with Melinda Crow

Whether you are tired of the same old travel routines, want to know what it’s really like on a luxury cruise, how to find a seahorse, or beat everyone else to the newest wine regions, you have found the right website. If you are looking for more out of your travel, join me and learn how to travel with gusto, savor the flavors life offers, and break away from the travel herd.

Go more. Experience more. Enjoy it More.

Is Santorini Really All That?

Picture a pool of sapphire sea ringed with peaks of pure black, red, and chalk white. Then top those cliffs with a huddle of brilliant white buildings mirroring the shapes of the landscape in stucco walls and arches capped with blue domes reflecting the color of the...

#TBT Cruising for More Than Three Decades

#TBT Cruising in the 80’s My first cruise was aboard the Carnivale, one of Carnival Cruise Line’s three ships. Yes, three. I have long said that if we had spent that money on Carnival stock instead of a three-night cruise to the Bahamas our bank account...
Melinda Crow

Melinda Crow

Welcome to FirstRead.Me Travel:

A guide for experience junkies who NEVER settle for average travel!

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I don’t travel just to be going somewhere. I travel for the experiences. I dive, cruise, drink, boat, and explore as if that moment in time cannot be replicated. You would be amazed at how much more enjoyable travel is when you push beyond the edges of the ordinary.

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