Cruises

42 Fun Facts About Seattle, Washington

September 3, 2014

We called Seattle home for nearly 7 years, and loved the view of the Space Needle at sunset from the balcony of our apartment on Westlake Avenue. In anticipation of an upcoming weekend trip back to Seattle, we thought it would be fun to do a little background on the city. Here are 42 Fun Facts […]

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17 Fun Facts About Kodiak, Alaska

August 30, 2014

Located 250 air miles southwest of Anchorage, the city of Kodiak, Alaska is home to approximately 6,100 residents, and is the main city on Kodiak Island, the United States’ second largest island after Hawaii’s Big Island. Covering 3,588 square miles, Kodiak Island is 73 square miles bigger than Puerto Rico. You can visit Kodiak by cruise ship, […]

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12 Fun Facts About Dutch Harbor, Alaska

August 16, 2014

Located off of Amaknak Island, about 800 miles southwest of Anchorage at the intersection of the Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea, “Dutch” provides a harbor and a gateway for ships and airplanes to reach the small city of Unalaska, Alaska, via a 500-foot bridge. Dutch Harbor is a remote cruise port, averaging about three calls […]

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Is the Premium Beverage Package on Royal Caribbean Cruises A Good Deal?

August 13, 2014

When we sailed on the Allure of the Seas in July, we decided to try one of Royal Caribbean’s beverage packages during our 7-day western Caribbean cruise.  Since it was a holiday week at the height of World Cup Soccer, and we were sailing in the sunny, HOT Caribbean, we decided to purchase Royal Caribbean’s Premium Package which includes all beers and cocktails that cost up to $10, plus […]

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