Cruising the Norwegian Fjords

Our adventures continued with a 7-night sailing onboard Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas through the Norwegian Fjords.  I’ll be honest…I saw the breathtaking beauty of the fjords on Bravo’s Below Deck Adventure series and immediately booked us on a cruise.  The Norwegian Fjords weren’t ever on my bucket list of destinations to visit, butContinue reading “Cruising the Norwegian Fjords”


On embarkation day, we needed to get from downtown London to Southampton to board our cruise. We opted to do a transfer tour that included a stop enroute at Stonehenge.  Because…why not!?!  It’s one of the seven wonders of the world and in 1986 became a world heritage site.  A basic one way transfer fromContinue reading “Stonehenge”

Weekend of Sightseeing in London

Want to see all the highlights of London with limited time? Here’s my power touring plan for a weekend in London with 48 hours of sightseeing suggestions. We spent two nights in London prior to a cruise departing from Southampton. Hotel We stayed at The Royal Horseguards. It was a fantastic historic location right onContinue reading “Weekend of Sightseeing in London”

Avalon Waterways River Cruise on the Danube

Our Ship: The Avalon View We planned our Avalon Waterways River Cruise on the Danube for the first week in October to celebrate our 33rd wedding anniversary. We picked this particular ship because it is the newest in Avalon’s fleet and this itinerary was promoted as being an “Active and Discovery” sailing. This meant thatContinue reading “Avalon Waterways River Cruise on the Danube”