Galapagos… You Tell Me That It’s Evolution

Monday, October 21, 2019

In my mind it appears so remote, stuck far out in the ocean somewhere off South America, a few specks in the Pacific. There were questions that needed an answer. How do you get there?  Will it take forever?  Who goes there and why do they go? And what is there?  Why is it so…

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Explore The Arctic

Monday, August 26, 2019

The Arctic is imbued with a romance—from the history of polar exploration, dauntless early Vikings, to the 18th- to 21st-century Northwest Passage and North Pole explorers, and a reputation for extraordinary beauty and majesty, with its central symbol, the polar bear. Each Arctic adventure tour offers unique wildlife spotting opportunities. Seeing a polar bear, the…

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South Georgia Islands, Worth The Detour

Saturday, August 3, 2019

What do you know about the South Georgia Islands?  When I was booking my cruise to Antarctica, I was told by a friend that I had to go there mainly to see the King penguins and I’m so glad I did! South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is a British Overseas Territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean. It…

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Weekend Cruising

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

I had never thought of myself as a cruiser but this weekend away changed my mind. A group of friends and I thought it could be a fun weekend away and something a little different so chose a Melbourne to Sydney cruise on board the Golden Princess. We set sail at 6pm on a Friday,…

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Luxury And Adventure In The Amazon 

Monday, March 4, 2019

The Amazon is a destination that has intrigued me for as long as I can remember. The tropical jungle, unique wildlife and the mighty Amazon itself is enough to get me excited, not to mention the element of exotic adventure and a hint of danger, the Amazon has it all. Flying into the small town…

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Touring Regent Seven Seas Mariner

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

While the guests were out exploring sunny Melbourne, we were invited on board the Regent Seven Seas Mariner ship for a tour. It was fabulous to get a feel for the ship and see it through the eyes of a passenger. The ship was an excellent size, with a capacity of 700 guests. There were…

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Our Dining Experience Onboard Regent Seven Seas Mariner

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Exquisite dining experiences are the highlight of your voyage. Regent Cruise fares include all specialty restaurants onboard, so you can dine wherever your mood takes you. Their superb menus feature Italian, French, Pan-Asian and steakhouse fare, each accompanied by incredible wine lists. During our Regent Seven Seas Mariner ship visit we dined at Compass Rose…

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Kirk Gets A Taste Of Film!

Monday, September 17, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is passionate about bringing you the best dining experiences at sea, but they also know it takes more than great food to ensure that perfect culinary feast… Enter “A Taste Of Film”  an exciting way to enjoy the great outdoors, satisfy your love of movies, and dazzle your taste buds all at once. Delicious bites…

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A French Way To Explore Japan

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Being excited is an understatement on how I was feeling as I boarded Le Austral, a cruise ship part of the French operated Ponant cruise line. We were in Osaka and embarking on a 9-night cruise for my birthday around Japan, Korea and the Philippines. I have been lucky enough to be on a lot of…

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