48 hours in Quebec City

Last month Hubby and I took a 3 night trip to Quebec City, Canada in order to stay one night in the ice hotel just outside the city. The other two nights we stayed deep in the heart of Old Quebec at the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac. It’s easy to see why Old Quebec City is a UNESCO world heritage site complete with city walls, a citadel, and a funicular.


How I saved money on our ice hotel trip

Visiting an ice hotel was a bucket list trip, but I knew I didn’t want to break the bank to do it. With three teenage boys in our house with cars and college on the horizon, I knew that my travel hacking skills were going to be put to good use.

The two well known ice hotels in the world are in Sweden and Quebec. Since I live in the middle

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What it’s really like to stay in an ice hotel

Staying in an ice hotel seems to be fascinating to a lot of people, but what’s it really like?


Front entrance at night…


After several years of wondering, Hubby and I finally tried it out at the Hotel Glace just outside of Quebec City, Canada. It is the only ice hotel in North America,

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Our Copa America Soccer Summer

I’ve been hesitant to blog about my travels last summer. I had originally planned a long couples trip for Hubby and me to Portugal (all on award tickets and award hotel rooms, of course). The kids would all be away at summer camp during the whole trip. He loves Port, I love new places, win..win, right? WRONG.

Hubby and the two youngest boys are avid soccer fans and LUCKY for me, the Copa

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