Spending Time in Saint Thomas

In 1917, the U.S. purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million in gold coin. When you sail into the harbor on the island of Saint Thomas, you’ll agree that the beautiful islands, which lie to the east of Puerto Rico, were worth the price. The U.S. Virgin Islands include Saint Thomas, Saint John, [...]

Spending Time in Saint Thomas2017-04-03T12:08:01-04:00

Best Ways to Cruise Solo

If you’d like to take a cruise but don’t have someone to cruise with you, don’t let that stop you from seeing the world. Cruise lines welcome solo travelers, offering special events and services that will help you meet fellow passengers and be as social as you like. Here are some ways to get the [...]

Best Ways to Cruise Solo2017-04-03T12:08:10-04:00

Cruising to St. John’s, Newfoundland

Some dispute the claim of St. John’s, Newfoundland, to be the oldest city in North America: but, there’s no doubt that by the mid-1500s, Europeans regularly sailed across the North Atlantic to fish in the waters around the Avalon Peninsula. Today, St. John’s is still a capital of the fishing trade, but also a charming, [...]

Cruising to St. John’s, Newfoundland2016-12-30T17:09:45-05:00

Cocktails at Sea

On a cruise ship, sipping a cocktail can be an event. Several cruise lines now offer some of the most inventive cocktails and bars found not only at sea, but anywhere on earth. At the Bionic Bar on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum Class ships, the bartenders won’t listen to your stories, but they will mix your [...]

Cocktails at Sea2016-12-30T17:09:46-05:00

Take a Look at New Ships for 2016

Cruise lines are always looking toward new horizons: developing new destinations, itineraries and ships in order to offer every cruise traveler, from first-timers to long-time cruise fans, with a choice of fresh experiences.  Here’s a look at some of the new (or renewed) ships set to delight cruise passengers in 2016. Crystal Cruises will enter [...]

Take a Look at New Ships for 20162016-12-30T17:09:46-05:00

Fitness is Fun on a Cruise

If you’ve cruised, you know, and if you haven’t cruised yet, you’ve heard: the food on a cruise is delicious, plentiful, and available 24 hours a day. It’s hard to resist, but why should you? All of your cruise ship dining, with the exception of some specialty restaurants, is included in your fare. And, don’t [...]

Fitness is Fun on a Cruise2016-12-30T17:09:47-05:00

Is the all-inclusive experience for you?

All-inclusive resorts are designed for relaxation. From the moment you step off the plane, everything is taken care of. Need a drink? You got it. Want to play a round of golf? The staff will arrange it. Just want to enjoy the beach or pool? They'll guide you to cozy cabanas complete with drink and [...]

Is the all-inclusive experience for you?2016-01-06T15:55:59-05:00

Pan Roasted Sea Bass with Mango, Mint Salsa and Raspberry Vinaigrette by Walker’s Fish Market

Ingredients Mango Mint Salsa: ½ Mango Diced 1 tbsn. Minced Red Onion 3 Mint Leaves 1 tsp. Honey 1 tsp. Rice Wine Vinegar Raspberry Vinaigrette: 3 oz. Raspberries (about 20 raspberries) 1.5 tbsn. Red Wine Vinegar 1 tbsn. Honey ½ tsp. Dijon Mustard ½ Cup Olive Oil Pan Seared Sea Bass: 2 Sea Bass [...]

Pan Roasted Sea Bass with Mango, Mint Salsa and Raspberry Vinaigrette by Walker’s Fish Market2016-12-30T17:09:47-05:00
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