Travel Locations Part 1

Location, Location, Location Part 1

 In real estate, they say it’s all about location, location, location. The same is true on a cruise ship. WHERE your cabin is on the ship is what determines the price you will pay for your cruise, even though you probably won’t spend much time there. When you are comparing the pricing for a cruise there […]

Location, Location, Location Part 2

Now that you’ve figured out what cabin category you want to be in (See Location, Location, Location Part 1), it’s time to look at the FULL ship layout – NOT just the cabin you are considering, but what will be above you and below you! Above You The misconception is that the higher deck you […]
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The Truth About Cruise Prices

If you are in the process of researching a cruise, you might think you will get the best price by booking directly with the cruise line. Did you know that by doing that you’ll be putting MORE money in the cruise line’s pocket? Here’s how it works… When a cruise is announced and the prices […]
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Graduation Cruise

With my granddaughter graduating from high school this year, I decided to treat her and my daughter-in-law to a cruise!  Neither had been on a cruise before, so the 4-day cruise to Ensenada sounded like just the right thing! We booked our trip through Smitty.  She is an experienced cruise traveler, so I knew she […]

Holland America Statendam

Time sure has flown since that first trip to Alaska. I don’t remember many of the specifics but I remember we had a great time. We really enjoyed the land portion of the tour.We did so much in that first week. We landed in Fairbanks, which reminded us a lot of San Luis Obispo, and […]