Short on Time?

If you are someone who, like me, gets to visit a lot of really cool places for a really short amount of time (cruising, layovers, business trips, etc.), then you probably have already mastered the art of "seeing" a city in less than a day.  For the rest of you, check out these resources for visiting... Continue Reading →


Candy’s Mediterranean Cruise Cheat Sheet (Part II – Barcelona)

I started this post series to answers my Aunt Candy's questions about her upcoming Mediterranean cruise.  You can read the first post here.  If you are taking a Mediterranean cruise, chances are it will either start or end (or both!) in Barcelona, Spain.  While Barcelona has suffered some unrest in recent months, it is still... Continue Reading →

Things To Do: Waterparks

Growing up in Florida, I had never been to a water park (why pay when the beach is free?!) When I was 22 I got a part-time job in a theme park, which gave me free entrance to the adjoining water park. Since then I’ve been hooked! My job on a cruise ship has brought... Continue Reading →

What Do You Want to Know?

Okay, so having just recently renewed my efforts in this blog, I have many ideas for topics to write on, I just don't know where to begin!  So I have decided to ask my readers, family, and friends - what would you like to know more about???  Certain locales? Or a specific topic? While you're... Continue Reading →

Off the Beaten Path: Museums

Chances are, if you've traveled a bit, you've visited your fair share of museums. Art Museums, Natural History Museums, Wax Museums, or my personal favorite, Science Museums. Is it just me, or do the all start to look the same? The same dinosaur skeleton in the lobby, the same mummy in the basement, the same... Continue Reading →

Things to Do: Southeast Alaska & B.C.

Many of my friends and family seem to be discovering the Great Frontier that is Alaska this summer. Having spent two whole seasons and two partial seasons cruising in Southeast Alaska, they of course are coming to me with questions. So, I decided to save myself the trouble and write one definitive guide to Southeast... Continue Reading →

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