mañana.

I’m giddy with excitement– seriously, I’m bordering on 6 year old the night before Christmas kind of excitement. My co-workers ask me when I leave and I have to stiffle a shrill of elation. Finally, after planning, and booking, and paying and day-dreaming, our Tahitian vacation is here. Mañana. Tomorrow.  If you are unfamiliar with my…

meet pablo.

It’s officially wedding week! I’m pumped. But before I go into detail about our upcoming trip, I’d like you to meet Pablo, better known to most of the world as Paul. I don’t have an adolescent memory that doesn’t include Paul. The details as to how we became great friends routinely escape my memory, but…

you know you need…

a vacation WHEN: (this is a little Tuesday quickie, because I am most certainly in need of a vacation!!) And I totally stole this, so check out it’s original publishing here! 1. You find yourself thinking of reasons why you need a vacation. 2.You start dreaming about work. 3. You spend your off time thinking…

serenade of the seas.

I’m a Royal Caribbean fan. Really. A big one. I’m a platinum cruiser– kind of a big deal. Their boats are majestic, organized and beyond enjoyable. So, it was without hesitation that I booked our family vacation on the Serenade of the Seas. How did I pick this one? Well I asked myself some important…

10 on tuesday– cruise tips.

One of the main questions I am asked is, “how do you pick your travel locations and cruises?” And of course, that answer is never as easy as you’d imagine. So for today’s 10 on Tuesday, I have compiled 10 questions to ask yourself when it comes to picking your next cruise. Enjoy! 10.) Where…

pay attention at the muster.

I’ve laughed, drank and played through the muster drill. I certainly won’t anymore. Thirteen times to be exact. Cruising is one of the main pleasures of my life– the feeling of being surrounded by the deep blue sea is one of the most freeing feelings to me. Amazing food, exotic locations, think-less daily travel… all exhilarating. At least…