7 Carry-On Packing Tips For A Comfortable Flight

“Work Tip: Stand up.  Stretch.  Take a walk.  Go to the airport.  Get on a plane.  Never return.” -Mary Engelbreit There is nothing more exciting for a traveler than settling into the seat on a plane and anticipating the adventure ahead.  For me, part of that adventure starts at my favorite window seat. The key [...]

6 Packing Tips For Your Cruise

"When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money.  Then take half the clothes and twice the money."  -Susan Heller There are two types of travelers in my house.  One traveler starts to pack a few weeks before the trip, making sure that we have all of the must-haves to make [...]

8 Tips For Your Next Cruise

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.  So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the winds in your sails.  Explore.  Dream.  Discover."  -H. Jackson Brown, Jr. After 24-months away from cruising, I was really excited [...]

Cruising Ducks; Spreading Fun & Joy on a Cruise

“Joy is the highest expression of love.” -Abraham Hicks After 17 cruises over the course of 14 years, our 18th cruise brought an unexpected, first-time discovery.  One afternoon, as we waited for the elevator to no doubt head off for another meal, something caught my eye.  Tucked into the ceiling tile right above my husband's [...]

Luggage Tags; How & Why You Should Use Them

Luggage Tags; How & Why You Should Use Them

Do you know how important luggage tags are when you travel? Discovering that your suitcase has not met you in baggage claim is never a fun experience and it can be an incredibly inconvenient and disruptive component to your trip.  In fact on an overseas flight to Sweden, my husband's suitcase got lost due to a canceled flight and he found himself without his belonging for nearly his entire trip.