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Travel Tips

Over the last 70 years, I have visited 70 countries and hundreds of cities. During this time, I have gathered tons of travel tips. Now I want to share them with you!

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions That Can Completely Ruin Your Trip
1 year ago

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions That Can Completely Ruin Your Trip

I remember wishing that I had created a cruise packing list before my first big adventure on the water. It was 1am and I had a splitting headache. Determined to …
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Sharing a Cabin on a Cruise Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
1 year ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Cruise Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You …
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3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail
1 year ago

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail

One of the first tips that people give you when you tell them that you are going on a cruise is to “shut off” and enjoy the ride. On the …
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You’ve Booked a Cheap Cruise – 8 Ways to Not Spend All the Money You Saved On-Board!
1 year ago

You’ve Booked a Cheap Cruise – 8 Ways to Not Spend All the Money You Saved On-Board!

If you are an avid cruiser in search of a bargain, you are the master of creativity and ingenuity.  You carefully research and tenaciously hunt down a cruise bargain. Your …
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The 4 Secret Reasons I Love to Travel and Cruise
1 year ago

The 4 Secret Reasons I Love to Travel and Cruise

When I was a child I lived in in North Bay, Ontario and spent most of my childhood building snow forts in the freezing winters and swimming in Lake Nipissing …
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5 Things Every Woman Should Take On a Solo Cruise (But They Won’t Fit in Your Suitcase)
1 year ago

5 Things Every Woman Should Take On a Solo Cruise (But They Won’t Fit in Your Suitcase)

I have not always been a solo cruiser. My very first cruise experience was with my family as we sailed on the original Queen Elizabeth from Southampton to Montreal when …
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How a Mini Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Way to Experience Luxury Cruising on a Budget
1 year ago

How a Mini Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Way to Experience Luxury Cruising on a Budget

Mini cruises are an ideal way of getting away for a short break while enjoying the luxury of a magnificent cruise liner at a reasonable price. Usually 2 to 4 days in duration, …
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7 Books to Read on Your Next Solo Cruise (Number 7 will make you Laugh)
1 year ago

7 Books to Read on Your Next Solo Cruise (Number 7 will make you Laugh)

One thing that I love about cruising is the opportunity to get caught up on my reading. Especially on sea days, I love to give myself a day of pampering …
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Packing List for a 12 Day Winter Cruise That Includes Only 13 Items of Clothes
1 year ago

Packing List for a 12 Day Winter Cruise That Includes Only 13 Items of Clothes

After many years of frustrating travel experiences with luggage I feel that I have finally got packing down to a fine art. When I mentioned to people that I was …
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