m/v tere moana.

I’m not sure where to begin. After leaving my heart in Tahiti with the Paul Gauguin and its crew, I was anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new PG ship, the Tere Moana. Although so many reviews deemed it the “Terrible Moana”, I was confident that D and I could have a ball on any…

the caribbean in pictures.

I haven’t yet decided how I am going to break down each thing we did to give you the low down, so I decided to just post some of my favorite pictures for now. Next week I’ll work on each island and excursion independently. So for now, enjoy the pictures! Happy Friday! The end.

wolverine bit the bullet.

You’re bound to run into some crap everywhere. Such was the case on our trip to Napa and Sonoma this past weekend. In case you missed it, check out my post yesterday on my favorite experiences while we were there. So today is the crap edition and first on the list: Tasting Bars and Wastes…

not all vineyards are created equal.

I’m confident the game of eenie meenie miney moe was created by a Napa Valley virgin. One look at the map, and it’s easy to see what I’m talking about–Napa and Sonoma are each abundantly full of vineyards and tasting rooms, all claiming to have the best juice in the area. So how do you…

vdara: oasis in the desert.

Because you know what a stickler I am for creating reviews, here is a review I did for Trip Advisor on the new Vdara hotel in Las Vegas: Vdara was truly an incredible experience in Vegas. We normally stay at The Bellagio when in Vegas, so I was a little nervous to make the switch to this non-gaming,…

good reasons to plan ahead.

This website says it all…  15 Ugly Hotels Around the World.  A quick Saturday post to remind you that you should always plan ahead– not only to save some dough, but also (and most importantly) so you don’t end up in a hotel that looks like “Chinese Nutcracker Dolls” or in a room that everyone in…