A Trip, an Exploration, or an Expedition? All 3 Aboard Viking Octantis!

Here’s a look at how we came to understand why Viking Octantis is classified as an expedition ship, because to travel is one thing, to explore another, but to be a part of an expedition is an entirely different experience… CONTINUE READING >> 

Here’s a look at how we came to understand why Viking Octantis is classified as an expedition ship, because to travel is one thing, to explore another, but to be a part of an expedition is an entirely different experience… CONTINUE READING >> 

Are There Vikings in the Caribbean? There are Now!

Follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram while we explore the Leeward Islands aboard Viking Cruise Line’s new Expedition Ship Octantis….
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Follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram while we explore the Leeward Islands aboard Viking Cruise Line’s new Expedition Ship Octantis….
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The Best Street Food EVER!


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In Dalian, China we had our best street food experience to date AND to make it even better it was ALL ON STICKS! You know how we love stick… CONTINUE READING >>


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In Dalian, China we had our best street food experience to date AND to make it even better it was ALL ON STICKS! You know how we love stick… CONTINUE READING >>

Time Traveling to Tower 23

The “spring forward” time change to Daylight Saving Time each year is one of our favorite days of the year. So this year we decided to celebrate moving our clocks ahead by one hour, and thereby making a day of only 23 hours, in a style befitting such a grand stretch of the time – space continuum… CONTINUE READING >>

The “spring forward” time change to Daylight Saving Time each year is one of our favorite days of the year. So this year we decided to celebrate moving our clocks ahead by one hour, and thereby making a day of only 23 hours, in a style befitting such a grand stretch of the time – space continuum… CONTINUE READING >>

Food for Thought: How Food Enhances Travel

An old adage says that you don’t really know someone until you walk a mile in their shoes. We believe it is just as true that you don’t really know a place until you eat a plate of its food.

There is so much more to visiting a destination than seeing the sights. We try to immerse… CONTINUE READING >> 

An old adage says that you don’t really know someone until you walk a mile in their shoes. We believe it is just as true that you don’t really know a place until you eat a plate of its food.

There is so much more to visiting a destination than seeing the sights. We try to immerse… CONTINUE READING >> 

Do Alligators Like Tabasco?

For a long time roads weren’t an option in South Louisiana. This was some wild country back in the day, not Bourbon Street wild, but wilderness wild. The incredibly wet, squishy ground made bayous the only reasonable routes for transportation and Bayou Teche was the Superhighway. Following The Teche, we set out to discover the real… CONTINUE READING >>
For a long time roads weren’t an option in South Louisiana. This was some wild country back in the day, not Bourbon Street wild, but wilderness wild. The incredibly wet, squishy ground made bayous the only reasonable routes for transportation and Bayou Teche was the Superhighway. Following The Teche, we set out to discover the real… CONTINUE READING >>

Fall Festival Favorites

As autumn rolls around it is time to roll out the barrels… of fun! There are few functions we find more fantastic than a fabulous fall festival…

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As autumn rolls around it is time to roll out the barrels… of fun! There are few functions we find more fantastic than a fabulous fall festival…

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Something Smells Fishy in Alaska

A uniquely Alaskan experience, so much so that you must be a permanent Alaskan resident to participate in it, meant that we could only be spectators while our son went about the business of netting salmon… CONTINUE READING >>

A uniquely Alaskan experience, so much so that you must be a permanent Alaskan resident to participate in it, meant that we could only be spectators while our son went about the business of netting salmon… CONTINUE READING >>