Destinations

15 Fun Facts About Alicante, Spain

March 31, 2015

We are planning a fall transatlantic cruise, and may have a stop at the port city of Alicante, Spain. Since it is a new destination for us, we wanted to learn more before we visit.  Alicante is a city and historic Mediterranean port on Spain’s Costa Blanca. Alicante is also the capital city of Spain’s fourth most populous province, […]

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Exploring the Cuban Coffee and Food Culture in Key West, Florida

March 27, 2015

A February 8th article in the New York Times Travel Section caught our attention: In Key West, A Taste of Cuban Coffee Culture.  We had an upcoming visit to Key West on a 7- Day Western Caribbean cruise, and we kept the article in our trip planning file to check out some of the places mentioned for Cuban cafe […]

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28 Fun Facts About Anchorage, Alaska

March 25, 2015

Anchorage, Alaska is a special place for Mr. Jones. He was born and raised here; his father was in the original military contingent that helped build the Alaska Highway (ALCAN). We thought we’d share some favorite fun facts. 28 Fun Facts About Anchorage, Alaska 1. English explorer Captain James Cook is credited with first exploring and describing the […]

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53 Fun Facts About Key West, Florida

March 3, 2015

We are visiting Key West, Florida later this week via our 7-Day Western Caribbean cruise on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam.  While we’ve visited this city several times before, we’ve never researched it. It turns out there are many interesting facts about Key West.  53 Fun Facts About Key West, Florida 1. The Florida Keys were first […]

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