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Trip to Europe + Kids + Easy = We’re Going on a Cruise!

Trip to Europe + Kids + Easy = We’re Going on a Cruise!

March 13, 2013 No Comments The kids are finally old enough for a real vacation. Although riding Disney’s “It’s a Small World” and “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride” is thrilling (the kids have so much fun), it’s not exactly your idea of getting away. Sometimes it’s more work for you than actually going to the office. Thankfully cruise ships have taken ...

 

Best Cruises for Families with Kids

Best Cruises for Families with Kids

May 29, 2012 No Comments Like floating resorts, cruise ships bring the journey and the destination together into one exciting adventure. Listed alphabetically, the following cruises are best for families with children, and include luxurious amenities, and a host of entertainment, dining and recreation suitable for everyone in the family, as well as the added advantage of stopping at new ...

 

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Nutrition When Travelling: Eating Healthy in Unfamiliar Destinations

Nutrition When Travelling: Eating Healthy in Unfamiliar Destinations

February 1, 2011 No Comments Travel is fraught with opportunities to completely blow your family’s diet. Fast food restaurants and greasy spoons beckon hungry road trippers, while many airlines have cut back the in-flight options to stale potato chips or high-sugar candy. The good news is that it is entirely possible to make healthy dining options during your trip. The ...

 

Cruising the Eastern Caribbean

Cruising the Eastern Caribbean

December 13, 2010 1 Comment Cruising is a wonderful way to introduce your kids to international travel. You only have to unpack once, and you can relax and enjoy yourselves while others take care of everything from cooking your meals to cleaning your room. My Cruises for Families article is filled with tips for parents considering a cruise with their ...

 

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Cruising for Families

Cruising for Families

October 13, 2010 1 Comment Cruising is a seemingly ideal vacation, allowing families to relax and recharge. Cruising is a particularly excellent choice for family reunions and large group get-togethers, as cruises truly offer something for everyone. Yet stories of accidents and illnesses at sea are all too common. Like any vacation, advance planning and preparation is the key to ...

 

Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part Four: Gold Rush and Glaciers

Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part Four: Gold Rush and Glaciers

September 27, 2010 1 Comment On Day Five of our Celebrity Millennium cruise to Alaska (continued from Part 3: Alaskan Ports Galore), we finally got to visit Skagway. For some reason, this recreated Gold Rush town had been at the top of Dad’s must-see Alaska list for years. I had actually been hired by phone for a summer job in Skagway a ...

 

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Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part Three: Ports Galore

Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part Three: Ports Galore

September 27, 2010 1 Comment The first full day of our Vancouver to Seward Alaska cruise was everything we could have hoped for: relaxing, entertaining and filled with activities. Read about part one of our Alaskan adventure in Traveling 5,000 Miles on Two Weeks’ Notice, and part two where we are introduced to, and are discovering the Celebrity Millennium Cruise.   We both absolutely love ...

 

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Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part Two: Was the Deal too Good to Be True?

Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part Two: Was the Deal too Good to Be True?

September 27, 2010 2 Comments On Day 2 of our Alaska adventure, we awoke bright and early in Seattle. Thankfully, my body was still on Orlando time, so the 7:40 a.m. departure felt more like 10:40 a.m. We had coach seating in the disabled section, providing us with two comfortable seats and room to simply park Dad’s scooter on board. ...

 

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Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part One: Traveling 5,000 Miles on Two Weeks’ Notice

Celebrity Millennium Alaska Cruise Part One: Traveling 5,000 Miles on Two Weeks’ Notice

September 27, 2010 4 Comments My parents always meant to visit Alaska. They gathered tour books, visited websites, and even planned out a driving itinerary. Unfortunately, health issues and real-life concerns prevented them from living out their dream. After my mom passed away unexpectedly in 2004, at the age of 50, I moved in with my dad, who has some ...

 

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Regent Seven Seas Alaskan Cruise Vacation

Regent Seven Seas Alaskan Cruise Vacation

September 7, 2010 2 Comments Last month I found out through my mother that Joe and Amy (my aunt and uncle), were about to embark on an extravagant 7 day trip to Alaska.  We were on the phone when she mentioned it, and I was absolutely intrigued! A good friend of mine went there on a fishing expedition just over ...

 

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