May 2012

How to Get an Onboard Credit For Every Cruise You Take

May 21, 2012

Do you like cruise vacations as much as we do? Do you have a retirement account or a stock portfolio? Then you might want to consider buying 100 shares each of Carnival (CCL) and/or Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) stocks. Qualifying Carnival Shareholders Receive a $50 -$250 US onboard credit, depending on the length of their […]

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“In the fall, the vines are turning beautiful shades of orange and gold….” A Travel Chat with an Northern California Environmental Consultant

May 16, 2012

Traveler Interview:  Sophia Habl Mitchell Sophia Habl Mitchell is an environmental consultant living on the northern coast of California. She calls it a good year if she is able to travel out of the country. Her love of travel was sparked in college, when she traveled to Guanajuato, Mexico. Upon returning, she signed up for […]

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Five Years Ago We Set Sail “;. and started this blog

May 4, 2012

Five years ago today we boarded the ms Prinsendam in New York, setting sail for Florida and then onto Europe.   We’d quit our jobs.   Sold or given away most of our belongings, and stored the rest.   Had driven from Seattle to Kansas City, where we left our car and our cat.   […]

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The Joys of Travel: Discovering New Office Supplies

May 1, 2012

Traveling and new discoveries go together.  Places, food, people, art “;and office supplies? One of our more unique habits when traveling in foreign countries is that we like to check out office supply stores.  More accurately, I like to check out office supply stores, and Mr. Jones indulges my quirk. Whether it’s a tiny stationary […]

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