The 2017 Los Cabos Highlights Tour

May 15, 2017 I just got back home in Boise, Idaho, after leading another small-group tour in one of my favorite places to go — Los Cabos at the tip of the Baja California peninsula. The 2017 Los Cabos Highlights Tour was a huge success with more people learning about the beauty (and SAFETY) of […]

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Reflecting on Eight Weeks of Cruising

May 1, 2017 We’ve been back home in Boise, Idaho, for a little over a week, but these past nine days pale in comparison to the fifty-six days we were cruising in Southeast Asia. I’m not complaining; I consider it a blessing that Celebrity Cruise Lines likes the presentations that I give to its passengers […]

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Beginning the Next Cruise

March 20, 2017 Our first cruise on the Celebrity MILLENNIUM ended in Hong Kong where we spent an overnight before starting out on cruise #2. Hong Kong — March 10th The weather was quite overcast and cool so we didn’t feel like taking any extended trips especially since we’d be back in port for three […]

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In Central and Northern Vietnam

The final Vietnam ports for the season for Celebrity MILLENNIUM. Hoi An The Chan May port is an isolated commercial port that juts out into the South China Sea, making it subject to the vagaries of the weather. Such was the case a couple years ago when strong winds and high waves prevented us from […]

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A Nice Visit to Ho Chi Minh City, aka, Saigon

As we departed from our two-day stay in Laem Chabang, we sailed south in the calm waters of the Gulf of Thailand until we reached the open waters of the South China Sea. After another relaxing sea day we pulled into the industrial port of Phu My in the southern part of Vietnam. Our bus […]

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