5 Things You Should Know About Travel Insurance

International Travel Is An Opportunity For Adventure But It Also Has Its Risks… A recent incident involving an acquaintance and a conversation with a travel friend have highlighted the importance of international travel insurance. We’ve done some research  and will outline some important information every international traveler should know. While this is focused on AmericanContinue reading “5 Things You Should Know About Travel Insurance”

Cruising The Med Newsletter

HOT OFF THE PRESSES THE INTENTIONAL TRAVELER NEWSLETTER Click on The Newsletter to access and download your free pdf copy CRUISING THE MEDITERRANEAN – Get The Intentional Traveler’s newsletter on cruising the Mediterranean. It’s Free to download and easy to print a copy. A good reference on a Mediterranean cruise. It features information on cruiseContinue reading “Cruising The Med Newsletter”

The Intentional Traveler Newsletter

We are pleased to offer our first of many travel newsletters. Each one will be focused on a specific topic and is loaded with lots of good articles along with hyperlinks to good supplemental information from numerous sources including The Intentional Traveler. To receive these informative newsletters right in your inbox please sign up below.Continue reading “The Intentional Traveler Newsletter”

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”

Grand Cayman

If you’re cruising, you’ll find Grand Cayman is a popular stop on many Caribbean itineraries. It is a tender port which means small boats serve as ferries between the ship and the island. The tenders drop you off right in the center of George Town, the primary city on the island, where you can findContinue reading “Grand Cayman”

Insurance & International Travel

A recent incident involving an acquaintance and a conversation with a travel friend have highlighted the importance of international travel insurance. We will take this opportunity to offer our thinking on this matter along with the results of a little research. Please understand that this is focused on American travelers but we are also awareContinue reading “Insurance & International Travel”

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”

Georgia Wine Drive

Late last summer we spent a couple of weeks driving around the north Georgia mountains, hiking and visiting wineries. Georgia wines were a pleasant surprise. In general, their quality was good and the wineries were fun to visit. We had planned this trip for the spring but than had to postpone and didn’t update ourContinue reading “Georgia Wine Drive”