What You Need to Know to Enjoy 24 Hours at Disneyland

The Disneyland 24-hour event is tomorrow(!!) so I’m reposting this for any of you who might be thinking of attending (this year or future events).  Have fun!! Disneyland and Walt Disney World have hosted a 24-hour event every year since 2012.  Last year, Rick & I (with our friend Bonnie) attended our first of these 24-hour…

Disney Update: Disneyland Diamond Celebration

Being relatively new to the travel industry, I still enjoy the supplier updates that are regularly held in the Puget Sound area.  Of course, I always look forward to the Disney updates and the Disneyland Diamond Celebration update was no exception to that. The April 21st update at the HIlton Bellevue was focused on the…

Alaska Air Debuts Self-Tagged Bags with a Bonus

Upfront disclaimer: Alaska Airlines is my hometown airline and the go-to airline for my personal travel. Alaska Air is frequently on the leading edge of incorporating technology into their systems and services.  The latest new idea: Tag your bag at home. We’ve taken a whole step out of your check-in process by giving you the…

Disney On A VERY Limited Budget

First, my apologies for starving this blog.  Life has been too busy for the last month and I haven’t taken the time to post.  That will change. Second, people who know me know that I am a BUDGET traveler.  No if, and, or buts…I will find that deal if I have to spend hours doing…

Disneyland Update – Spring 2015

Once or twice a year, Delena Bixler (the Disney marketing rep for Washington and Alaska) sponsors a Disney update for Puget Sound area travel agents.  Last night’s update was great!!  Most of the evening was spent describing the upcoming activities at the Disneyland Resort (which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a series of special activities…

Top 7 Things to do While in Venice, Italy

I reposted this blog from the Dauntless Jaunter as I think it provides good advice and reflects my own visits. I have been to Venice three times in my life.  The first time was the summer of 1977 when (at the age of 15) I was traveling with a school group.  We were only there for one night and my memories…