The Typical Tourist – Follow Your Heart, Plan The Trip, Travel On!

Amid the cancelled plans of Summer 2020, we made a new one: a One Night Only trip to the newly re-opened Disney’s Boardwalk Inn and Villas to celebrate my younger gal’s 15th birthday.  Let the 15th Birthday Celebrations begin! Kick up your heels at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn and Villas! About 14 years ago, we realized… Continue reading The Typical Tourist – Follow Your Heart, Plan The Trip, Travel On!

Room Tour: Disney's Boardwalk Inn – The Typical Tourist

Amid the cancelled plans of Summer 2020, we made a new one: a One Night Only trip to the newly re-opened Disney’s Boardwalk Inn and Villas to celebrate my younger gal’s 15th birthday.  Let the 15th Birthday Celebrations begin! Kick up your heels at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn and Villas! About 14 years ago, we realized… Continue reading Room Tour: Disney's Boardwalk Inn – The Typical Tourist

Eat Across America! at Black Bear Kitchen – The Typical Tourist

Welcome to Montverde’s newest restaurant: Black Bear Kitchen! We’re always excited when a new restaurant opens in our area – especially when it’s a locally owned one and right around the corner from our daughter’s school! Woo hoo! Say hello to Black Bear Kitchen! Located on Route 455 in the small hamlet of Montverde, FL,… Continue reading Eat Across America! at Black Bear Kitchen – The Typical Tourist

Summer 2019: Island Time at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa – The Typical Tourist

My younger gal at Sunset Point at the edge of Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa Well, it’s been 30 days already and I’m not back in Hawai’i. Full disclosure: I think it has taken me so long to write these reviews because every time I think about the beauty, sights, sounds, food and fun… Continue reading Summer 2019: Island Time at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa – The Typical Tourist

More Mexican? Yes, please! – Los Reyes Mexican Grill Clermont, FL – The Typical Tourist

A throwback margarita was the perfect way to start! Looking for a new take on an old favorite led us to Los Reyes Mexican Grill, a relatively new addition to Downtown Clermont. The delectable smell that met us at the door told us we made the right choice! Los Reyes Mexican Grill is located at… Continue reading More Mexican? Yes, please! – Los Reyes Mexican Grill Clermont, FL – The Typical Tourist

Summer 2019: California and Hawaii – The Typical Tourist

Happy family due to the stunning lack of wet-blanket, Florida heat. A snack trio that proves Disney knows our dessert-loving hearts, and Dole whip before lunch. Because Dole whip. Enjoy! A note: See that handsome guy *smiling* in front of that mountain?? The “mountain” is the Matterhorn, an original Disneyland ride, and riding it with… Continue reading Summer 2019: California and Hawaii – The Typical Tourist

Summer 2019: California and Hawaii – The Typical Tourist

First taste: Louisiana Crawfish Cake! Every time we travel, we learn something about ourselves. Deep down, that might be my favorite part. During our whirlwind long weekend in Asheville in January, we learned that Mom and Dad making the big plans and leaving room for the daughter to suggest the smaller, daily plans is a… Continue reading Summer 2019: California and Hawaii – The Typical Tourist