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South American Cruise: Penguin Rookery at Punta Tombo National Reserve, Argentina

Visiting a penguin rookery is an amazing adventure!

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South America Cruise: Adventures in Punta Del Este, Uruguay

If you’re like me, you’ve never heard of Punta Del Este, Uruguay. (It’s very close to Buenos Aires, Argentina.) I went there on a cruise around South America, and discovered it’s a very cool place. Here’s my story:

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South America Cruise Buenos Aires Shore Excursion

When we arrived in South America, we took a bus from the airport to the cruise ship docked in the terminal in Buenos Aires to begin our adventure.

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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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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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