Napa: Oxbow, Segways, Auberge, Hot Air, & Wine!

Feb 28, 2013 1 Comment by

February 16-18, 2013:  Napa, California It seems that this winter, Mother Nature has forgotten about the rain, and the gray clouds, and the cold…  (That or maybe there might be the smallest bit of truth to this whole global warming messing with the weather patterns?)  After a wonderful first 3 day weekend of 2013 in […]

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Portland: Wine, Waterfalls, & Winter Wonders

Jan 28, 2013 2 Comments by

January 19-22, 2013:  Portland, Oregon It was just a few days after New Years that the big winter air travel sales kicked into high gear, presenting us with $69 fares to the city of Portland, Oregon, a destination that has been on our US travel list for quite some time…  We booked immediately and along […]

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Bermuda: West End, Horseshoe Bay, & The Pink Bus

Dec 31, 2012 2 Comments by

Monday, December 17, 2012:  Bermuda After five days at sea, we finally saw land in the form of the island chain of Bermuda.  As it was our first visit to this port of call, we were excited to spend a portion of the day exploring the northernmost point of the famous “Bermuda Triangle”.  Though we […]

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Funchal: 6 Hours & We Already Want To Return

Dec 28, 2012 1 Comment by

Tuesday, December 11, 2012:  Funchal We arrived before the sunrise to the Portuguese island of Madeira.  Though we had a 7am arrival to the port city of Funchal, we exited the ship as soon as possible as today was only a half day stop and all-aboard was at 1:30pm before we began our Transatlantic leg […]

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Casablanca: Hassan II & a Changing Morocco

Dec 26, 2012 1 Comment by

Sunday, December 9, 2012:  Casablanca It was an early morning as we docked alongside the pier in Casablanca, Morocco.  As we had a number of long distance shore excursions available today, we were on schedule to be in port from 7am until 8pm, allowing passengers the chance to see and experience Casablanca and Rabat or […]

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