Tours

A Visit to The Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

October 5, 2014

Billed as a “billion dollar experience‘, The Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City offers free self-guided tours Monday through Fridays, excluding bank holidays. With an out-of-town guest, we decided to check it on last Monday. Since the The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is home to one of the region’s […]

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Touring the 1700’s Great House and Sugar Plantation on a Shore Excursion from Falmouth, Jamaica

August 3, 2014

Last month we sailed on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas from Ft. Lauderdale to the Western Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica was one of the port stops. Since I’d recently climbed Dunn’s River Falls, I decided to take  the 1700’s Great House and  Plantation Tour with Lunch offered through Royal Caribbean’s shore excursions.  While Falmouth is known today for being the home of one […]

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Cruising With a 12-Year-Old: Para-sailing from Cozumel, Mexico

June 5, 2014

Last week my 12-year-old niece Justina accompanied me on a Western Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. When we visited the port of Cozumel, Mexico, on day 6 of our cruise, we still had a couple of items to cross off of Justina’s “wish list” for her first cruise. Her priorities were to: […]

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Cruising With a 12-Year-Old: Snorkeling and Climbing Dunn’s River Falls from Falmouth, Jamaica

May 31, 2014

Justina, my 12-year-old niece, accompanied me this week on a Western Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. On Day 4 of our cruise we visited the port of Falmouth, Jamaica. As you can see from the photo above, the 6,000+ passenger Oasis of the Seas dwarfs the relatively new cruise port at Falmouth. […]

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