It’s been over a month since I returned from the “Far East.” Yes, it has taken me that long to recover, return to normal life, and prepare to tell you my stories. The greatest challenge has been how to write about Japan. My previous trips have been fairly straightforward–since we usually visit a few countries at a time, I basically…
When you cruise, the ship is your bedroom, dining room, bar, and entertainment center. During the days at port, you can explore the world outside, but in the evenings and during at-sea days, the ship is all you’ve got. Here’s a glance at what life is like on a cruise ship–Holland America’s MS Zuiderdam.
So you’ve decided to take the leap and get on a ship. You’ve chosen your destination and cruise line. What next?
Besides airfare, hotels are likely the biggest expense on your trip. It’s also one of the riskiest, because a bad night’s sleep can ruin your vacation. However, travel styles vary greatly and so do your options. So how do you get a good deal and still get the kind of accommodations that are best suited…
Cruises seem to have a polarizing effect. It’s a way of traveling that people love or hate, or that they haven’t tried because they’re afraid they’ll hate it. Here I’ll tackle some of the common ideas about cruising, and share with you our own experiences.
Here are the contents of my suitcase for our upcoming 16-day trip.
With some slight modifications, these tips can apply to going anywhere, anytime. One exception: winter. Freezing temperatures require some different rules!