Welcome to the first edition of the Weekend Update where we dare to update you on all the exciting shiznit you may have missed while pretending you have a life outside of the world wide web. Poser....more
The alarm went off at 4 am and both hubby and I popped up ready to go. Horray Horray, it's travel day. We started by wolfing down our first cup of coffee, and then doing last minute things before it was time to go. Our son spent the night so he'd be here in the morning. We needed to leave at 5am and then we were off to General Mitchell International Airport. ...more
As many of you already know I wholeheartedly recommend cruising as a vacation option for families with special needs children. However, I agree with some critics that the biggest drawback is, in fact, the accessibility and abundance of food on board. Even though for most of us putting on a pound or two probably won't make a critical difference, for those taking certain medicines (such as corticosteroids, cyproheptadine, and tricyclic antidepressants) a week's cruise might result in a rather large unhealthy weight gain....more
It was about three months ago that I received an invitation to participate in a social media cruise. The deal? A handful of travel bloggers were invited for seven days of Caribbean cruising in exchange for covering their adventures on Twitter, their blogs, whatever social media format they choose. I declined for a handful of reasons -- I get seasick, I'm a little claustrophobic, I was highly skeptical that this trip was my scene.
The 'unsinkable'' British liner Titanic sails out of Southampton, England, at the start of its doomed voyage in 1912.
A recreation of the voyage will depart from Britain on April 8, 2012 and head for spot where ship sank on April 12, 1912--The Globe and Mail
My mother is taking my family and me on a 10-day cruise to Alaska. It is not the way we normally like to travel, and I haven’t been on a cruise in a long time, but we are going to try it out. I am thinking that cruises are not the most eco-friendly way to travel and I am guessing that the cruise ship lines are probably pretty behind when it comes to providing services in an eco-friendly manner. However, I am keeping my hopes up and I may be pleasantly surprised.
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