Category Archives: Cruising

Grand Cayman, Top 3 Excursions

#1 STINGRAY CITY BY BOAT WITH LUNCH, BY THE BEST, THE ORIGINAL! Tour includes: • Round trip transportation from the cruise ship pier • A boat ride to snorkel destinations • Visit to Stingray City • Snorkel at Barrier Reef … Continue reading

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Travel Planning

Travel Planning: With so much information out there, where to start? First, you must start with your budget. It is a sad fact that you cannot enjoy a week in Bora Bora in an overwater bungalow if your budget is … Continue reading

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Coral Reefs, Here Today

But will they be here tomorrow? The importance of coral reefs around the world can’t be overstated. They keep that beach you love safe from erosion, moderate the waves so you can enjoy snorkeling in calm seas, provide a home … Continue reading

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Saving Money-Tips for Cruising

Thoughts of white sand beaches, dazzling turquoise waters and the warmth of the sun seeping deep into your shoulders is an image that can seem irresistible as the harsh January wind whips your face, stinging your eyes until they water … Continue reading

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New Orleans – Not just a Port

Not only is New Orleans a destination that is worthy as a vacation destination in its own right, but it also happens to be a cruise port and is the perfect addition to your cruise vacation. Here you will find … Continue reading

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PORT CANAVERAL: The Area, History, & Future

A bit on the history Port Canaveral, Orlando and the Space Coast grew up in the 1970’s, became iconic by the 1980’s and has continued to expand into the multifaceted vacation, and educational destination that it is today. With so … Continue reading

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Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne is an island located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay and while there are many lodging choices in the Miami-Dade county area, there are few choices in the lush tropical estates of Key … Continue reading

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Service as a Value Added Benefit? Yes!

When we cruised with Norwegian Cruise Lines (“NCL”) our concierge Anabelle took our trip from a great vacation to perfection with her easy style, vast knowledge and experience. I am neither rich, nor famous, but guiltily admit I do appreciate … Continue reading

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Virgin Island National Park

St. John is postcard perfect everywhere you look – an idyllic destination of white sand beaches, turquoise waters that lap against the shore in unbelievable shades that will make your heart and soul sing for the simple joy to be … Continue reading

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Carnival Magic, A Travel Agent’s Review

With an unmatched combination of quality, value and fun, Carnival Cruise Lines has become the worlds most popular cruise line, carrying more passengers than any other cruise operator. From the moment you board a Carnival Fun Ship, you will be … Continue reading

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