Celebrity Special

Caribbean – Eastern (Roundtrip Miami) 7 Night Cruise – aboard the Eclipse sailing December 10, 2011 Veranda Stateroom From $ 699 Includes 7nts Parking at Premier Parking USA in Miami http://www.onlinevacationcenter.com/special_deal.cfm?email=on&specialsID=19543&TSID=5&encldid=D0E4C486-8C3F-46DA-A8C0-C68C9FA3CCC2&logid=25143

Travel News

Google Throws Their Hat into the Travel BusinessGoogle is getting into the travel market and not everybody is happy.  Other travel sites such as Expedia, Travelocity and Kayak fear that Google will have the resources and the smarts to be bigger and better than the rest.  Which is good news for consumers.  Google’s goal is … [Read more…]

Pushy Vendors

When on vacation I always enjoy doing a little shopping.  But one of the hardest things to deal with and that really takes away from an enjoyable experience is overly pushy vendors.  You can find them in several different countries though Egypt is the worse place I have seen.  While in the Caribbean, as soon … [Read more…]

There’s an App For That!

Here’s some cool airport apps to make your travel experience a little easier. Terminal MapsGateGuru: free, Android, iPhoneiFly Guide: free, Android, iPhone   These apps provide detailed maps with passenger submitted checkpoint wait times, user ratings and deals for hundreds of airports worldwide. Flight UpdatesFlightBoard: $3.99, Android, iPhone, iPadThis app lists all arrivals and departures for … [Read more…]

Cruise Ship Art Auctions: Legit or Junk

Art auctions are well known among cruisers, every cruise has them.  There recently was a debate among cruisers over whether the art at these auctions were worth the money people pay or are they junk by unknown artists.  Most of the art work offered at these auctions are lithographs or serigraphs, though sometimes they do … [Read more…]

Did You Know: Foreign Currency

When traveling internationally I like to get some foreign currency before I lave home.  This way I will have some cash (in the local currency) on hand when I arrive.  I especially like to have small bills on hand for tips but when you exchange currency at the bank they usually want to give you … [Read more…]