Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 4

Most Cruise Lines have a one word or one sentence theme they boast as a mantra. Here are some: Fun Ships- Of course these are...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 3

Last week we started to discuss midsize cruise ships. Advantages More intimate on board experience, lower ratio of employees to passengers, more unique dining experience. The romance...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 2

Last week we discussed the advantages of large cruise ships. Disadvantages of very large ships These ships are generally restricted where they can embark and disembark...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 1

In this series we will try to understand the difference between cruise ships and cruising styles. We will talk about size and what that...

Safety Comes First in Traveling – Part 2

Many of you have read about some horrific incidents that have occurred to US Citizens traveling abroad. Sexual assaults both on board cruise ships...

Safety Comes First When Traveling – Part 1

I am sure all of you know the United States Government controls travel of US Citizens to various countries. For example, they restrict travel...

Galapagos Islands – Part 3

Flowers and all Fauna The origin of the flora and fauna of the Galapagos has been of great interest to people ever since the publication...

Galapagos Islands – Part 2

Marine Life The Galapagos Marine Reserve is an underwater wildlife spectacle with abundant life ranging from corals to sharks to penguins to marine mammals. No...

Galapagos Islands – Part 1

Our next series is on the Galapagos Islands. Why is there so much interest now in these islands? I think many of us are...

Important Travel Updates – Part 6

HOW TO RENEW A U.S. PASSPORT You can renew your passport by mail, using form DS-82 and submitting a new 2x2 inch photograph, if your...

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