July 2010

7 Favorites Finds in New Orleans Now

July 31, 2010

We just returned from New Orleans – that sultry city filled with a unique blend of culture, history, food, music and fun.  It is not prime time for tourists (there was a heat warning Friday) but we managed to find some favorites while staying cool.      Here’s our list of 7 favorites in New Orleans now: The […]

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Destination Photo: Fishing, Glaciers & State Parks

July 26, 2010

This Photo is a Preview of This Week’s Destination Discovery.  Can you identify what city it’s near near Hints: It’s near a U.S. cruise ship port A Disney movie was filmed in this town   What is the town? Be the first to post your answer in comments. Or learn more in Wednesday’s post.  

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6 Favorite Wine Bars

July 24, 2010

  We like trying new wines; doesn’t every wine lover? Yet, it can be risky to commit to a bottle of an unfamiliar wine without tasting it. That’s one reason we love wine bars: they provide the opportunity to try new wines by the taste, glass, or flight.  In addition to interesting wines, our favorite […]

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Destination Discovery: The Polar Ice Cap

July 23, 2010

Cruising at the Top of the World onboard the ms Prinsendam      People often ask us about our favorite port during our 130-day European adventure in 2007. A tough question, because it’s difficult to compare Europe’s diverse ports. Venice, Sochi, and Leknes, in Norway’s Lofoten Islands, are just a few examples.  We enjoyed them all – […]

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