FirstRead.Me Wins Awards

FirstRead.Me Wins Awards

FirstRead.Me is about exceptional travel reporting, writing, and photography.   We believe in sharing travel tips you may not find elsewhere… …and two of our stories for Travel Pulse were honored with awards for 2017 from the North America Travel...
News on Celebrity Captain Kate MCCue

News on Celebrity Captain Kate MCCue

Captain Kate is Swapping Ships It’s official: Captain Kate is no longer the Master of Celebrity Summit. She handed the ship off to Captain Charis over the weekend. After a short vacation, McCue will take over as the Master of Celebrity Equinox, again breaking...
Cruising 201: In-depth Questions About Cruising

Cruising 201: In-depth Questions About Cruising

We know you have questions about cruising! Cruising can get complicated. No matter how many cruises you have been on, there is always something that pops up that you don’t know. The fact that there is always something new to learn about is part of what makes...
Scuba Dive Review: St. Vincent

Scuba Dive Review: St. Vincent

Scuba Dive Review: St. Vincent Disclaimer: Gary and I were hosted on a Windstar cruise that took us to St. Vincent. Our diving was not hosted. All opinions are my own.  Life is good anytime we have the opportunity to do a scuba dive review, so let’s jump right...
#TravelTruth: Are Dolphin Swim Experiences Ethical?

#TravelTruth: Are Dolphin Swim Experiences Ethical?

Dolphin swim experiences are an emotional and controversial subject. I have personally always felt torn between a love for marine animals, which includes a strong desire to see them, and a firm belief that those desires should never be satisfied at the expense of the...