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July 2016

Destinations

Venice Travelog: Part 2

I just realized I had neglected to post the final installment of our Europe trip! After our cruise, we spent another 36 hours in Venice. Read about our first days in Venice here or catch my guide to Venice here. The flights were too…

July 27, 2016
Destinations

Boston or Bust

Boston is just one of those cities everyone in America should visit. With all the history, sports, shopping, restaurants, tours, and academic landmarks,this is a destination that speaks to everyone. Boston seems more manageable to me than a lot of other big cities in…

July 20, 2016
Destinations

Cruising Alaska: Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan

“We write to taste life twice; in the moment and in retrospect,” said Anais Nin. Jessica has graciously welcomed me to share highlights from my recent cruise to Alaska. Writing about this trip let me be on vacation again – at least in my…

July 13, 2016
What to Pack

What to Pack: Alaskan Cruise

We’re shifting gears to talk Alaska this week! When packing for an Alaskan cruise, it’s just as important to research the weather and conditions of each of your destinations as it is to ensure you’ve saved enough pennies to ship your freshly caught salmon…

July 13, 2016
Destinations

Journey to the Birthplace of the Olympics

On to Olympia! Our last stop before returning to Venice was in Olympia. Our ship pulled into the port of Katakolo, where we met up with our tour guide for the day. Again, we didn’t go through an excursion arranged by the cruise company…

July 11, 2016