Destination Discoveries

An Easy and Inexpensive Way to Visit the Panama Canal from Panama City

April 29, 2015

Last weekend we met our friend James in Panama City, Panama. Seeing the Panama Canal was a top priority during our brief visit. The best place to view the Panama Canal from Panama City is at the Miraflores Locks Visitor Center. We considered taking a Panama Canal tour, but found the tours to be expensive at $85 to $150 […]

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Weekend Fun in Fort Worth, Texas

April 20, 2015

We made a quick trip to Fort Worth, Texas this past weekend. We made a quick trip to Fort Worth, Texas this past weekend. When you think of Ft. Worth, Texas, eating yellowtail sashimi in a Japanese izakaya-style restaurant is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Ah, discovery is one of the joys of traveling, and […]

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The 10 Best Tourist Attractions I’ve Seen in Iceland

April 19, 2015

Iceland is a place we’d like to visit again. Iceland from space. Image by NASA.  We’ve visited the Iceland port cities of Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjavík on a Northern Isles transatlantic cruise, and found the country to be a fascinating, but very rainy destination in late August. Views from our rainy late August visit to Reykjavik, Iceland. In […]

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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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