A Consummate Cruise of Cuisine, Castles, Crusades, and Curiosities

We have been on plenty of boats before, but never one like the Clair de Lune; and cruises have taken us across oceans and seas, as well as down some of Europe’s most famous rivers, but never anything like the Canal du Midi. This was a voyage of discovery… CONTINUE READING >> 

We have been on plenty of boats before, but never one like the Clair de Lune; and cruises have taken us across oceans and seas, as well as down some of Europe’s most famous rivers, but never anything like the Canal du Midi. This was a voyage of discovery… CONTINUE READING >> 

Finding and Feeling France Like Never Before

In keeping with our relentless quest to see France every which way we can, by bikes, boat, car, at high speed, or lingering like locals, we took to the waterways again, this time as guests on the luxury barge Clair de Lune on the Canal du Midi.
A huge Merci Beaucoup! to the crew for this amazing week. Also big thanks to France Cruises for making this happen.
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In keeping with our relentless quest to see France every which way we can, by bikes, boat, car, at high speed, or lingering like locals, we took to the waterways again, this time as guests on the luxury barge Clair de Lune on the Canal du Midi.
A huge Merci Beaucoup! to the crew for this amazing week. Also big thanks to France Cruises for making this happen.
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Our Favorite (Lesser Known) Cities on Each Continent

For a trip down Memory Lane, and maybe to offer some ideas for summer travel, we decided to go back through our past few years of globetrotting and pick out our favorite metropolises along the way… CONTINUE READING >> 

For a trip down Memory Lane, and maybe to offer some ideas for summer travel, we decided to go back through our past few years of globetrotting and pick out our favorite metropolises along the way… CONTINUE READING >> 

The Inside Scoop on Alaska’s Inside Passage

Join us for daily updates while we head north to Alaska for a celebration of David surviving sixty trips around the sun and a cruise through the Inside Passage. All of our young’uns, along with their significant others, will be joining us, so we are looking forward to lots of laughing, eating, and amazing sightseeing… CONTINUE READING >> 

Join us for daily updates while we head north to Alaska for a celebration of David surviving sixty trips around the sun and a cruise through the Inside Passage. All of our young’uns, along with their significant others, will be joining us, so we are looking forward to lots of laughing, eating, and amazing sightseeing… CONTINUE READING >> 

A Potentially Preposterous Packing Proposition

We decided to challenge ourselves. Could we pack everything we need for a two week getaway in two carry-on bags? Adding to the conundrum is the fact that the trip includes a cruise to Alaska (where temps may dip down to near freezing) with a formal night… CONTINUE READING >> 

We decided to challenge ourselves. Could we pack everything we need for a two week getaway in two carry-on bags? Adding to the conundrum is the fact that the trip includes a cruise to Alaska (where temps may dip down to near freezing) with a formal night… CONTINUE READING >>