A Travel Medicine Cabinet

“Plan for the worst, hope for the best.” If you travel there is always going to come a time when you catch something. If you travel much internationally you are going to encounter times when buying over the counter meds in a foreign country can be a challenge and there are occasions when they’re justContinue reading “A Travel Medicine Cabinet”

Some Flying Health Advice

Keeping Safe While Flying Note: In the times of the Covid pandemic there is actually a bit of good news for air travelers. First, people are much more aware of the risks of contagion when flying and the airlines are taking more precautions. Also with all the emphasis on mask wearing you will no longerContinue reading “Some Flying Health Advice”

Seattle’s Iconic Pike Place Market

Seattle’s Pike Place Market The Heart Of The City Many cities have farmers markets and open-air venues where growers, producers and craftsmen sell their goods. Over the years many have become local institutions and some boast regional reputations but there is only one Pike Place Market. When you come to Seattle spending some time atContinue reading “Seattle’s Iconic Pike Place Market”

Explore The Intentional Traveler Over twenty years and eighty countries we’ve visited. some incredible National Parks, iconic cities, monuments and a world of wonders. Looking for travel inspiration? We’ve got a few suggestions. Explore The Cruise Life Dreaming of a cruise? Browse our Cruise Life section featuring itineraries, cruise ship information, ports of call, thingsContinue reading

Cruise Port Quebec City

Old Quebec City is on a number of fall cruise itineraries. Starting in New York or Boston these cruises visit a number of New England and Canadian Maritime ports, go up the St. Lawrence Seaway, usually with fall leaves in full glory, and spend a day or two in Quebec City. The old city isContinue reading “Cruise Port Quebec City”

Explore The Intentional Traveler Over twenty years and eighty countries we’ve visited. Some incredible National Parks, iconic cities, monuments and a world of wonders. Looking for travel inspiration? We’ve got a few suggestions. Explore Cruise Life Dreaming of a cruise? Browse our Cruise Life section featuring itineraries, cruise ship information, ports of call, things notContinue reading

Exploring Lerwick And The Shetland Islands

Located in the North Sea one hundred fifty miles north of Scotland is the Shetland Islands. The largest island is Shetland Mainland with three additional smaller islands named Yell, Unst and Fetlair. Lerwick, the major town in the archipelago, is located on the east coast of Shetland Mainland. Most of Lerwick’s buildings are made ofContinue reading “Exploring Lerwick And The Shetland Islands”

Best Airports For Connecting Flights

The Worlds Best And Worst Airports For Making Connecting Flights Calculating airport time is always a major part of travel planning. Arriving an hour before your flight can often not be nearly enough time. When booking flights that include connections what’s the minimum time you need to make it to the next departure gate? TryingContinue reading “Best Airports For Connecting Flights”

Repositioning Cruises, A Cruising Opportunity

In the early days most ocean liners were luxury transportation getting people from one part of the world to another. Trans-Atlantic cruises were the most common but there were routes covering the entire globe. Now cruise ships are a whole lot more than just transportation and they have seasons where they run itineraries around theContinue reading “Repositioning Cruises, A Cruising Opportunity”

Port of Call Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca is the largest of Spains Balearic Islands and a major vacation destination for many western and northern Europeans attracted to its beautiful beaches, sunny climate and crystal clear waters. Palma is an ancient port with architecture showing the influence of both Christians and Moors in its castles, fortifications, cathedrals and in the winding streetsContinue reading “Port of Call Palma de Mallorca”