Category Archives: cruising

Weird Vacation Incidents on My South America Cruise

Whenever I travel with Merry Ellen, we have weird experiences (“adventures” as we like to call them).

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South American Cruise: Ushuaia, Argentina — the End of the World

If you occasionally have a bad day and want to take off for the “end of the earth,” Ushuaia, Argentina, is the place for you. It’s the last city on the southernmost tip of the South American continent, followed only … Continue reading

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South America Cruise: A Day in the Falkland Islands

Before my South America cruise, I’d never heard of the Falkland Islands — a remote group of 700+ islands off the tip of South America — but a day exploring Stanley, the capital on the largest island, was really fun.

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Crown Princess Review: South America Cruise

Took a once-in-a-lifetime 14-night cruise around South America on the Crown Princess — and it was fabulous! Here’s a review of the ship:

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12 Inexpensive Ways to Learn a Foreign Language

I’m scheduled to take a trip-of-a-lifetime cruise  this year and am intent on finding inexpensive ways to learn a foreign language before I go. My goal is to learn as much Spanish as possible beforehand sailing around South America – … Continue reading

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Weird Solo Travel Experiences

They say traveling is an adventure, and that’s definitely true. These weird solo travel experiences occurred on a recent cruise to the Mediterranean.

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Mediterranean Cruise: Lost Luggage Second Year in a Row

There’s apparently some jinx preventing my suitcase and me from traveling to Europe together…

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12 Reasons Cruises are Better than Land Vacations

Cruising is awesome — and, in my opinion, cruises are better than land vacations any day. Here’s why:

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Mediterranean Cruise: Amalfi Coast and Capri

After taking a shore excursion along the Amalfi Coast while docked at Naples, Italy, during a Mediterranean cruise, I decided that one of my new favorite locations in the world is the island of Capri.

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Mediterranean Cruise to Malta

If you’re like me, you may have vaguely heard of Malta but don’t really know where it is or much about it. That’s why it was fun to spend a day there on a Mediterranean cruise to Malta!

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