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Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!
Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day.  Happy New Year 2024!

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!

(NOTE: It’s now January 28th and I’m currently in a Rehab Hospital in Orlando. This New Year’s Eve post was mostly written a while back and I’m just now posting it; which covers the end of our trip back from Singapore. I’m…

Flight from Miami to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class
Flight from Miami to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class

Flight from Miami to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class

After a good night’s sleep in our Miami Airport Hotel, Steve (DOS) and I had relaxing day at the hotel before our 10:30pm flight to Istanbul. Like any major trip we always arrive the day prior to the departing airport…

The Steve’s Review of MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club
The Steve’s Review of MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club

The Steve’s Review of MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club

Steve (DOS) and I sailed MSC’s Seaside cruise ship for the first time this past week; October 15 – 22, 2023 for a 7 night cruise to MSC’s Ocean Cay (MSC’s private island in the Bahamas), Costa Maya, and Cozumel…

Welcome Aboard the MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club!
Welcome Aboard the MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club!

Welcome Aboard the MSC Seaside’s Yacht Club!

Steve (DOS) and I just returned from a wonderful 7 night cruise on the Italian owned and operated MSC Seaside. This was our first time sailing on MSC, and although we had heard mixed reviews about the line, we had…

Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!
Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!

Amtrak’s Empire Builder: Seattle to Chicago!

After 3 days in Seattle, Steve (DOS) and I took Amtrak’s Empire Builder cross-country for 2 days from Seattle to Chicago. This was our second cross-country trek on Amtrak, with the first one being from Chicago to Emeryville on the…

Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!
Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!

Flying to Seattle and taking the Amtrak Empire Builder Train Back!

Steve (DOS) and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport on Monday night, in anticipation of our flight to Seattle on Tuesday. While we used to only stay at the Hyatt Airport when we had an early flight, as…

Labour Day in Vancouver!
Labour Day in Vancouver!

Labour Day in Vancouver!

We enjoyed our second and last day in Vancouver, starting with a nice buffet breakfast in our Hotel, the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. We tried to sleep in a bit, but as we were now on the West Coast time zone,…

Stay-Cation at Disney World without the Parks!
Stay-Cation at Disney World without the Parks!

Stay-Cation at Disney World without the Parks!

Steve (DOS) and I just returned from a fun and quick 4 night stay-cation at Walt Disney World. My brother Andy and his partner Art were in town, and Andy was celebrating his 65th birthday. It seems not so long…

Dining out in Sarasota – fun dinners Downtown!
Dining out in Sarasota – fun dinners Downtown!

Dining out in Sarasota – fun dinners Downtown!

Steve (DOS) and I stayed in Sarasota a week on this Way-Cation, and enjoyed dining out each night at the nearby downtown restaurants. Although we had a car, it was much more convenient taking Uber the short distance to the…