Category Archives: Trip Report

Foodie Friday: Eating at The Orange Tree Pub

Who’s up for a food-based post? I hope you’re hungry, because the British like them some big portions! First, let’s look at the venue: This Gastropub is located at 7 Totteridge Village, London, England. It holds a 4.1 Star rating … Continue reading

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Events: The Science Behind Pixar Travelling Animation Exhibit

We had a Rootin’ Tootin’ good time at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan back in October of 2017. Pixar had come to town to teach one and all about the science behind how everyone’s favorite animated classics are … Continue reading

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Places: Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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Taking Silly Pictures at Disney

We have now taken 8 Disney vacations together as a married couple (I have gone to Walt Disney World twice as a child with my family). We hope to take our 9th trip together this coming November, but we haven’t … Continue reading

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Places: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida

Today we are looking back on a visit we made to an unusual theme park that would be perfect for your next family adventure. Welcome aboard! W E E K I     W A C H E E     S P R … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise Line Wine Selection

Our first (and only) Disney Cruise didn’t turn out the way we had hoped. And we are unlikely to ever shell out the serious cash to take one again. But there were highlights to the adventure! One was the booze. … Continue reading

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Canada’s Wonderland Vs. Disney Parks

Only one mountain, but it’s a doozy! When amusement parks go head to head, it’s very hard to pick a clear winner. Any determination will be highly subjective and depend entirely on the taste of the reviewer. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Places: The Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida

Today we are discussing a wonderful zoo that your family needs to visit: It seems funny for me to be a part of this loop because I don’t usually enjoy zoos. Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a rare exception, and the … Continue reading

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Disney’s Castaway Cay Snapshots

Although our first and only visit to Disney’s Castaway Cay was almost completely washed out, we still had a few moments to walk around and take pictures before the rains hit. And when I walk around a picturesque spot… I … Continue reading

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First Disney Cruise – Last Day and Evaluation

Just a footnote to Day Five: Because it was our 25th Wedding Anniversary, we were supposed to get a special anniversary dessert with our last dinner sitting, but we skipped it to enjoy more activities. We phoned and asked if … Continue reading

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