Archives for Amy Ortiz
A Family Cruise Is A Great Way to Maximize Vacation Time

If you’ve never taken a cruise vacation, guess what?  You are in the majority.  According to CLIA, the Cruise Lines International Association, only 24% of Americans have taken a cruise vacation.  People give a lot of different reasons for not cruising, but the one I’m going to address today is:  “I’ll get bored” or “I’ll… Read More »

A Long Week-end at Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms

The Wild Dunes Resort may be one of the sweetest spots on the Carolina coast.  Its situated on an expanse of beautiful beach in the quaint little town of Isle of Palms, and a short 2o minute drive to Charleston.  Since our summer of fun with guests from far away kept rolling, my sis and… Read More »

North Beach Plantation, An Upscale Resort in North Myrtle

This year, summer arrived for our family with a ton of visitors from Colorado.  And what do those land-locked mountain lovers want to do when they visit the Carolinas in July?  Hit the beach of course! For our first round of guests, we entertained Scott’s parents, along with his sister and her family, for a… Read More »

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

Before sharing thoughts about Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, I went back and reviewed my review of Sandos Playacar from 2009.  You see, technically Scott and I began this blog last spring in 2013.  But since I’ve been working in the Travel Industry since 2008, I’d already made attempts at blog years ago using the free… Read More »

My ‘Simplify Your Life’ Packing List

Hanging from the wall in my kitchen is a platter that reads ‘Simplify Your Life’.  Its a mantra I embrace, although not easily.  I tend to accumulate stuff.  I am by no means a hoarder, and nothing falls on top of you when you open my closets (anymore), but I have a lot of ‘stuff’… Read More »

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