Tag Archives: Travel

Vintage HOLIDAY INN Key on Fob

Kemmons Wilson, a resident of Memphis, Tennessee, was inspired to build a motel after being disappointed by the poor quality of roadside accommodations during a family road trip. Now that might just be the most reactive and extreme thing to do just … Continue reading

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Places: Hawaii (Again) Chacksfield Orchestra LP

Before we begin, please check out my previous post containing not one, but two LPs featuring the music of Hawaii. With that done, I’ve turned up another vinyl record exploiting the phenomenon that was Polynesia with it’s culture and music. … Continue reading

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Places: Hawaiian Holiday and Paradise LPs

On August 21st of 1959 the island chain known as Hawaii became the 50th State of America. And then began the other 49 State’s love affair with all things Polynesian! Americans flocked to Hawaii in droves to soak up the … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Living Big in British Columbia

Even a diehard blogger needs a vacation! For two months my wife and I stayed with a nephew on Vancouver Island. We traveled around and took in the sights, like this spectacular one: No matter where we went it was … Continue reading

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Round Florida Tin Tray Souvenir

Florida is a divisive State. I’m not saying that Floridians try to divide anything or anyone. But rather, you either love Florida or you think it is the epicenter of everything crazy! Whatever your personal opinion is regarding The Sunshine … Continue reading

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Places: ‘Aloha From Hawaii’ Promotional Booklet

Old promotional booklets are a wonderful way to see what a place in the world was like ‘back in the day’, as it were. Hawaii has always been an exotic location that many want to visit, me included, but likely … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Butchart Gardens Focus Study

We paid a visit to the world-famous Butchart Gardens back in the Fall of 2021. With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming this space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. … Continue reading

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Greenlight Diecast Hitched Homes 1961 Airstream Bambi

“Heard the Bambi name before? For years, it’s been a nickname for our smallest single-axle travel trailers. But now Bambi is its own official family of lightweight, space-maximizing options ready to deliver a huge step up from the tent camping … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Weeki Wachee Springs Contrast Study

I have many passions. Obviously I enjoy Disney and all of its characters, movies, and Theme Parks. But I’m also an avid reader, so many of my posts will focus on vintage hardcover publications. But artwork and photography have always … Continue reading

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Exclusive ‘Hey Taxi!’ New York Disney Store Vinylmation

Checker Motors Corporation was a vehicle manufacturer and main subcontractor for the manufacturing of taxicabs used by the famous Checker Taxis, as well as other companies, in both New York and other major US cities. Checker made the iconic American taxi cab, valued by taxicab companies for … Continue reading

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