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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico | WAVEJourney Travel Tip

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico | WAVEJourney Travel Tip

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – WAVEJourney Travel Tip   We would rather be enjoying sunny tropical days and the many entertaining activities for visitors to do in the Mexican resort city of Puerto Vallarta, along the Pacific Ocean! Since 1950 the population in Puerto Vallarta has risen from approximately 10,000 to just over 200,000. It is […]

Holland America Line: Mexican Riviera Christmas Cruise

Holland America Line: Mexican Riviera Christmas Cruise

Yes, it is early to talk about Christmas travel plans; but sometimes it is better to be in-the-know ahead of time so you don’t miss out on a great adventure! Holland America has a Christmas cruise along the Mexican Riviera which departs from San Diego on December 18th and returns on December 26th. It is […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Review: Escape to the Mexican Riviera

Norwegian Cruise Line Review: Escape to the Mexican Riviera

Jill and I sailed the Mexican Riviera onboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Star for eight days in the middle of November. This was our second cruise in 2006 on the Star, our first being a few months previously, to Alaska. The itinerary: Depart from The Port of Los Angeles, spend two days at sea before […]

Travel Oregon: Discovering Portland’s Museums & Eclectic Culture

Travel Oregon: Discovering Portland’s Museums & Eclectic Culture

Travel Oregon: Discovering Portland’s Museums & Eclectic Culture WJ Tested: Portland, Oregon Our annual trip list is never complete without at least one visit to Portland, Oregon – also commonly known as The City of Roses or Beervana. As our sojourns to this eclectic west coast city (population 583,776+/-), are, more often than not, during […]

Travel Richmond, BC: A Romantic Step Back in Time

Travel Richmond, BC: A Romantic Step Back in Time

Back in the 1970’s, my husband and I were high school sweethearts–bound together by heavy hearts and raging hormones. For two years we were never apart – dating, doting and devoted, from skiing the slopes of Grouse Mountain to strolling the shores of Spanish Banks. But like most teenage flings, things eventually took a turn […]

Travel Florida: Sophisticated Fort Lauderdale

Travel Florida: Sophisticated Fort Lauderdale

Travel Florida: Sophisticated Fort Lauderdale Don’t believe the movies! Fort Lauderdale got famous from spring break “where the boys are/beach boys” movies. So my image for years was of a bunch of soused college kids reeling along the sands. How wrong I was. Though I did find a bit of invented drama there: read on. […]

Travel Oregon: Discovering Portland’s Museums & Eclectic Culture

Travel Oregon: Discovering Portland’s Museums & Eclectic Culture

Travel Oregon: Discovering Portland’s Museums & Eclectic Culture Our annual trip list is never complete without at least one visit to Portland, Oregon – also commonly known as The City of Roses or Beervana. As our sojourns to this eclectic west coast city (population 583,776+/-), are, more often than not, during the summer months, we […]

Road Trip to California: Discovering Carlsbad

Road Trip to California: Discovering Carlsbad

Sleepy California beach towns have always been a favorite getaway of ours. But these days, whenever we visit California, we are amazed at how populous most areas have become and how it is becoming more difficult to escape the crowds. So, after much research, we decided that our California road trip needed to include the […]

Travel British Columbia’s Vancouver Island

Travel British Columbia’s Vancouver Island

One of the things that irks me most when speaking to fellow travelers is the oft-voiced perception that Vancouver Island , British Columbia , begins and ends with the provincial capital city of Victoria and its famed Butchart Gardens. We residents of the rest of ‘the Island’ as it is affectionately known, know there is […]

Florida: Key West for Casual Laid Back Good Food, Good Culture and the Sea

Florida: Key West for Casual Laid Back Good Food, Good Culture and the Sea

Florida, Key West is an excellent place to…

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