For Christmas, Mom and Dad got Jared and me a gift certificate for the Two Tail Ranch Extreme Elephant Encounter. It was one of the most incredible experiences Jared and I have ever done together. Two Tail Ranch is an elephant facility in Williston, Florida (about 20 minutes outside of Gainesville) where you can take … Continue reading A Tale of Two Tail Ranch
In Florida, especially in the summer, you can almost guarantee it will rain every day. Our hurricane season is from June to November, but rain any time of the year won't faze a Floridian. If you're planning a trip to Walt Disney World and the forecast calls for rain, here are some tips for taking on … Continue reading 8 Tips to Conquer Disney in the Rain
Reading is my favorite hobby and I love when summer comes around because it means I have even more time to read. It also means no one can judge me for reading cheesy summer beach reads. Here's my list of the 7 best summer beach reads I've ever read and why you need to read … Continue reading 7 Books You Have to Read this Summer
Jared and I took date night to a new level by going to the Spirit of Aloha dinner show at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort. For my birthday, Grandma gave me money for Jared and me to enjoy either the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue or Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show, both of which are at Disney resorts. After … Continue reading Dining Destinations: Spirit of Aloha
What do you do when it's a Monday and you don't have class until 6 p.m.? Go to Disney of course! And if it happens to be February 13th (Galentine's Day for all you Parks and Rec fans), then you take one of your best friends with you! Megan and I took a trip to … Continue reading Galentine’s Day at Magic Kingdom
On our trip, our group of 8: Grandpa, Grandma, Uncle Stash, Aunt Lorraine, Uncle Ray, Katie, Mom, and myself, are called the “Ciemniecki Clan.” We also found out that in Polish, Ciemniecki is pronounced Chim-nyet-ski. One of the biggest mysteries to all of the other people on our tour is how we are all related. … Continue reading We Are Family
After the tour and a little gnome hunting, we went back to the hotel room to relax for a little bit before Mom, Katie and I went to Let Me Out. Let Me Out is an escape room where you get locked in a room and have 45 minutes to find the key to unlock it … Continue reading Let Me Out!
Today was a day filled with emotions. Today was the day we visited Auschwitz. We left Krakow very early this morning and drove about two hours to the concentration camp. I was actually very excited to go to Auschwitz on our trip because I thoroughly enjoy learning and reading about the Holocaust. It is a … Continue reading A Rollercoaster of Emotions
After a little time to rest back at the hotel, Mom and I were up and at it again! We took a golf cart, open air taxi thing to the Lover’s Bridge a few blocks away. They have Lover’s Bridges all over the world, even in the US. They are bridges in major cities where … Continue reading Mother-Daughter Day
All day, Uncle Stash has been studying his Polish and trying it out on all of the locals we meet, like our waiters, store owners, etc. I think he just likes knowing more than the rest of us. Everyone he speaks to in Polish is very impressed and it made our waitress’ day at dinner. I’m … Continue reading It’s All Polish To Me
We drove another two hours to finally get to Krakow, stopping on the way to eat McDonald’s for lunch, which kind of sucked because I really only eat fries and Oreo McFlurries there and they didn’t have Oreo McFlurries. I haven’t eaten meat there in over three years and there’s no way that’s changing just … Continue reading Sto Lat!
Coming to you live from the JFK Airport in New York City, one of my favorite places in the USA! Our first flight went really well; we even got the exit row seats with extra leg space! We have a 4.5 hour layover before our flight to Poland so we can eat. We met up with … Continue reading New York, New York!