Free City Tours

Recently I completed a cruise vacation in the Black Sea region that included a number of ports with limited online travel information.  Not wanting to rely on a limited selection of cruise line shore excursions to see a smaller port, I road tested something new popping up in some destinations – free city tours given by…

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Seabourn partners with UNESCO

Seabourn cruise line has announced a unique partnership with the United National Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  This arrangement commits one million dollars from Seabourn across the multiple years of the agreement in exchange for access to special onboard speakers as part of the line’s Seabourn Conversations program that enriches guests through unique destination…

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Packing Lists on Pinterest

One way that I’ve effectively curtailed my desire to overpack is the strategic use of Pinterest for capsule wardrobe ideas.  I’ve curated an entire Pinterest board of various mix-and-match packing lists for various types of trips and trip lengths. Jetsetter’s Pinterest Packing Lists   I might not own the exact items on the list.  But I…

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Hotel Reviews – Four Points San Francisco International Airport

I am sometimes quick to form opinions about a property that are very hard to overcome. The Four Points San Francisco International Airport is one of those properties. I had a lousy stay here a decade ago and have steered clear ever since. But unusually high rates for my last travel to the area meant…

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