An Awakening at Emeril’s

On June 1, 2020, the social media pages of Emeril’s New Orleans updated its guests and staff that the restaurant would remain closed until it could safely reopen. As of the date of this blog post, the Emeril’s New Orleans website displays a banner that reads: “We are temporarily closed. Please check back for updates.” … Continue reading An Awakening at Emeril’s

The Winds of Change

"The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings."Kakuzō Okakura - “The Book of Tea” Can you remember where you were when you heard that the spread of coronavirus might be serious enough to close schools, businesses, and churches? The possibility was real enough to me when a friend sent me a … Continue reading The Winds of Change

Preparing for a Disney Cruise

A Disney Cruise is an experience that you will always remember, and preparing to sail an Eastern or Western Caribbean itinerary with Disney Cruise Line is in some ways similar to preparing for other cruises, yet not like any other cruise you will prepare for. This post will help you get ready for 7-night cruises … Continue reading Preparing for a Disney Cruise

(Re)Discover Your City

It has been a long time since I visited New Orleans. I’ve been in the city many times, but I’ve never visited New Orleans. We travel with our kids several times a year, and I often wondered how the city of New Orleans could translate into a family-friendly travel experience. I planned a few activities … Continue reading (Re)Discover Your City

Beautiful Alberta: Where to Stay, What to Do

IMPORTANT NOTE: The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic may affect the availability of activities that I participated in during my visit to Lake Louise. Prior to your stay, call, email or visit the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise website and Lake Louise Ski Resort for closures and updates. Lake Louise, Alberta is a beautiful place. … Continue reading Beautiful Alberta: Where to Stay, What to Do

Winter Wonderland: Wardrobe and Wellness

  In February 2018, I had the privilege of spending five days at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Warm weather destinations are my preference, and much to my surprise, I enjoyed every moment of my visit to the winter wonderland of Alberta. If you like to plan travel in advance, now is the time to … Continue reading Winter Wonderland: Wardrobe and Wellness