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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…

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…

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…

Sailing back to Vancouver on the Crown Princess!
Sailing back to Vancouver on the Crown Princess!

Sailing back to Vancouver on the Crown Princess!

As everything in life (both good or bad: “This too shall Pass”) eventually comes to an end, so ends this 10 day Crown Princess cruise. We had a wonderful time, and it was so nice to finally complete the Alaska…

Welcome Aboard the Crown Princess!
Welcome Aboard the Crown Princess!

Welcome Aboard the Crown Princess!

On Tuesday morning after having breakfast at the hotel, we checked out of the Hyatt Regency, and Uber’d the short few blocks to the Canada Place Cruise Terminal. We first dropped our luggage off with the porters, and brought aboard…

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…

End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!
End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!

End of Summer and into Hurricane Season!

It’s the last day of August as I write this, and we’ve officially had our first name hurricane of the season in Florida: Hurricane Idalia. Hurricane Idalia seemed to form out of nowhere, meaning it happened and strengthened so suddenly,…

Farewell to the Scarlet Lady and Hello Sarasota!
Farewell to the Scarlet Lady and Hello Sarasota!

Farewell to the Scarlet Lady and Hello Sarasota!

We’re back in Orlando now, and I’m quite a bit behind in posting, but we’ve been quite busy since we got back from the Virgin Voyages cruise. In my last post, we were celebrating our last night aboard Virgin Voyage’s…

Onward to Miami, Virgin Voyages, and Sarasota!
Onward to Miami, Virgin Voyages, and Sarasota!

Onward to Miami, Virgin Voyages, and Sarasota!

I’m a bit behind in posting due to all of the above; but Steve (DOS) and I arrived in Sarasota yesterday afternoon, for a week’s stay. We just completed our first ever cruise on Virgin Voyages, Scarlet Lady yesterday, which…