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...

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...

#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...

#TravelTruth: 2017 Mileage Runs for Real People

Okay, all you road warrior, top-tier elite status mongers, this post is probably not for you. Move along so the rest of us can talk freely—about 2017 mileage runs for small-time players. We aren't even in the same league. Let's face it, folks, more than a...

Viking Combo Cruises: 2 Cruises, One Booking

So what's a Viking combo cruise? It's a marriage made in heaven--you begin a European journey on board one of Viking's river cruises, before being whisked away to a Viking Ocean ship for the remainder of your voyage. Besides the sheer novelty of the...

Pasta Recipe: Easy Spaghetti Carbonara with Bacon

I LOVE PASTA After visiting Italy for the second time, I felt a strong need to share my love some of my favorite Italian pasta dishes with friends—especially carbonara. The only problem is that making carbonara can get tricky. But you know me—I can find a...

Milan: The Duomo and the Galleria in Photos

The city center in Milan is a photographer's dream. The architecture unfolds detail by detail, changing subtly with every hour of changing daylight. The image above is titled "Galleria Nights." This is a post for The Weekly Postcard Blog Link-up. Find...

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...

Cruising 201: In-depth Questions About Cruising

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Guy Fieri and Carnival Host 4H Cooking Contest at the State Fair of Texas

Guy Fieri and Carnival Expand Their...
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Photo Journal: Volcanoes, Architecture, and the People of Guatemala

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Cruising 101: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Cruising, But Were Afraid to Ask

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10 Secrets You Need to Know About Cruise Ship Scuba Diving

Cruise ship scuba diving is like an...
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