Category Archives: travel

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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Hotel Antics: Cringe-Worthy Travel Trouble

In magazines and on TV, people take trips and relax in peace and quiet in their well-appointed, spacious hotel rooms with all the comforts imaginable. They come and go, full of smiles, on interesting outings and loving visits to family … 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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16 Ways to Save Money on Cruises

If you’re frugal all year long (like me) so you can indulge in a cruise or two, you want to be sure your hard-earned cash goes as far as possible! Here are some suggestions to save money on cruises:

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Mediterranean Cruise: Palma de Majorca

If you’re up for a tour of Western Europe from a lovely, floating hotel, try a 10-night Mediterranean cruise like I took — to Palma de Majorca, Corsica, Malta, Sicily, Naples, Rome, Florence and Pisa. It was wonderful! Before signing … Continue reading

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Celebrity Equinox Review: 14 Cool Features

Just came back from a 10-night solo cruise to the Mediterranean on the Celebrity Equinox — and it was great. This ship, which holds about 2,800 passengers, is comfortable and lovely.

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