What to pack for the Caribbean

You’ve booked your dream cruise to the Caribbean. Now the big questions…what to pack! While you might think all you need to throw into your suitcase is a couple of swimsuits and a pair of sandals, there are many other things to consider. A Caribbean cruise vacation offers so much more than just pristine beaches…though there areContinue reading “What to pack for the Caribbean”

Celebrity Cruises Beverage Packages

What are the differences between the beverage packages onboard Celebrity Cruises? Is it worth it to upgrade? How much does it cost? What other packages are available? These are very common questions and I will do my best to provide quick and easy answers. Classic Package You can choose from an array of beers, spirits,Continue reading “Celebrity Cruises Beverage Packages”

New Amazon travel store!

I have a new travel store….https://www.amazon.com/shop/travelswithmickey You will find all the things I love to use for traveling and cruising. Please check it out! I only share items I have personally used and recommend. Let me know if you have any suggestions or comments.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This blogContinue reading “New Amazon travel store!”

Bonaire!

Bonaire is one of three islands that make up the catchy nickname: the ABC islands. This colorful Netherlands Antilles archipelago lies 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela and is comfortably outside the Caribbean’s hurricane belt.    Bonaire is laid-back by design. Large chain hotels have been kept out and eco-preservation has been enforced sinceContinue reading “Bonaire!”

Exploring Sitka – 11 Things to Do

Sitka is located on Baranof Island and is nestled between the mountains and sea. The arts flourish and an ancient native culture still thrives. Surrounded by rainforest, they share their home with brown bears, bald eagles, otters and all five species of Pacific salmon. Cruise ships dock at the island’s Old Dock at Halibut Point,Continue reading “Exploring Sitka – 11 Things to Do”

Fort Lauderdale, FL – “Venice of America”

Fort Lauderdale….known as the “Venice of America”. The city is famous for its beaches, arts, culture and the 3rd largest cruise port in Florida. You can shop on Las Olas Boulevard, ride the water taxi on the canals, wonderful cuisine and visit the historic riverfront, all while enjoying bountiful sunshine…over 300 days each year! Located justContinue reading “Fort Lauderdale, FL – “Venice of America””

Seattle – The Emerald City

Seattle – the beginning of so many fun adventures. There is much to see and do in this beautiful city. Where to stay? Downtown is expensive…..especially in the summer! Hotels near the Space Needle are a little lower in price. To really save money, consider staying by the airport. Taxi or Uber will take aboutContinue reading “Seattle – The Emerald City”