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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In Search of Milwaukee’s Best Pizza on Milwaukee’s Pizza Bus Tour

May 12, 2014

Four years ago, we spent a weekend in Milwaukee, and discovered the city had a lot more to offer than beer and brats. One of our favorite activities that weekend was a food walking tour through the Historic Third Ward, led by Theresa Nemetz, the founder of Milwaukee Food and City Tours. We loved the idea […]

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Touring Goa, India by Taxi

May 1, 2014

We arrived into the port of Mormugão, in the state of Goa, India, via the Seabourn Sojourn while on its 2014 World Cruise. The locals greeted us with a warm welcome. Having done a little research on Goa in advance of our visit, we decided to explore on our own rather than to take one of the ship’s tours. At […]

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