The Traveling Steve's

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Our Pre-Cruise Days in Athens!
Our Pre-Cruise Days in Athens!

Our Pre-Cruise Days in Athens!

Steve (DOS) and I have had a wonderful 4 night stay here at the Grand Hyatt Athens. As it’s nearly midnight on our last day and I’m back in the room packing up for our Seabourn Cruise tomorrow, I told…

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…

Skagway: Alaska’s Wild West and Gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush!
Skagway:  Alaska’s Wild West and Gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush!

Skagway: Alaska’s Wild West and Gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush!

The next stop on our 10 day Crown Princess Alaska cruise was Skagway. Skagway is traditionally our favorite stop on an Alaskan cruise; it reminds me of an old Hollywood wild west movie set with a wide main street (Broadway)…

Welcome to Icy Straight Point, Alaska!
Welcome to Icy Straight Point, Alaska!

Welcome to Icy Straight Point, Alaska!

Continuing on with our 10 day Alaska cruise on the Crown Princess, our next stop was Icy Straight Point. Of all the Alaska ports we stopped at, Icy Straight Point was the most unique in the fact that it is…

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,…

Fun Pre-Cruise Day in Vancouver!
Fun Pre-Cruise Day in Vancouver!

Fun Pre-Cruise Day in Vancouver!

Today Steve (DOS) and I had a fun and leisurely time exploring the downtown and port area of Vancouver. While we’ve both been here before, it was usually just to catch a cruise, with little time to actually sightsee the…

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!
Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Full Panama Canal Transit Thru The New Locks on The Caribbean Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I recently did a full transit thru the new Panama Canal locks aboard the Caribbean Princess on a 15 night cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to San Francisco. We had a wonderful time, and I’m just now getting…

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!
So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

So Long Sky Princess, until We Meet Again!

While this cruise on the Sky Princess was a short 7 day Caribbean Cruise, we really packed a lot of fun in one short week and met some wonderful people. The last day of the cruise was a sea day…

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!
Return to South Africa  – the Adventure Begins!

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!

After having such an enjoyable time last year on our AMA Waterways Africa cruise/tour, Steve (DOS) and I are returning to South Africa once again, this time on our own.  Including travel, our nearly three week trip, unlike last year’s…