Universal Orlando {Hard Rock Hotel}

We are just home from three nights at Universal’s Hard Rock Hotel and can’t stop talking about how much FUN we had and how much we loved this hotel! The California mission-style design—inspired by classic rock music—welcomes you to escape to a sensational world with a palm-lined swimming pool featuring underwater music, rock memorabilia and… Read More

Universal Orlando {Theme Parks, Three Broomsticks, Cowfish Dinner, VooDoo Doughnuts}

Today is kind of a same song second verse day. It started with all the guys sleeping in and me enjoying a latte in a quiet spot at the Hard Rock. The seniors started their day at the pool, while Honey, Whit and I hit Universal Studios around lunch time. They humored me by exploring… Read More

Universal Orlando {Toothsome Chocolate Emporium, Theme Parks, Vivo Italian Kitchen, Velvet Lounge}

One of the most fantastic things about Unviersal is that when you have Express Pass, you can truly do it all. You can sleep in, arrive at the parks when you want to, do all the rides, take a break to swim, eat, etc. It’s just SO EASY! And, this is pretty much what happened… Read More

Universal Orlando {Endless Summer Resort}

Over the last couple of years, I’ve spent a couple of nights at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort. This is an extra-affordable option at Universal, with a few perks included. There are two parts to Endless Summer – Dockside Inn & Suites and Surfside Inn & Suites. Surfside Inn & Suites The feeling here is relaxed… Read More

Universal Orlando {Sapphire Falls Resort}

I thought I’d pop in today with a review of Universal Orlando’s Sapphire Falls Resort. This moderate level resort is an island paradise just a short distance from all of the fun and adventure in the theme parks. From the stone turret in the lobby to the inviting charm of each room and suite, you’re… Read More