Monthly Archives: April 2022

Walking to Town in Khasab, Oman

MSC Lirica docked at Khasab harbor, about 3k from the city center in Khasab, Oman. There are 1.6 kilometers to the mile so that’s a bit less than 2 miles. There were of course excursions available through the ship for … Continue reading

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Shanghai Tall Towers

The Tall Towers of Shanghai Shanghai is full of tall buildings, but even there some tower above the rest. The Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Tower, and the Shanghai World Financial Center that looks like a bottle opener tower over … Continue reading

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Coconut Lime Cookies

These cookies are so tasty nobody will ever know they are gluten and dairy free. Ingredients Juice of 2 limes (about 1/3 cup) Zest of 2 limes 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1 1/2 cups shredded or flaked coconut 1/2 … Continue reading

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Bionic Bar on Symphony of the Seas

One of the many bars on Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas is called the Bionic Bar. It’s called that because the bartender is a pair of robots. Or at least robotic arms anyway. I really wanted to try the … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Cabins on Celebrity Constellation

Cabin choices on Celebrity Constellation include the usual selection of inside cabins, ocean view cabins, balcony cabins, and suites. Among those major categories there are some variations, especially in the suites. Each category has some accessible cabins, which tend to … Continue reading

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