Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cruising to Alaska from Vancouver B.C. Canada

Getting on a cruise ship at the dock in Vancouver B.C. might not be as easy as it appears. Continue reading

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Cruising with Kids

Taking the family vacation on a cruise ship eliminates many of the issues of a road trip.  No more bored kids tired of sitting in the car whining “Are we there yet?”  Kids on cruise ships can run around and … Continue reading

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Should Towel Snakes Take Over?

I’ve heard that people saving chairs and things others might want to use sometimes creates a problem on cruise ships.  Particularly on transatlantic cruises where rumor has it they save everything from deck chairs to tables on the lido deck … Continue reading

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How to Fold Towel Animals – Making Towel Snakes

Towel origami: Step-by-step instructions on how to fold two different styles of towel snakes with lots of photos. Continue reading

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Paradise Point Skyride, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas USVI

A few steps from the cruise ship dock in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas US Virgin Islands, we found a taxi to town.  After a bit of shopping we ended up on an unplanned random bus tour of the island.  Luckily … Continue reading

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