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...

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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...

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Cruise Review: AmaWaterways AmaSerena

Disclaimer: Gary and I were hosted by AmaWaterways on assignment for Cruise Critic.  AmaWaterways: Everything We Had Dreamed it Would Be As many ocean cruises as we have been on, this was our first river cruise AND our first time to visit the Christmas...

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21 Ways Luxury Cruises are so Un-cruisey

Luxury Cruises Go Beyond the Cruise Norm No tipping. On luxury cruises, tips are usually either included in the cruise fare (without any break down) or are added to your bill automatically. This is a trend across all levels of cruising but has been...

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FirstRead.Me Wins Awards

FirstRead.Me is about exceptional travel...

Pasta Recipe: Easy Spaghetti Carbonara with Bacon

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Gear Up! For Snorkeling

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Mel’s Steakhouse Fudge Pie– a Chocolate Lover’s Dream

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8 Reasons Why Apple Watch Series 2 is the Perfect Wearable Travel Technology

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Papa’s Chicken & Dumplins

My grandmother made flat dumplins. Rest her soul. Does...

Food Truck Mania! 50 Fabulous Trucks Not to Pass By

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