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First Full Day in Melbourne, Australia!
First Full Day in Melbourne, Australia!

First Full Day in Melbourne, Australia!

After a good night’s rest, Steve (DOS) and I both felt refreshed from the long trip from Doha to Melbourne yesterday. We have a nice suite in the Grand Hyatt Melbourne, which is on the 29th floor off of prestigious…

Onward from Doha to Melbourne Australia on Qatar Airways Boeing 777 in Q-Suites!
Onward from Doha to Melbourne Australia on Qatar Airways Boeing 777 in Q-Suites!

Onward from Doha to Melbourne Australia on Qatar Airways Boeing 777 in Q-Suites!

After a delightful and unexpected pleasant 3 night stay in Doha, we headed out to Australia on the next leg of our journey. We had flown Qatar Airways and wanted to see Qatar, so we stopped over for 3 nights,…

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…

Touring Around Seattle Before Taking The Amtrak Empire Builder Train Home!
Touring Around Seattle Before Taking The Amtrak Empire Builder Train Home!

Touring Around Seattle Before Taking The Amtrak Empire Builder Train Home!

After a long and eventful trip to Seattle (previous post), Steve DOS and I slept well the first night at the Hyatt Olive 8 Hotel in Seattle. This hotel is part of the Hyatt Chain and directly across the street…

Review of Virgin’s Scarlet Lady – Part 1
Review of Virgin’s Scarlet Lady – Part 1

Review of Virgin’s Scarlet Lady – Part 1

Steve (DOS) and I sailed the Scarlet Lady from Miami for four nights to Key West and Bimini, Bahamas this past week as first time cruisers on Virgin Voyages. Here is our review, tips, opinions, likes and dislikes of this…

Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!
Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!

Sailing Home: Farewell to the Mariner (For now)!

After our third and final port at Coco Cay, Steve (DOS) and I packed up our luggage, tagged it, and placed it outside the room for delivery to the terminal building in the morning. Since this was an eight night…

Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!
Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!

Welcome Aboard the Sky Princess!

Steve (DOS) and I are currently sailing on a seven day Caribbean Cruise aboard the beautiful Sky Princess. We drove down to Ft. Lauderdale from Orlando on Friday morning, and another four hours later we were checking into the Hyatt Place,…

Inaugural Cruise on The Enchanted Princess November 10, 2021
Inaugural Cruise on The Enchanted Princess November 10, 2021

Inaugural Cruise on The Enchanted Princess November 10, 2021

Steve (DOS) and I just returned from an awesome 10 night Inaugural Caribbean cruise on the brand new Enchanted Princess! Technically speaking it was not “brand new” as it was supposed to start sailing last year in 2020, but the…