Faro Inclinado – The Leaning Lighthouse

It’s estimated that there are over one million visitors to Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa each year. Certainly there aren’t that many that trek to the beachfront town of Puerto Morelos in the state of Quintana Roo along Mexico’s Caribbean sea coast. But those who do go there can visit a site that is just […]

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A Massage Worthy of the Mayan Gods

#ventusatmarinaelcid Situated along the sandy beaches of the Caribbean Sea about 135 miles almost due East from the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá is Puerto Morelos, a community in the Cancun-Riviera Maya area. That this area is under a three-hour drive to Chichén Itzá is relevant in that the memory of one of the most […]

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Oktoberfest in Yokohama, Japan

Who’d Want a German Beer in Japan? Well, it appears that thousands did as I noticed on a recent visit to the port of Yokohama, Japan. I was on a cruise, three of them in fact, as I was a speaker on the cruises in Southeast Asia for a popular cruise line. Our final port […]

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Sitka, Alaska

After leaving the port in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, our cruise ship, the Celebrity MILLENNIUM headed up through the inside passage for our first port of call in Sitka, Alaska. It was in Sitka that the ship took on the fuel we would need for our eight straight sea days before reaching Japan. Half way […]

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Gardens — An Amazing Part of Travel

It’s no secret that I really do love to travel, and these days I’m doing a lot of it by speaking on cruise ships. Here it is the first day of June, and I’ve spoken on four cruises with seven more booked for the rest of this year. There’s no question that I’m visiting many […]

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