and three days in Maui with Pleasant Holidays, I’m already counting the days until I can visit again! I went with a group of 47 fellow travel agents and saw as much as I possibly could. On Oahu, I got to experience the fun elegance that is The Royal […]

Guanacaste and Papagayo, Costa Rica

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

By Barbara Bagnall We arrived at the Liberia airport on April 30th and stayed one night at the Hilton Garden Inn.  It is conveniently located right across from the airport.  When you are arriving on a late flight it is nice to stay close to the airport.  Accommodations were clean and comfortable and breakfast was included. […]

Disneyland Resort – A Quick Overview

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

I was privileged to attend this event as a representative of Carefree Vacations.  It was a wonderful experience. We stayed at the beautiful Grand Californian Resort and Spa.  Throughout the three-day program, we met for educational seminars, we did site inspections of the Disney Resort properties as well as Good Neighbor properties, we had a […]

New York City and Regent Seven Seas, Part 1

Friday, January 9th, 2015

New York City and Regent Seven Seas, Seven Seas Navigator Canada and New England cruise Recently in New York City I had an opportunity to see the sights like a real tourist. I flew on a red eye flight arriving into the city about 7:30 am. My first night was booked at the Element Hotel […]

Fiji, The Heart of the South Pacific, Part 2

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

LIKULIKU LAGOON RESORT The speedboat ride from Tokoriki took about 30 min to Likuliku (“meaning calm water”).  This is Fiji’s first and only resort with over-water bures.  A total of 46 bures (10 of which are over-water) with most of them lining the pristine beachfront and some with private plunge pools.  One evening we had a […]

Fiji, The Heart of the South Pacific, Part 1

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

I recently was given the opportunity to visit Fiji and out of Fiji’s 333 islands, we started our journey up in the Northern islands. After arriving in Nadi on Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu with Fiji Airways, nonstop from Los Angeles (10 1/2 hrs), we had a short rest at the Sonaisali Resort–a good […]

Adventures by Disney brings on the WOW factor in Italy

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Adventures by Disney | 9 Days 8 Nights Rome, Tuscany, Florence and Venice WOW Whimsical Outstanding Wonderful “Wow” doesn’t even begin to describe my trip to Italy.  Since it was my first visit, it was even more amazing and a one of a kind experience. We had  the opportunity to explore one of the most fascinating […]

Kauai, The Garden Isle

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

I recently returned from a lovely 10 day vacation to Kauai and although I have been to this Island many times, it is a place to come back to – over and over. Kauai offers you a sense of what Hawaii must have been like when Captain Cook first arrived. With its misty peaks, the […]

The Art, Architechture, History and Culture of Russia, Part 2

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Saturday’s itinerary included Red Square, Lenin’s Tomb, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Tretyakov Art Gallery, and the Kuskovo Park and Estate. The day was capped off with a dinner cruise on the Moscow River on a beautiful Radisson ship. The food, atmosphere, and sites were all relaxing and interesting. Early on a Sunday morning it was off […]