Cruising Italy: A Shore Excursion to Rome

A shore excursion to Rome…it just sounds strange. Normally we do not book excursions thru the cruise lines. Most of the time you end up with a lot of people in your group, you pay way too much mon…

Walking the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona

As you are walking the streets of the gothic quarter in Barcelona it’s difficult to not get caught up in the moment. Everything is right there within a very short walking distance (and if you need…

Navigating The Barcelona Metro Like A Pro

Barcelona. You have a wonderful metro system. Even as a traveler that does not speak the languages that are common here, I have found that your metro system was easy to navigate and not…

9 Ways To “Survive” A Long Haul Flight

As I look to the upcoming weeks I start to think about all the new sights to see, the foods to eat and the time I will have to sit on a plane. Many people absolutely hate flying. They hate the fees…

MSC Divina Entertainment

Dinner and a show, that is what we did every night and the MSC Divina entertainment team never disappointed! Every cruise line is a little different in their nightly show offerings.  I was excited to find out what MSC had in store for us. When we first got on the …

Halibut Fishing in Whittier, Alaska

Fishing for Halibut in Whittier is a big “must do” for anyone going to Alaska. Every outdoorsman dreams of landing “the big one”. And by big one, I really mean “THE BIG ONE”! Halibut are regul…

7 Best Updates on Carnival Vista

7 Best Updates on Carnival Vista

Not much longer now!  That’s right we only have a handful of days left until the Carnival Vista welcomes her first guest on board!  As of right now she has finished all of the sea trials and the crew should be on board getting everything ready!  May 1st will be the …