Agritourism and Plymouth, Massachusetts

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This was my favorite day! I started off the day at Honey Pot Hill Orchards in Stowe, Massachusetts to go apple picking.  Honey Pot Hill Orchard Entrance I’ve had berry picking on my list of things I want to do forever now, so I was excited to do something similar. When I arrived I purchased a […]

Boston, Massachusetts

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The next day I headed to Boston with a ticket for Old Town Trolley Tours. I started off in Boston Common and Public Garden, Boston’s largest park, founded in 1634. The park is 50 acres and was so pretty! Boston Public Garden Boston Public Garden From there I walked to the corner of the park […]

Salem, Massachusetts

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My favorite Halloween movie is “Hocus Pocus.” I remember the first time I saw it, probably in 1993, at a horse awards banquet in Denton, Texas, and it’s a movie I own today. The movie takes place in Salem, Massachusetts, so I recently decided to travel there for a long weekend. I started off my […]

Kauai, Hawaii (Day 6)

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Today was a rainy day. We drove to Amini beach just a little south of the hotel because we had been told it was a great place to snorkel. We parked at one spot and walked out to the beach, then walked down farther to where there were more people, but didn’t really see many […]

Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii (Day 5)

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After our breakfast and coffee this morning, we headed downstairs to the bar for ukulele lessons. Oh my gosh, it was very difficult with my nails, also difficult since I’ve never played anything but a piano! Our teacher taught us three chords so we could play “You Are My Sunshine.” I didn’t realize the lyrics […]

Koloa & Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii (Day 7 & travel days)

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On last full day in Kauai, I really wanted to go snorkeling again, so we drove back out to Koloa (all hour twenty minutes) and went snorkeling at the same spot again. I was really excited because we saw turtles again!!! Two of them! And then we also saw these creatures: black durgon, moorish idol, […]

Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii (Day 4)

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Today we had our snorkeling tour! We’re told in the summer, the north end of the island is very calm and great for snorkeling, and in the winter, the south end is very calm. Our guide, the owner of Reef Guides Hawaii, gives snorkeling tours from the St. Regis Princeville beach in the summer, but since it’s […]

Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii (Day 3)

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Today we started off the day with tea, then headed down for breakfast. I tried a spiny looking fruit called rambutan and carambola (star fruit). Wasn’t a big fan of either, but they were interesting and really pretty. I also had POG juice (passion fruit+orange+guava)… so good! Carambola (star fruit) and rambutan After checking off […]

Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii (Day 2)

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On Monday morning we had the hotel’s fantastic buffet breakfast again with a beautiful view and headed a few miles away to Princeville Ranch to go zip lining. The view from breakfast After getting our harness and helmets on, we rode across the street and out into the ranch a bit and then hiked a […]

Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii (Travel & Day 1)

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After a flight to LA on Friday and a morning flight from LA on Saturday, we arrived in Kauai, Hawaii for our honeymoon–yahoo! A couple from my family, Bruce Wayne and Annetta were on our flight so we chatted with them a bit after landing and learned they were renting a car. After being in […]