Cruise ships are back  – what it was like to sail again

Cruise ships are back – what it was like to sail again

PLEASE NOTE: At the time of our cruise, vaccinated passengers were not required to test before boarding the ship. However, as of this writing, ALL cruise passengers on Royal Caribbean regardless of vaccination status must present a negative Covid test and be tested on...
What it’s like to be on a cruise ship right now

What it’s like to be on a cruise ship right now

I’m on a cruise ship. Right this very minute as you are reading this email, I am on a cruise ship. You see, in July Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas became the very first cruise ship to start sailing again out of the United States and they invited me to sail with...
Cruising is starting up and we are here for it!

Cruising is starting up and we are here for it!

Spring is here. It’s getting warmer and brighter, and most importantly, the pandemic is marching towards the end. We are not out of the woods yet, but things are slowly looking up.  Vaccines are rolling out and travel is opening up.  It looks very different than what...
5 tips for a fun and low-stress vacation with children

5 tips for a fun and low-stress vacation with children

Even though it gets easier the more you do it, traveling with children can be overwhelming. What is it about a vacation with children that get us stressed?  Why is the idea of staying in a hotel with kids so foreign to many families?  And what can we do to alleviate...
A multigenerational trip should be part of your travel plans

A multigenerational trip should be part of your travel plans

The family – see the resemblance? Everyone loves a vacation.  As we head to the end of 2020 and start thinking about what 2021 will bring, it’s also time to start thinking about next year’s vacations. And the one trend that has been picking up steam over the...