Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cruising Gluten Free

Do Cruise Ships Accommodate Gluten Free Diets? With two sisters on gluten free diets, cooking gluten free has become somewhat of a hobby for me so I have things I can serve them when the need arises.  One of my … Continue reading

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The Liebster Blog Award

The Liebster Blog Award Thank-you to the Weekly Day for nominating me for the Liebster Blog award.  It takes awhile to do all the things these blog awards require and time is one thing I don’t have a lot of.  … Continue reading

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Full Speed Ahead on Mount Roberts Tram

Mount Roberts Tram Much like the time I came to Juneau on the Norwegian Sun, on our trip on the Westerdam we returned to town from a shore excursion with just enough time left to ride up the Mount Roberts … Continue reading

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New Ships are Cruising

By Erica Kritt, The Cruise Web Team If you are thinking of cruising soon, you are in luck because the cruise lines have just unveiled new ships and their plans to build even newer ships. So far in 2013 there … Continue reading

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Snorkeling on Palancar Reef in Cozumel

The second largest coral reef in the world, the Meso-American reef, runs from Cozumel Mexico to Honduras.  Many people visit Cozumel to take advantage of the bounty of diving or snorkeling opportunities in its warm clear blue waters. On our … Continue reading

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Turning Tragedy into Triumph – Making the Most of Getting Left Behind on a Cruise

Things To Do When Left Behind by Your Cruise Ship Touring Australia from Port to Port Your cruise ship is already a hundred feet away from the port on an Australian cruise and continues to fade away in the horizon. … Continue reading

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Five Days at Sea

For ages I wanted to take a transatlantic cruise,  I love cruises, but they just never seem to have enough sea days.  Besides having a longer cruise, crossing the ocean means more days at sea.  A ship can’t stop in … Continue reading

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