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TOUR THE STAR PRINCESS PENTHOUSE SUITE C749

Hello there! Thanks for stopping in! Today we’ll tour the Star Princess Penthouse Suite C749. It’s the suite Brad and I occupied on our recent Princess Cruises voyage from Los Angeles to Vancouver, BC, Canada. In celebration of my dear old dad’s 90th birthday, 8 of us took this short-but-sweet 4 day cruise up the […]

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PENTHOUSE SUITE VS CONCIERGE VERANDA ABOARD OCEANIA’S RIVIERA

Hello and thanks for stopping in today. Just before Christmas Brad & I, along with our 19 year-old son, Austin, took our 2nd cruise onboard Oceania Cruise line’s ship, The Riviera. We had truly enjoyed sailing on The Riviera on her maiden voyage in Europe back in 2012. For that cruise (which we also enjoyed […]

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ONE OF THE MOST THRILLING EXPERIENCES OF MY LIFE

I can truly say without exaggeration that my floatplane excursion over 5 Alaskan glaciers to Taku Glacier Lodge near Juneau, Alaska was one of the most thrilling experiences of my life. My travel agent, Laurel Leidner, had told me when I booked our Celebrity Cruise to Alaska that if I did nothing else while on […]

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THE STUNNING SCENERY OF ENDICOTT ARM FJORD ALASKA

Our early morning wakeup call came at 5:00 am. The night before the captain of Celebrity Solstice had made it clear to all of the passengers onboard our 7 day cruise to Alaska that although the hour of arrival would be early, we would not want to miss the stunning scenery of Endicott Arm Fjord […]

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FEASTING ON CRAB AND EXPLORING A RAINFOREST IN KETCHIKAN

Hi there! Today we’ll be feasting on crab and exploring a rainforest in Ketchikan, Alaska. After a day at sea, Ketchikan was our first port of call on our recent Celebrity cruise to Alaska. We arrived to wet and foggy weather which threatened to make our day a soggy one. I must admit that going […]

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THE SUITE LIFE ONBOARD CELEBRITY SOLSTICE

Hello there! Today I’ll be sharing with you the Suite life onboard Celebrity Solstice. While life was “sweet” onboard Solstice, I’m talking about a “Suite” as opposed to a regular stateroom, pun intended.  As you may know if you’ve been following along lately, I gave my husband a cruise to Alaska for his recent birthday. […]

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