Cruise Port Spotlight: Anchorage, Alaska

November 10, 2016

Sailing into the Port of Anchorage, Alaska by cruise ship is a fairly unique experience. To reach this port, cruise ships must sail 180 miles up Cook Inlet from the Gulf of Alaska. This inlet is named for James Cook, who sailed into it during his 1778 expedition while searching for the Northwest Passage. In 2017, Holland America […]

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The Best Frequent Flyer Perk: Companion Pass from Southwest Airlines

October 26, 2016

I just recently qualified for the Companion Pass on Southwest Airlines. We consider the Companion Pass one of the best frequent flyer perks available today. Why? When you earn Companion Pass through Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards program, you get to designate a traveling companion. Then every time you fly on a Southwest flight, your companion […]

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10 Fun Facts About Nevis

October 19, 2016

Nevis is a 36 square mile island in the Caribbean Sea. Nevis and the nearby island of Saint Kitts make up one country known as the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. We will be visiting both Saint Kitts and Nevis via an upcoming cruise, so we wanted to learn a little background about the island of […]

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A Walk Through Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park

October 9, 2016

Last weekend during a beautiful fall day, I took a walk in downtown Seattle along the waterfront. At Pier 70, this ‘Father and Son‘ water sculpture lured me to explore the Olympic Sculpture Park. Open 365 days a year and free to the public, the 9-acre Olympic Sculpture Park is a free to the public outdoor sculpture museum […]

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