Cruising South America (on the Celebrity Infinity)

We sailed around South America onboard the Infinity with Celebrity Cruises in December. I know it’s now February but hey, better late than never to write about it! December 22, 2017 – New York to Buenos Aires Our red-eye flight from JFK to Buenos Aires, via American Airlines, went without much drama. Due to the cost and unpredictable New York winter weather, we booked our … Continue reading Cruising South America (on the Celebrity Infinity)

11 night Southern Caribbean cruise – Celebrity Equinox (May 15-26)

We booked our 11 night Southern Caribbean cruise with Celebrity back in July 2016 via http://www.crucon.com during one of their big sales. Celebrity Cruises and Crucon.com had an amazing deal for this cruise onboard the Celebrity Equinox because it was originally supposed to sail around Europe. So, when Celebrity canceled the Europe route, they had to fill the ship for its new destination: the Caribbean. Gambit … Continue reading 11 night Southern Caribbean cruise – Celebrity Equinox (May 15-26)

Dutch or French? St Maarten or St Martin? 🍺🍻🥂🍷🥃🍸🍹🍾

Gambit and I were in St Maarten in 2008. During Hurricane Omar. We visited the island with Gambit’s parents and stayed at the Royal Palm Beach Resort (I think – I mean, it was almost 10 years ago!). What I did remember from the trip, apart from buying a lot of ice cream, watching the hurricane come in overnight washing away the beach bar and … Continue reading Dutch or French? St Maarten or St Martin? 🍺🍻🥂🍷🥃🍸🍹🍾

🚤 Sailing around St Lucia (with No Links tour)

We docked at Castries in St Lucia with the plan to get a tour from a local operator so we’d see parts of the island. We had decided to look for a tour with the Welsh couple we made friends with on board the ship. Once inside the terminal we had many options. Hmmm… that’s a huge understatement. There were loads of operators ‘fighting’ for … Continue reading 🚤 Sailing around St Lucia (with No Links tour)

Trekking around Barbados 🚌 🏖 ⛰

We docked at Bridgetown, Barbados. The terminal was a bit more developed looking compared to the other ports we’d stopped at. The terminal featured a lot of little stores selling duty free items, souvenirs, cigarettes, ice-cream, and alcohol. The taxi and tour operators were available once we stepped out of the small shopping area. At dinner the previous night, our neighboring diners (a lovely couple … Continue reading Trekking around Barbados 🚌 🏖 ⛰