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Preparing to Cruise – Resources for Travelers

preparing to cruise

The start of summer travel season means beginning vacation plans in the northern hemisphere.  For millions, that means preparing to cruise on one of the hundreds of voyages that will depart over the coming months. May is the seasonal start for destinations such as Alaska and the Baltics.  As well, the start of summer vacations marks the rise of…

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Summer Travel – 21 Must-Have Essentials

Summer Travel Essentials

Summer travel time is almost here.  For many, that means taking a trip to somewhere sunny – a cruise, beach vacation, camping, or foreign exploration. We are just returning from a week in the sun cruising on the Norwegian Sky.  Now that I’m back, I wanted to share my personal list of must-have summer travel essentials.  These 21 items…

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Are Communism and Safety Fears Keeping Americans Away From Cuba?

Old car in Cuba

A year after the US eased travel restrictions to Cuba, Americans are actually less willing to visit the island. In 2017, only 40% of Americans are interested in taking a trip to Cuba. That’s down 2% from last year. As a result, major airlines are already pulling out of the market or reducing the number of flights to the island.  And many…

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Smart Cruising with Ocean Medallion – Sweepstakes to Win Free Cruise

ocean medallion

Princess will usher in a new generation of sailing when they introduce Ocean Medallion this fall.  The so-called “smart cruising” experience will debut on Regal Princess in November.  It will allow passengers to ditch the traditional key card and accompanying tacky lanyard for a personalized high-tech vacation. Ocean (or O-C-E-A-N) stands for “One Cruise Experience Access Network“.  Princess…

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