Posts by Valerie

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5 Delicious Caribbean Treats I am Constantly Craving

Craving some foreign flavors? On my recent cruise, I had the chance to try delicious Caribbean treats, and here are my favorites!

What the Food on a Cruise is Really Like

Curious what the food on a cruise is like before you book? Don't take my word for it: look at the photos from the meals I enjoyed aboard the Coral Princess!

On Cacao in Costa Rica

Despite outward appearances, the cacao nib has a colorful history and flavor. Fresh cacao opened my taste buds and mind to all Costa Rica had to offer.

Facing Fears through Travel – Diving Into Aruba

We have an incredible opportunity to face our fears through travel. For me, snorkeling at the Antilla shipwreck in Aruba was one such opportunity.

The World’s First Harry Potter Packing List

If you want to dress the part for your next Harry Potter themed trip, here's possibly the world's first Harry Potter packing list to help you!


The Best Harry Potter Itinerary EVER – UK Edition

Are you the ultimate Harry Potter fan? (Even bigger than I am??) Use this 10-day Harry Potter itinerary to plan a trip throughout England and Scotland to famous Harry Potter sights!

One Magical Day at the Harry Potter Studio Tour
in Leavesden, outside London

Planning to hop across the pond for some Harry Potter sightseeing? Be sure to add the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Leavesden to your list – it's well worth the effort it takes to get there (and the price!).

One Magical Day at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Universal Studios Hollywood

If you are planning a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Hollywood, here's a guide to making the most of your day.

One Magical Day at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Universal Studios Orlando

If you are planning a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando, here's a guide to making the most of your day.

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