Destinations

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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Fun Facts from Travel Destinations Around the World

October 25, 2014

Did you know that when the Space Needle was built in 1962 for the Seattle World’s Fair, it was the tallest building west of the Mississippi River? You can learn 41 other interesting facts about Seattle in this post. We like to research and write “Fun Facts” posts on a given destination for three reasons: 1) To Research a […]

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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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13 Favorite Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in St. Augustine, Florida

October 18, 2014

I grew up about 30 minutes outside of St Augustine, and still to this day it is undoubtably one of my favorite places in Florida to spend time. The oldest city in the continental United States has a lot to offer for those who live in the area and for those who are stopping by for […]

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