Cruise Ports

Trying Out San Francisco’s New Cruise Ship Terminal at Pier 27

October 27, 2014

San Francisco, one of my favorite cities, has a new cruise ship terminal at Pier 27 along the Embarcadero. It’s a $100 million building of corrugated aluminum that is 40 feet tall and 504 feet long, designed to handle cruise ships carrying up to 4,000 guests. I tried out the new terminal last week, while sailing round-trip San […]

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8 Fun Facts About Darwin, Australia

October 21, 2014

As the capital of the Northern Territory of Australia, Darwin provides a variety of fun activities and interesting facts.  Aside from being a port city, Darwin is a fun and exciting town with a hot, tropical climate that’s perfect for tourists and travel enthusiasts alike. Take a look at these 8 fun facts about Darwin, […]

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8 Fun Things to Do in While Staying in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

September 23, 2014

A blog reader’s question: “My friend and I are going to St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands for a vacation.  What should things should we be sure to do while in St. Thomas?  In recent years we’ve mainly visited St. Thomas via cruise ship, but these are eight activities that we would check out if we […]

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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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