April 2014

11 Days of Menus from the Seabourn Sojourn World Cruise

April 30, 2014

What’s the food like the Seabourn Sojourn? The food on a cruise ship is almost always of interest to potential cruisers for that ship. We had heard some complaints from a few cruises on earlier segments of this cruise. Happily, we can report that we enjoyed most all of the food on this cruise, and felt that […]

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Packing Advice for a 2-Week Land+Cruise Tour to Alaska

April 29, 2014

We love questions from readers. Last week we got this one: I’m going on a train tour and then Royal Caribbean cruise May 31 to June 14. I’m at a loss for what to pack and how much to pack for two weeks. Can you advise me where to turn for advice?  Thank you, — […]

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A Peek Inside the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel

April 28, 2014

During a quick weekend trip to Vegas, we spent Sunday night at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel. We chose this hotel to stay near friends who were at the Wynn, while using our annual free night from the Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card.This hotel was a great choice. Just two blocks from The Strip, we loved this sleek, non-smoking, non-gaming […]

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Exploring the Sights of Cochin, India

April 27, 2014

We sailed into Cochin, India a major port city on the Arabian Sea, via the Seabourn Sojourn, on its 2014 World Cruise. While we had done a little advance research on Cochin, we decided to take the Seabourn shore excursion to “Old Cochin” since the port area is on an island a distance from the mainland. Cochin, also known as […]

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