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Top 5 places better than the Caribbean

Top 5 places that are better than the caribbean

If you’re an avid cruiser like myself, you’ve undoubtedly been asked this question on numerous occasions, “What was your favorite cruise, ever?”  The answer to that question is easy, the one’s that weren’t in the Caribbean. That’s right, I said it.  Sure, the water is a shimmering blue, the Rum Punch tastes like heaven in… Read more »

9 Reasons Why Formal Night Needs to Go

9 Reasons Why Formal Night Needs to Go on cruise ships

  Booking.com Welcome Cruising fans! It’s time that we talk about the elephant in the room, or should I say, Penguin in the room. Since I first started cruising, the cruising industry has grown tremendously. From the size of the ships we cruise on to the amenities on board, the cruising industry has taken vacationing… Read more »

Vacation Ideas with Kids

vacation ideas with kids

Booking.com Check out some of these vacation ideas to keep the whole family entertained The school year is almost finished and it is time to start thinking about your vacation plans for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and all other days in between.  Your plans should include getting to new places and turn off… Read more »

Family Cruising – Fact vs. Fiction

family cruises fact versus fiction about crusing

Booking.com It’s a debate that’s been around for decades.  A topic that not only has the country divided, but many families and friends.  Of course I’m talking about cruise ships.  There’s such a rift between the “pro-cruisers” and “anti-cruisers”, that when the two sides happen to meet, the tension can be cut with a butter… Read more »

Growler USA Arrives in East Vancouver/Camas

Growler USA

  Growler USA Arrives in East Vancouver/Camas as the Newest Kid-Friendly Tap House and Eatery Vancouver/Camas, Feb. 5, 2018/My Family Guide/- Deciding where to take the the family to dinner just got a little easier with the addition of Growler USA-Camas. The Family-Friendly Tap House and Eatery is having its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting… Read more »

20 Unexpected Cost of Cruising

20 unexpected cost of cruising

Booking.com Cruising can get expensive because the little things add up Cruising is a great way to see different cities and even different countries.  There is something for everyone and cruising gives you the luxury of only having to unpack just once.  The price on the brochure is tempting especially when the prices are affordable. … Read more »

10 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Cruise

10 ways to save money on your next cruise

  Cruising can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be Cruising is tons of fun but it can also be expensive if you just start charge everything to your shipboard account.   I’ve only been on about a half dozen cruises but I have figured things out the hard way…financially.  So, I thought I… Read more »