The Traveling Steve's

Repositioning Cruises

Dubai in a Day! Touring the QE2 Hotel.
Dubai in a Day!  Touring the QE2 Hotel.

Dubai in a Day! Touring the QE2 Hotel.

A few years ago I held a subscription to Cruise Travel magazine for over 25 years, starting shortly after my first cruise on the tiny Bahamas Cruise Line’s Veracruz, which got me hooked on cruising for life. While unfortunately Cruise Travel…

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…

Happy Thanksgiving from the Suez Canal!
Happy Thanksgiving from the Suez Canal!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Suez Canal!

DOS and I celebrated Thanksgiving Day 2023 sailing thru the Suez Canal. We had a most enjoyable day, and in the evening Seabourn Cruises had a nice Thanksgiving buffet in the Colennade Restaurant, with the traditional American turkey, stuffing, and…

Welcome Aboard the Seabourn Encore!
Welcome Aboard the Seabourn Encore!

Welcome Aboard the Seabourn Encore!

On Sunday we checked out of the Grand Hyatt Athens, where we had stayed for the last four nights, and took our arranged transportation once again with Welcome Pickups.  Our driver Manos had met us at the airport on our arrival…

Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!
Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!

Travel to Vancouver for our Alaska Cruise!

Since my 60th birthday at the beginning of August, Steve (DOS) and I have been home, mainly catching up on various doctor and other appointments, tests, and errands. I’ve had a few follow-up appointments with my Cardiologist and others, but…

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!
Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

Train Excursion on The Panama Canal Railway!

This post continues from the last one about the Panama Canal transit we took in March 2022 on the Caribbean Princess. This post begins the day after the Canal transit, with a shore excursion train ride on The Panama Canal…

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…