in Cruises, International, Travel Done Well

Top Cruise Destinations You Won’t Want to Miss

So, you’ve decided to take a cruise vacation. Making the decision to spoil yourself with the trip of a lifetime is the easy part. The difficult decision is deciding where you will set sail. With so many ports of call waiting, the possibilities are endless. We’ve tried to narrow it down just a bit with these top cruise destinations you won’t want to miss. Alaska…

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Tips And A Packing List For Sailing Adventures

With winter and the holidays coming up, you just may be thinking about planning a warm weather getaway. If a sailing vacation is part of those plans, there are certain items you shouldn’t leave home without. As you may be out at sea for days without immediate access to land, it’s important to bring on board what you’ll need for your safety, fun, hygiene, and comfort. We…

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what are the advantages of small cruising
in Cruises, North America, Travel Done Well

The Advantages Of Taking A Cruise On A Small Boat

Most travelers either love cruises or hate them.  There is little in between.  Until I went on a small cruise with Lindblad Expeditions to Antartica, I was firmly ensconced in the “I hate cruises and you will never get me on one ever again” camp. See, a few years ago I did one of those big ocean liner cruises to the Caribbean. I truly hated…

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what are some tips for traveling as we age
in Cruises, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Make New Friends on Vacation

I like to talk to other people when I’m traveling, besides whomever I’m traveling with!  Locals are really the best. You get a wealth of information about things to do and where to eat that you may never find online, in travel books, or on your own.  Striking up these conversations have really saved me from wasting both time and money at places that weren’t…

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traveling with other couples can end well
in Cruises, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

How To Make Traveling With Couples End Happy

We recently spent 9 days traveling with another couple, 7 of which were spent on a sailboat.  It could have been a disaster or pure bliss.  It’s hard to know going in which it will be.  You could be the best of friends for many years and then be constantly at each other’s throats on vacation together.  It only takes one bad comment, adverse event,…

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