Fare Thee Well

The air is electric the last cruise day as vacationing cruisers push for their last bit of fun packing in as many activities as the cruise director can devise. We did our share albeit rather smugly knowing we are only …

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Sexy Salerno

Salerno may not have the renown of its nearest neighbors Pompeii and Positano but this charming city with its spectacular sea front promenade has been compared to the French Rivera. This city was extremely lovely, some of the scenery looked …

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Make a Party And They Will Come

Our siesta was refreshing and most welcome. We awoke ready for the formal dress evening with an appetite for the 3 course dinner. Joel handsome as ever in his black suit and bow tie complete with his zoot suit jacket. …

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Don’t Want To See Another Beast of Burden

Day 9 – the much anticipated Santorini, Greece where we took the tender into the quaint city of Fira which is an hour outside of the main city. It is nestled in the craggy cliffs accessible by donkey or cable …

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Brother From Another Mother

Day 8 in Kusadasi, Turkey. “Hey are you from Jamaica? Are you James Brown? I like your hair!” These are all the things we heard on our brief excursion in Kusadasi as we walked around the port area in search …

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We Left Our Hearts in Civitavecchia

Our first port was our third visit to this port city and to our delight the temperature was mild and sunny. We struck up a conversation on the bus ride over with New Yorker Mary Ann and willingly accepted her …

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Royal Caribbean International Serenade of the Seas

10 years ago we became devotees of RC’s ship “The Brilliance” and have many fond memories of pleasurable sailings. This was our first excursion with Serenade and we were quite pleased to be back with the RC family. First impressions …

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GLITZ! GLAM! Thank you Ma’am – Spirits Sleight of Hand

On the second leg of our back to back journey aboard NCL Spirit the crew members still serving their contracts became familiar and friendly faces. Most did a double take after seeing us on the repositioning back to Barcelona. We …

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Beware the Boot Camp Whisperer

During our preliminary discussion with the amicable South African instructor Stuart he laid out the plan to get us to our optimal goals in a short amount of time, despite his assurance that the work out would be upbeat and …

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Barcelona Spain

Unfortunately we had inclement weather nearly everyday of our visit. The pictures do not do justice to the beauty and allure of Barcelona. It is a city you MUST put on your list to visit. Hopefully, this teaser video will …

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