COURTESY Explora Journeys: Geneva, Switzerland, June 7, 2023: Explora Journeys, the luxury lifestyle brand of the MSC Group, is proud to announce the first-ever Rolex boutique on board a ship. While enjoying the ultimate in luxury travel, guests aboard EXPLORA I will have the opportunity to purchase some of the world’s most iconic timepieces by Rolex at a boutique entirely dedicated to the Swiss luxury watchmaker. The new ‘Rolex at sea mono brand store’ offers travelers an …

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Loved the Hyatt Coconut Point Resort and Spa as an excellent family destination

The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa is about a 20-minute drive from Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) near Fort Myers, Florida. The resort is located in Bonita Springs, which is close to the beach and has its own island, but it’s not truly beachfront in the traditional sense. To get to the beach island you do have to take a ferry. They run them hourly and it’s about a 10 to 15 minute ride, Pelican …

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A Picnic On Hawaii’s Black Sand Beaches

This tour sounds like heaven on earth, such a wonderful way to appreciate the natural beauty of Hawaii…. Exclusive Hana Picnic Escape the large cruise line tours on this intimate, personalized tour. Enjoy a relaxing, personalized tour by our Hawaii state certified guide, who will entertain as well as educate in an air-conditioned luxury van. With only 6-8 guests per tour, explore the spectacular Hana coast and navigate the 617 curves and 54 one-lane bridges on the …

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Looking for a hotel before your cruise out of Port Miami or Fort Lauderdale?

Our trip to The Turnberry Isle, a North Miami landmark, was wonderful and we ‘highly recommend’ If you are looking for a hotel stay in Miami or Ft. Lauderdale either before or after your cruise – this hotel has it all.  It is really in the middle of both airports and both piers. As we arrived from a short ride from airport by taxi, we noticed the parking lot was flooded with shiny Mercedes, Porsches and Ferraris. …

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Spas At Sea- A Breakdown of Offerings

Imagine 25,000 square feet of seafaring space, all dedicated to relaxation and indulgence.  The new generation of opulent ship spas promote their services with features such as floor to ceiling windows, cushy dedicated waiting rooms, and customized products.  They incorporate aspects of Feng Shui, exotic cultural elements, and customized signature treatments. Interested in booking a spa session on your next cruise?  Here’s some great information these amazing facilities by cruise line:   Cruise Line:  AIDA Cruises Ships …

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Golf, My Passion

Golf – simply put, is my passion.  While I have never played the legendary Maui courses, I would welcome the opportunity to experience them personally and to convey this experience to my readers in the form of articles and blogs. Two course on my “wish list”: the Wailea Golf Club and the Plantation at Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii. I am wondering if this is true: Ko’Olau, on Oahu: One of the toughest golf courses in the world and …

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Princess Cruises to Screen 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Games on Movies Under the Stars®

Princess Cruises guests sailing all over the world will be able to spectate and cheer on their favorite team during the single biggest tournament of the most popular sport on the planet – the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Broadcasting all 64 soccer games aboard nine cruise ships, the matches start June 14, culminating with the final in Moscow on July 15. Games will air on the cruise line’s signature Movies Under the Stars outdoor screens, which …

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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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Visiting Hawaii- Tour Ideas

For our next adventure, we will be visiting Hawaii this spring.  There are some fantastic tours there… and we found a couple worth considering. Upcountry photo tour Whether you are a part time shutter bug, or a full time photographer, this scenic tour will give you endless opportunities to take photos of beautiful scenery. From the cruise pier, proceed to one more pick up point in town before beginning a scenic ocean view tour through the old …

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