Visiting Buffalo on a Cruise

Cruise boats in Buffalo? Adventurous travelers look for trips that take them to different and exciting places while pushing the limits of their normal “comfort zones.” Such it is for those traveling with Blount Small Ship Adventures (www.blountsmallshipadventures.com/), a relatively small, but very important, company based in Warren, Rhode Island. I have cruised as an […]

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Speaking on Cruise Ships

Since my early retirement from high technology over ten years ago, one of the more enjoyable activities I’ve been doing is speaking on cruise ships. I’ve spoken on ships that can hold 2,800 passengers down to one that holds a maximum of 82 passengers, but it (and its sister ship) can go exciting places where […]

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Who Will Advocate For You?

It doesn’t happen to every traveler or consumer, but when it happens to YOU, it’s frustrating; it’s costly; it’s time consuming; it’s [well, you fill in the space]. So, what is the it that causes these pains and anxiety? It’s when something goes wrong that you don’t feel is your fault. You know, things like […]

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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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