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We’ve Reached The Horizon And It’s As Lovely As We Imagined Cruising Carnival Horizon
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We’ve Reached The Horizon And It’s As Lovely As We Imagined Cruising Carnival Horizon

I’ve already wet your appetite with the culinary changes you’ll gobble up while cruising Carnival Horizon so here’s the rest of what I loved about the newest, most modern, spacious and high tech ship in the Carnival fleet! Smart Destination Elevators It’s the most startling new feature you’ll see cruising […]

Mirjana’s Story
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Mirjana’s Story

Bosnia & Herzegovina sure does seem like a lovely place. There’s all that medieval stone, more than a smattering of terracotta roof, and copious amounts of undulating green and blue. Nature, yo. Yeah, I’ve been gettin’ my Google Image search on. For as lovely as Bosnia & Herzegovina seems to […]

The Easiest Hard Sell, The Shiniest Diamond in the Bay
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The Easiest Hard Sell, The Shiniest Diamond in the Bay

Convincing young people to sit on a ferry for 90 minutes in order to walk for 4 hours is made easy with gelato, Vespas that glitter in the warm sun of early spring, feral cats a plently, flower boxes for days, stores selling unusual trinkets and Miraculous Ladybug toys we […]

Culinary Changes on the Horizon
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Culinary Changes on the Horizon

Slurping down a pair of oysters, ordering a side of sauteed mushrooms, and cutting through the blow-torched golden brown top crust of an elegant crème brûlée; my own foodie evolution from last month, from a glorious week spent cruising the Med on the glistening Carnival Horizon, was not insignificant. However […]

Of Howler Monkeys, Breadfruit, Brown Sugar and A Bridge Into The Rainforest — A Belize Travel Story
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Of Howler Monkeys, Breadfruit, Brown Sugar and A Bridge Into The Rainforest — A Belize Travel Story

The ride is advertised as taking anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes, but feels twice that. The sun-worn digital clock in the center of the dashboard tells the truth; but two hours could have easily passed before the potholes, gravel, and dusty congestion of Belize City gave way to virgin […]

What We Did Instead of Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel
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What We Did Instead of Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel

Two weeks before they’d fly down to New Orleans to meet me, before I’d call a Lyft to carry us to the port, and before we four would skip excitedly onto deck 3 of the Carnival Dream, my 10yo spent a handful of evening hours after a full day of […]

The Best U.S. Port To Cruise Carnival
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The Best U.S. Port To Cruise Carnival

Truth time: I originally didn’t qualify this post with that ‘U.S.’ bit. But then I remembered we once cruised Carnival out of Barcelona, the greatest city on this or any planet. So, ‘Best U.S. Port’ this quickly became. Because I spend faaaaaar too many daytime hours alone farting around on […]

Our Last Road Trip
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Our Last Road Trip

Our Last Road Trip This one was an expensive, drawn-out lesson. It took our two-week, one-way summertime drive from the Carnival Cruise port of Seattle to the driveway of our suburban Philly home to realize what we probably already knew, deep down, but didn’t want to admit. At least the […]

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