Getting to Paradise: the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

November 28, 2014

Two years ago during Thanksgiving week, Mr. Jones and I traveled to the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. We used frequent flier miles to get two business class tickets to transport us there, and Hilton Honors Award Points to stay at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. This was no easy feat but Mr. Jones is a […]

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24 Fun Facts About San Marino

November 19, 2014

We are making a trip to Italy soon, and plan to visit San Marino, one of the world’s smallest countries that’s land-locked within Italy. We wanted to learn more about San Marino. Here are 24 Fun Facts About San Marino: 1. Situated on north-eastern side of Italy’s Apennine Mountains, the Republic of San Marino is a […]

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5 Things to Know about Gallura in Sardinia

November 12, 2014

While we’ve been lucky to visit most cruise ports in Europe, we have not yet been able to visit Sardinia, the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea that is an autonomous region of Italy, and is located just south of the French island of Corsica.  European blogger Italo Rizzo did visit the Gallura region in Sardinia recently, and […]

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Exploring San Diego’s USS Midway Museum

November 11, 2014

Last month I took a 7-Day California Coastal cruise on Princess Cruises’ Star Princess, sailing round-trip from San Francisco. San Diego was one of the port calls, and I used the day to explore the USS Midway Museum and other surrounding waterfront attractions.  It seemed only fitting since San Diego is home to the US Navy’s […]

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