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Maui/Kauai 2016

For Randy’s 50th birthday, he wanted to celebrate with friends and family in Kauai.  We spent a couple of days in Maui, then went to Kauai for 2 weeks to hang out and have fun with the friends and family…

Japan 2016

Randy’s parents (Harold and Lil) were celebrating their 50th anniversary, and we offered to take them anywhere they liked.  They chose Japan.  When Lil’s sisters (Bea and Kay) heard about the trip, they asked to come along with us.  So,…

Tulum 2016

As we had been to Hawaii many, many times, we thought we would try a winter getaway to Mexico for a change.  We had only been to Tijuana for a day trip, and to Cozumel as a stop on our…

Brussels 2016

We had some unexpected time off between Christmas and New Year’s, so we decided to find a place we could get to using last minute Aeroplan points.  We finding flights to Brussels, so we booked a trip 5 days before leaving. …

London 2015

To celebrate my Mom’s 75th birthday, I offered to take her on a trip.  She chose London.  We booked a 2-bedroom flat in London and spent 10 days there.  My brother Dennis joined us for part of the trip.  Highlights…

California 2015

A quick weekend trip to Sacramento (to meet up with Randy), then off to Napa and Tiburon to celebrate my birthday (and drink lots of champagne) with our friends Georgeann and Desmond.  Didn’t write a travel journal for this trip,…

Turkey 2015

For our 20th wedding anniversary, we decided to go away on a quick trip to Istanbul, Turkey.  As we were only gone a week, we didn’t see anything outside Istanbul, but had a wonderful time exploring the city.  The highlights…

Kauai 2014

Another trip to Kauai – this time 3 full weeks all on one island, with an overnight in Honolulu to start.  We spent 1 week in the Kapaa area, then the next 2 weeks in Poipu, where we hung out…

Portland 2014

We took a weekend trip to Portland, Oregon with my Mom and brother Dennis to celebrate my Mom’s birthday in August.  The highlight of the trip was a Food Truck tour.  I didn’t do a travel journal, but here are…