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Cruise from your own backyard

November 2, 2017

Every year the challenge is the same — surpassing your last vacation with new thrills, new destinations, and new memories. If getting there is just as important as where you’re going, nothing matches the excitement […]


Alaska by land: It’s worth the trip

November 1, 2017

What we’ll probably remember most about Alaska is the color.  That’s a pretty bold statement about a state that encompasses nearly 600,000 square miles and includes both glaciers and the tallest peak in North America. […]

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Food for thought: exploring

October 1, 2017

“You’ll eat well” is something you often hear a veteran cruiser tell someone considering a first cruise. And, whether you’re a veteran cruiser or a newbie, there are ways to eat even better on a […]

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The Princess Cruise Line treats you like royalty

July 25, 2017

Come back refreshed in heart, mind, and soul Pampering, relaxation, and adventure are all hallmarks of a cruising vacation. But, first, there are decisions to be made. Which cruise line? Which ship? Which itineraries? Our […]

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10 ideas for your cruise bucket list

January 11, 2017

Since the days of The Love Boat, cruising has evolved, creating a rich palette of choices. Veteran cruisers often began their cruising repertoire by stumbling into a Caribbean cruise and, as enjoyable as that is, […]

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Get a latitude adjustment with a Royal Caribbean cruise

November 25, 2016

Imagine going from home to warm island relaxation without stepping on a plane — and while playing, exploring and enjoying delicious dining along the way. Perfectly convenient to Virginia, D.C., Delaware, and nearby states, Royal […]

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Venice by boat: It’s the only way to GO

September 30, 2016

Sometimes you can’t just visit a place — you need to immerse yourself in it. We found this to be true in Venice, Italy. Venice has been a destination on our bucket list, and we […]