Yellowstone And An Organized Land Tour

We spent a couple of years trying to plan a trip to Yellowstone. One of our primary goals was to spend some time at The Old Faithful Lodge. It turned out that getting reservations at the lodge are a very difficult thing to do. It is almost impossible to book directly with the lodge, asContinue reading “Yellowstone And An Organized Land Tour”

Visiting The National Parks of Utah

Utah has a lot of amazing sights, wide open landscapes and incredible National Parks. You won’t be sorry planning a road trip across this state. Start in Salt Lake City go down and across Utah and end in Los Vegas. Nine Mile Canyon On our trip we headed South out of Salt Lake City inContinue reading “Visiting The National Parks of Utah”

Considering International Travel Insurance

A recent incident and a conversation with a traveling friend highlighted the confusion and importance of international travel insurance. To begin most people consider travel insurance too expensive and on top of that they see it as very confusing and there’s truth in those beliefs. Please note that this is written with a focus onContinue reading “Considering International Travel Insurance”

Skagen, A Watch And A Town

Did you know you can buy a Skagen watch in Skagen, Denmark? Very fashionable and admired Skagen watches are sold the world over. Generally they are stylish, thin and not outrageously expensive. So if you find yourself visiting Denmark, maybe a stop at Skagen, Denmark would seem a natural thing to do. Skagen (pronounced asContinue reading “Skagen, A Watch And A Town”

International Travel Insurance

A recent incident and a conversation with a travel friend highlighted the importance of international travel insurance. Please note that this is written with a focus on American travelers but we are also aware of similar plans offered in Canada and other countries, but you will need to explore options based on your home country.Continue reading “International Travel Insurance”

Keeping Houseplants Happy While You Travel

If you have indoor houseplants, they require care when you are away. Unlike cats and dogs, there is no kennel where you can take them and pay a set fee for someone to make sure they get the light and water they need. If you have good neighbors, you may be able to make arrangementsContinue reading “Keeping Houseplants Happy While You Travel”

Insurance & International Travel

A recent incident and a conversation with a travel friend highlighted the importance of international travel insurance. Please note that this is written for American travelers but we are also aware of similar plans offered in Canada and other countries, but you will need to explore options based on your home country. There are aContinue reading “Insurance & International Travel”

Caribbean Character

Many years ago on a Caribbean cruise we stopped in Roatan, Honduras. Our ship docked at a commercial pier only a short walk into the small town of Loma Linda. We went shopping in the local market, bought some ground coffee and a tee shirt, visited a local leather shop where they did everything byContinue reading “Caribbean Character”

Barcelona, the Heart of Catalonia

Based on recent events, we thought it might be a good time to promote one of our favorite cities. We have visited Barcelona several times as well as passing through on our way to join cruises along with day stops while cruising. This city has so much to offer it belongs on a short listContinue reading “Barcelona, the Heart of Catalonia”

Cruise Line Loyalty Programs

Five cruise ships docked in Nassau If your future plans include more then an occasional cruise, you might want to consider focusing your bookings on a particular cruise line because of the loyalty programs they offer. Benefits can include discounts on or even free internet, laundry, photos, cocktail parties and fancy coffees. Some lines alsoContinue reading “Cruise Line Loyalty Programs”