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Seabourn Cruise Day 20 continues . . .
Seabourn Cruise Day 20 continues . . .

Seabourn Cruise Day 20 continues . . .

We are loving our cruise aboard the Seabourn Encore, and it is now day 20 of our 34 day cruise as I write this, so we are now into the second half of our cruise.  We booked this as a…

Long but Exciting Day Touring Luxor Egypt!
Long but Exciting Day Touring Luxor Egypt!

Long but Exciting Day Touring Luxor Egypt!

In what was perhaps our longest shore excursion ever, Steve (DOS) and I took a nearly 16 hour tour from our port stop in Safaga, Egypt to Luxor Egypt.  We had an early breakfast in the outdoor section of the…

Happy Birthday to Steve DOS from DISNEY SPRINGS!
Happy Birthday to Steve DOS from DISNEY SPRINGS!

Happy Birthday to Steve DOS from DISNEY SPRINGS!

We got back from our MSC cruise and had a couple days at home to unpack, wash clothes, and repack for our 3 night trip to Disney Springs to celebrate Steve (DOS’s) big “Medicare” birthday. We stayed at Hyatt Regency…

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…

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,…

Heading to Vancouver for our Alaska cruise!
Heading to Vancouver for our Alaska cruise!

Heading to Vancouver for our Alaska cruise!

Steve (DOS) and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Orlando Airport on Saturday night, in anticipation of our early morning flight to San Francisco, which connected to Vancouver, BC. As a bonus, we met our friends Jane…

Scarlet Lady – Day 4 and at Sea!
Scarlet Lady – Day 4 and at Sea!

Scarlet Lady – Day 4 and at Sea!

Today was the last full day of our Virgin Voyages cruise on the Scarlet Lady, and was a lazy sea day for us aboard. While we normally love sea days, as. Bimini is only 50 miles or so from our…

Scarlet Lady – Day 3 Bimini Bahamas!
Scarlet Lady – Day 3 Bimini Bahamas!

Scarlet Lady – Day 3 Bimini Bahamas!

Welcome to beautiful Bimini, Bahamas! Bimini is the “private island” Virgin Voyages uses for the exclusive use of its sailors (Virgin’s lingo for fellow passengers) when the cruise ship is in port there. While technically not a private island as…

Virgin Voyages: Day 2 Welcome to Key West!
Virgin Voyages: Day 2 Welcome to Key West!

Virgin Voyages: Day 2 Welcome to Key West!

On the second day of our four night Virgin Voyages cruise aboard the Scarlet Lady, I woke up around 9:30am, and heard . . .nothing! Absolutely nothing but quiet silence! We had already docked in Key West earlier in the…