Destination Discoveries

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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6 Fun Things to Eat, Drink and Do in Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 24, 2015

Are you planning a visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico? We recently spent a fun weekend in Albuquerque. We’d visited the city before, but mainly as the place to fly into and out of on our way to Taos or Santa Fe.  Even if you are visiting Albuquerque for only a short while before heading to other parts […]

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Views from Clearwater Beach, Florida

February 19, 2015

With snow and ice outside today, it’s easy to dream of being back in Clearwater Beach, Florida.  Here are few favorite views from our trip there during a long weekend in January. We flew into Tampa International Airport. The views are stunning even as the plane prepared to land. Blue skies and blue water everywhere. Within less […]

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Traditional Myanmar Dance and Dinner at La Planteur from the Port of Thilawa, Myanmar

January 21, 2015

We recently returned from a 14-Day Asian Holiday cruise  on Holland America Line’s ms Volendam. One of the highlights of the itinerary was a 3-day stay in Myanmar, with the ship docked at the Port of Thilawa about 20 miles outside of Yangon. On our first day in port we booked two shore excursions through Holland […]

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