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Kentucky – Christmas at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville

KaLightoscope Elf

When I was invited to attend a Media Preview weekend for Christmas at the Galt House, I was thrilled, especially because kids were invited. As a family travel writer, it’s hard to do research without kids, and it’s not often that media invitations include them. As it turned out, only one of my kids didn’t have other activities scheduled, so instead I invited my co-author and one of her daughters to join us. I had stayed at the Galt House before, but not at Christmastime and I’d heard that it was terrific. The holiday cheer starts before you even check […]

Louisiana – Christmas in New Orleans

Christmas Carriages New Orleans

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays… And that’s where I would have spent Christmas last year if my in-laws hadn’t called one day and said they’d like to take the entire family on a Caribbean cruise for Christmas. The cruise they selected left from New Orleans, Louisiana, on Christmas Eve and returned on New Year’s Eve. We all flew down to New Orleans a day early and had the opportunity to do a little sightseeing in New Orleans before boarding the ship. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to see this already festive city all decked […]