Turning 50 on a train in Alaska!

It was 18 years ago that my husband asked me: "So what do you want to do for your 50th birthday? Have a party and stick around here OR go away (read: "run" away) on a trip?" ~ Well, that was an easy choice ~ And that's how a travel plan was set in motion for a seven-day Alaska cruise … [Read more...]

My Best Caribbean Snorkeling Spots

We cruise a lot, like twice a year, and next January will be our 39th cruise. But earlier on we did quite a few land tours to countries in Europe. The Caribbeans is where we've been the most. My husband keeps looking for an island we haven't been to yet, but I keep telling him it hasn't come up … [Read more...]

Caribbean Cruises Offer Magic for Everyone

Cruises are fun for everyone, especially in the Caribbean. Because there is so much to do and see on Caribbean cruises, you won't get bored. Imagine breath-taking sunsets, beautiful sunny beaches, great shore excursions, all the food you want and all kinds of entertainment and activities. Enjoy … [Read more...]

Winter Memories: the good, the bad and the ugly!

This past Sunday was Easter and as I sat on my deck in the sun (still with my winter jacket though) and delighted that Spring was finally here, I got to thinking that this winter wasn't so bad, not much snow and not so cold compared to other ones we have lived through. Sidebar: the weather people … [Read more...]