As the largest ski resort in the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise should be on every skier’s bucket list. With 4,200 skiable acres, it offers green, blue, and black runs from every one of its chairs, making it versatile and approachable for all skiers. It has been recognized as the #1 ski resort in Canada by the World Ski Awards … More Exploring Lake Louise – Part II
If you like to chase the sun when you ski, the Sunshine Village is your kind of place. With 3,300 of skiable acres for all skier levels, Sunshine has three faces — Mount Standish, Goat’s Eye, and Lookout Mountain — that offer all the good things a skier who loves blue bird days looks for in a ski resort. Plus, … More Exploring Banff – Part I
Last fall, my husband, Todd, and I made the decision that we were going to add a ski adventure to our 2016 winter plans. Having recently relocated back to Fort Lauderdale from the San Francisco Bay Area, we had spent plenty of seasons skiing Lake Tahoe and were ready to do something different.
We only had about one full day in Madrid and we were determined to make the best of it, packing in a tour of the Prado museum and National Palace. The Prado museum is probably one of the best museums in the world and is worth a visit. If you go, plan to dedicate at … More Touring Madrid in a Day
We took a day trip to Toledo, the old capitol of Spain. My opinion of Toledo in a single word – LOVE! It is only about an hour drive from Madrid. Thanks to my sis for recommending it. Plus, our hotel, Hotel Atlantico, happended to be one of the spots where the bus stops to pick … More Traversing through Toledo
After several days in Barcelona, we embarked on our next adventure. We had headed to the local train station the day before and bought one-way tickets to Madrid. With tickets in hand and suitcase handles in the other, we hopped in a taxi, headed for the station. Having traveled on a Eurail pass as a college … More The Train of Tranquility
We stayed at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Arts overlooking the Port Olimpic. The boardwalk is reminiscent of South Beach in Florida, dotted with bars and restaurants that don’t kick up until about 10 p.m. There are amazing sand castle artists in Barcelona…