The Little White House in Key West, Florida

March 19, 2015

During our recent 7-Day Western Caribbean cruise on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam, we visited Key West, Florida. One of the places that I wanted to see in Key West was the Harry S. Truman Little White House museum, especially since I visited the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri last fall.  Since President Truman […]

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Visiting the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

February 17, 2015

In honor of President’s Day, I’m writing about a visit last September to the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri. I visited with our Alaska friend James, who was visiting Kansas City. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, located on U.S. Highway 24 in Independence, Missouri, was the first presidential library to […]

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Two Days in Doha, Qatar

November 30, 2014

After spending five nights in paradise at  the Conrad Maldives Rangali Islands, we boarded the float plane back to Male, where we caught a flight on Qatar Airways to Doha, Qatar. Since we had a long flight home, we decided to make a 3-night, two full day layover in Doha, for our first visit to […]

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Touring Los Angeles and Hollywood on a Princess Cruises’ Excursion from Long Beach

November 5, 2014

During my recent 7-day California Coastal cruise on the Star Princess, I booked a shore excursion through Princess Cruises to tour Los Angeles and Hollywood during our port call in Long Beach, California. The tour, which cost $69 per person, was focused on the Chinese Theatre, Olvera Street and the Los Angles Farmers Market. After boarding our […]

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