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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in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Top 5 Must Dos in NYC to Keep You Coming Back

We are in New York City all the time. And when we say all the time, we consider ourselves part-time residents. Then there’s the fact that Sherry lives a short train ride away and we often meet for lunch. We have lived in various neighborhoods in Manhattan and loved each of them, but currently we are in midtown which makes getting around so easy. We…

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what tips do you have so I feel comfortable traveling solo
in Ageless Living, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Easy Tips To Feel Comfortable Traveling Solo

We do a lot of solo travel and love it, but it hasn’t always been easy. It takes awhile to get used to travel alone and some people never do and simply won’t. We, on the other hand, would never think to NOT travel, because we had to go by ourselves. In fact, it’s often one of our favorite ways to escape… The “getting used…

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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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