Musings

Here you can read some of my random thoughts and posts on cruising and travel, but not necessarily related to my cruising history.

Briksdal Glacier Hike

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We recently took a fantastic 7 Night Cruise to Norway on Celebrity Silhouette with our wonderful group of wine lovers and our Ascension Cellars winery hosts. When I was recommending shore excursions, I had many people ask me how strenuous the Briksdal Glacier hike was, so I thought I would describe each stage of the…

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Working Our Way to the Century Club Benchmark

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How do you calculate all the places that you have visited?   One way to do that would be to just track the countries you have visited.  However, there is another way to track that includes countries and unique destinations.   Unique destinations are part of a country but some what unique in their distance from the…

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When is it OK to “Cheat” on your Favorite Cruise Line?

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The Top Reasons why you might want to try a different cruise line other than your favorite Let’s face it, those of us who cruise often, all have a favorite cruise line. The cruise lines want to keep us coming back and offer perks for repeat passengers. For those at the first level of returning…

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Luxury Cruising – If You Can Afford It – Do It!

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The price point and even the phrase “luxury cruising” may be intimidating and may make guests think that the whole idea of a luxury cruise may be too stuffy and snooty for them, but this year my husband and I, who usually cruise on premium lines, had the opportunity to take a luxury cruise on…

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