Review: 4 Night Caribbean Cruise With Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas

Every year, my very large family, who are spread around the country, likes to get together for an annual family reunion. Most of the time, it’s usually the same thing: pick someone’s house and then stuff a bunch of people in for a week. This year, we decided to do something different. A lot of my family members have never been on a cruise before and we were planning for something in the summer. With a little convincing and the fact that it would be cheaper, more comfortable, and FUN for everyone, we went on a cruise with Royal Caribbean on their Enchantment of the Seas to the Bahamas and Key West.

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Avalon Waterways: Cruising From A Unique Point of View

Avalon Waterways- Cruise Ship Amazing destinations, highly desirable staterooms, and incredible dining choices are just a few ways Avalon Waterways sets itself apart from the rest. Avalon Waterways joined the Globus family of brands in 2003, and has continued to deliver a high quality of service to every corner of the world.

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Review: 7 Day Western Caribbean Cruise on Royal Caribbean

Review: 7 Day Western Caribbean Cruise on Royal Caribbean

For the second time this year, I chose to cruise out of the Galveston port on beautiful Liberty of the Seas. As a loyal Royal Caribbean cruiser, most of my cruise vacations are with this line, and although there are more itinerary options out of other ports, Galveston can’t be beat for convenience. It’s easy to get to, there’s ample parking for those who drive themselves, and if you choose to spend extra time in the port area, Galveston is full of history and charm.

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Review: Elegance of the East Coast With Insight Vacations

Elegance of the East Coast With Insight Vacations

My son and I recently traveled with Insight Vacations on the Elegance of the East Coast itinerary.  This was my second trip with Insight and it was everything that I expected, and more!

We arrived at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City for the start of our tour experience.  As we walked into the doors of this historic hotel, we were met by Howie, our Tour Director.  Howie sat down with us and presented us with our welcome packet and directed us to your room so that we could relax and freshen up before our welcome dinner.  Our room at the hotel was amazing and quite comfortable. That evening, we went to a local restaurant and were treated to a welcome reception with great wine, food and dessert. It was nice to get to know our fellow travelers in this setting.

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Review: Trails of Liberty with Trafalgar

Trafalgar - Trails of Liberty: Einstein Statue

I had the opportunity to take my 9 year old son on a very special escorted tour of the US East Coast with Trafalgar.  The itinerary was called the Trails of Liberty.  This family focused guided tour from Trafalgar is a great option for families looking for a vacation packed with learning opportunities as well as safe & fun activities for the kids.

Trafalgar has put together a select number of itineraries where the activities are geared towards both adults and children.  This particular itinerary included visits to important places in American history and the story of the people who shaped it, especially in the early years of the Republic.

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No WIFI On Your Flight? Make the Most Out of Your Time!

Travel Tips: No wifi, no problem.

Traveling is just the start of your big adventure! When you’re setting out on a journey of a lifetime, your flight is a great time to be productive before you get to your final destination. Ask Yulanda who toured Europe and Luis who explored Africa, who both had plenty of relaxing time on their flights. Here are some of our favorite ways to make the most of your travel time.Continue reading