New York, Not Your Typical Port of Call

A cruise leaving out of the city can be amazing, not only for what you will experience on your cruise ship, but for the endless opportunities while your in New York. We planned a weekend stay there, so we could fully taste what the city had to offer. Flying into LaGuardia was a little rough, unusually high winds made landing over water and between skyscrapers a bit treacherous. Once landed the airport is pretty easy to navigate, …

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Key West, Conch Town

I was really hoping for sunny, hot, blue sky Key West weather, unfortunately Mother Nature had something else in mind! We rented a Jeep Wrangler, hoping to make the 3.5 hour drive from Ft. Lauderdale down a fun, open air scenic kind of drive, however due to the cold weather we were forced to leave the top up and just enjoy the view from inside. I have gone to Key West before as part of a cruise, …

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Playa Del Carmen

A totally opposite town than it’s larger sister city, Cancun, Playa del Carmen is much more quaint! You won’t find the hustle and bustle of city buses and noisy traffic here, these cute cobblestone roads are the perfect destination to get a little of everything. We only had 2 days in town, the first which was spent mostly at a beach front bar/restaurant, Mamacita’s. Playa was hosting an annual techno/house music conference so the beaches were packed …

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How to Finance Your Cruise—Without Interest

Research tells us that vacations are essential for unwinding and de-stressing from the grind of daily life.  It also suggests that those who vacation regularly come back to work invigorated, with more creativity and new ideas.  Without a doubt, taking a vacation is a good idea, and cruises provide a fantastic value for your vacation dollar. That being said, as with any vacation, a cruise is still a major purchase, and smart consumers give careful thought to …

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