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United States: What to See and Do in Anchorage, Alaska, in 2016

Cruising to Alaska? An Alaska travel guide on what to see and do in Anchorage in 2013 - travel and vacation information, travel deals, Alaska cruises, adventure travel.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Oct 18, 2015

On Vacation With Our Moms

The last two days of our vacation featured a beach day at the gorgeous Hanalei Bay and a pool day at our hotel.  The water of was warm, clear and shallow.  The waves were just enough to make me jump but not enough to scare me too badly and...
by Pink Sunshine on Aug 11, 2015

Warning: Hazardous Cliff

Warning: Hazardous Cliff! The ground may break off without warning and you could be seriously injured or killed. Stay back from the edge. Well, we can't say they didn't warn us.Friday was our only other early wake up call.  We set alarms, wo...
by Pink Sunshine on Aug 4, 2015

Just Beachy

The retired mothers are used to sleeping in, but us working stiffs have internal clocks that naturally set to earlier so we were usually up before them.  The morning of day five in Kauai, we took an early walk around the hotel grounds.  MJ...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 28, 2015

Gone Biking

Anything and everything you do in Kauai is taken up a notch just because of the amazing view and even when you can't see the view everything is just better because you are there.  We spent our 4th day in Kauai biking.  We rented bikes from...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 21, 2015

Totally Worth the Early Morning Wake Up

Port Allen and our chariot for the dayThe first thing you have to know about Hawaii is that the weather is perfect.  All.  The.  Time.  Mexico is blazing hot in the summer and NYC is too cold in the winter.  San Diego is pr...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 14, 2015

Central Park West and Brooklyn

Thursday was bike riding in Central Park day.  It was the first of three mornings in a row that we ate at this awesome little hole in the wall type cheapo spot Angela's Sandwich Shop for breakfast where we could get two really yummy breakfast sa...
by Pink Sunshine on Oct 7, 2014

Live Studio Audience and The High Line

If two bloggers meet up and there are no photos to document said event did it really happen?  I'm going to say yes and that I kicked myself in the butt all the way back to my hotel because I finally met Ameena after years of reading each others...
by Pink Sunshine on Oct 3, 2014

NYC: The 9/11 Memorial Museum

We got to NYC pretty late on Sunday night and took a super shuttle to our hotel.  I wasn't surprised that there was traffic that late.  I wouldn't expect anything less from NYC.  We stayed in Manhattan at West 57th Street by Hilton Clu...
by Pink Sunshine on Oct 1, 2014

When in Buffalo

Buffalo New York  has never been on my list of places to visit but I will say that they have the friendliest people I've ever encountered anywhere on any trip.  We found ourselves chatting with friendly strangers just about every place we w...
by Pink Sunshine on Sep 28, 2014

Post Vacation Realities

The oh so charming brownstones of BrooklynWe got home from vacation on Saturday night.  As usual, the first thing we do is unpack.  In the house and up the stairs where we park our luggage in front of the laundry room and start unloading.&n...
by Pink Sunshine on Sep 22, 2014

I Want Out

I'm having a really good week.The other day I grabbed raw eggs instead of hard boiled eggs by accident to eat at work for breakfast. Luckily, all it took was one small tap and no mess for me to realize it but it was a bummer that I lost half my brea...
by Pink Sunshine on Sep 11, 2014

Las Vegas Confessions

Over the weekend we ran off to Las Vegas.  I love that place.  I don't necessarily do anything I can't do at home besides club all night (well I can do that at home I just don't want to) but I just really love the warm nights, anything goes...
by Pink Sunshine on Aug 13, 2014

The Food

Oh my gosh the food.  They don't call it Gourmet Inclusive for nothing.  We ate a lot and it was amazing and expensive enough to deserve it's very own post. For breakfast everyday we went to Flavours which is buffet style.  They are a...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 23, 2014

Swimming With the Fishes and Bikini Bull Riding

So here's the part where I tell you why I may never go into the ocean ever again.The second day there we went into the ocean on the Azul Fives side.  There was a lot of rock to get through that was kind of painful on the feet before you got to...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 21, 2014

Eat. Beach. Drink. Repeat. Karaoke.

Wednesday was another picture perfect day much like the ones that came before it.  Eat.  Beach.  Drink.  Repeat.  That about sums it up.  We'd roll out of bed around 9:30am, go to breakfast at Flavors then hit the beac...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 17, 2014

Eat as Much as Possible Wearing as Little as Possible

Breakfast AppointmentDAY 3 I don't think we've ever had a vacation with zero plans.  There were a few day excursions in mind but we figured we'd limit it to one or two at the most so we could fully enjoy the resort and get our money's worth.&nbs...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 16, 2014

Off The Grid

The Cancun heat hits you immediately.  It's hot! I was so excited when the driver held up a sign with our name on it.  I've always wanted that to happen.  It was like a dream come true and a good start to our trip.  It took us abo...
by Pink Sunshine on Jul 14, 2014

A Life That Doesn't Require Vacation

Oh my gosh.  This week!!!!  I was supposed to be all about stress packing and getting my work outs in but it didn't quite turn out that way.  I only managed two work outs.  Monday I had a friend over to do a Mary Kay consult. ...
by Pink Sunshine on Jun 27, 2014

I Screwed Up

Azul Fives HotelI'm an idiot.  It is with great sadness that I have to admit I totally screwed up when I booked the hotel for our Cancun trip.  We're still going but if I knew then what I know now we would probably be staying elsewhere.&nbs...
by Pink Sunshine on Jun 5, 2014


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