Queen Mary’s Chill 2015 | The Ice Kingdom

CHILL® returns to The Queen Mary November 20th and is open until January 10, 2016. WHAT IS CHILL®? CHILL® is The Queen Mary’s annual frozen holiday event highlighted by The Ice Kingdom, an awe-inspiring 13,000 sq ft walk-thru exhibit that drops to a numbing 9 degrees inside featuring larger-than-life ice creations some towering over 2.5 stories tall and made using over two million pounds of ice. CHILL® also features a six-lane Ice Tubing, Ice Skating, live music, holiday carolers and {Read More}


Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Media Preview 2014

Once again, Amy & I are invited to attend Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Media Preview Night being held this Thursday, October 2nd. We are really looking forward to this event as we had such a great time last year! You can read about last year’s event here and here. What’s New This Year There will be three new mazes that will take guests through never before visited areas of the ship! Let that sink in for a minute! {No pun {Read More}


Queen Mary’s Scottish Festival 2014

Each year during President’s Day weekend the Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXI is held in Long Beach, California. This year, the festival will be held February 15th & 16th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Highlights of the Scottish Festival include the Grand Parade of Clans, bagpipe and drum competitions, Highland Games, dance exhibitions, musical performances, vendor booths and whisky tastings. We have attended the Scottish Festival several times over the years but this is the first {Read More}


Halloween Costume Party at the Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor

Thank you to Queen Mary for sponsoring today’s post. On Halloween, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor invites guests of all ages to join the ranks of the undead and enter the event gates wearing their Halloween costumes. Children can participate in the Little Monsters Costume Ball and adults the Dark Harbor Halloween Costume Ball to compete for cash and prizes. The 2013 incarnation of Dark Harbor offers the frightening new maze Circus, terrifying freak shows, a mechanical monster, the RIP {Read More}


Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego, California

Located about 15 minutes from the San Diego International Airport and minutes away from San Diego’s major attractions, Sea World, Legoland, and the San Diego Zoo is San Diego’s tropical Paradise Point Resort and Spa, a 44-acre private island nestled in Mission Bay. Our first trip here was in February 2005. My friend and I arrived in San Diego from a relaxing vacation in Hawaii and we just weren’t ready to head home. We decided to rent a car at {Read More}