Twillingate, Newfoundland – Whales, Icebergs, Wine & Getting “Screeched In”

Join your GypsyNesters in beautiful Twillingate, Newfoundland!

We kayaked with whales! And dolphins! AND icebergs!

We became honorary Newfoundlanders by getting “Screeched In” – we kissed the cod, shot the Screech and took the oath (in varying degrees of success)!

Sample toutons and tea, check out a real-deal musical group and enjoy wine made from… CONTINUE READING >>

Join your GypsyNesters in beautiful Twillingate, Newfoundland!

We kayaked with whales! And dolphins! AND icebergs!

We became honorary Newfoundlanders by getting “Screeched In” – we kissed the cod, shot the Screech and took the oath (in varying degrees of success)!

Sample toutons and tea, check out a real-deal musical group and enjoy wine made from… CONTINUE READING >>

Bucket List Alert: A Week in The Galápagos Islands

We’re asked about our favorite places quite often and The Galápagos Islands are always part of the conversation. There’s nowhere like it on Earth – we frolicked with sea lions, were blown away by Giant Tortoises, swam with iguanas and sea turtles (half the fun is underwater!) and hiked up to a live volcano!

And that’s just for starters. Here’s our journey… CONTINUE READING >> 

We’re asked about our favorite places quite often and The Galápagos Islands are always part of the conversation. There’s nowhere like it on Earth – we frolicked with sea lions, were blown away by Giant Tortoises, swam with iguanas and sea turtles (half the fun is underwater!) and hiked up to a live volcano!

And that’s just for starters. Here’s our journey… CONTINUE READING >> 

Safety at Sea: What the newest cruise ships are implementing

Cruising has received a bit of a black eye lately and, with the recent highly-publicized events at sea, it’s not surprising. Only a tiny percentage of voyages become nightmares, but it only takes a few for an entire industry to take a blow.

The new Safe Return to Port requirement has been newly implemented in the hopes that these sorts of mishaps will be a thing of the past. Simply stated, the rule is that any vessel must be able to… CONTINUE READING >> 

Cruising has received a bit of a black eye lately and, with the recent highly-publicized events at sea, it’s not surprising. Only a tiny percentage of voyages become nightmares, but it only takes a few for an entire industry to take a blow.

The new Safe Return to Port requirement has been newly implemented in the hopes that these sorts of mishaps will be a thing of the past. Simply stated, the rule is that any vessel must be able to… CONTINUE READING >> 

Our Voyage on the Brand New Royal Princess!

We’re live-blogging from the brand-spanking new Royal Princess on her maiden voyage across The Mediterranean and we’d love for you to come along for the adventure!

Follow along as we explore the nineteen incredible decks of the newly christened ship (by THE Royal Princess Kate herself – WITH the yet-to-be-born Prince George along for the ride!). We’ll be taking you “backstage” to show you the amazing amenities not found anywhere else, GypsyNester-style… CONTINUE READING >>

We’re live-blogging from the brand-spanking new Royal Princess on her maiden voyage across The Mediterranean and we’d love for you to come along for the adventure!

Follow along as we explore the nineteen incredible decks of the newly christened ship (by THE Royal Princess Kate herself – WITH the yet-to-be-born Prince George along for the ride!). We’ll be taking you “backstage” to show you the amazing amenities not found anywhere else, GypsyNester-style… CONTINUE READING >>