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Panama Canal

I have referenced it so many times, but I realized I have never posted about what it is like to transit or take a cruise ship through the Panama Canal. Overall, Panama City is an impressive modern city. Unfortunately, on … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop in Costa Rica

After going through the Panama Canal, (yes, I know I need to add a posting for their, so stay tuned…) our ship stopped at a popular port called Puntarenas or Puerto Caldera. The big highlight was to take a river … Continue reading

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Moscow – Russia

Continuing from the few days we spent St Petersburg, we took the overnight train down to Moscow.  We took the Red Arrow train. This is a historic train and a true delight.  Not to be missed.  It is actually quite … Continue reading

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Exploring Russia – Saint Petersburg

I just realized that I have never added a trip blog for Russia or as it is now officially called the Russian Federation. Where to start?   It was nerve wracking from a visa application standpoint.  You have to provide all … Continue reading

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Touring Scotland

A lot of people and friends have been planning to visit Scotland this summer, so I thought it was time to do a retro post from a few years ago when I visited a few famous sites around the country. … Continue reading

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Visiting Cartagena Columbia

Latest retro post highlighting a quick stop and visit to Cartagena Columbia that was possible from a cruise ship port stop. A lot of people ask and wonder: is it safe to visit?  Yes, it is.  You can visit the … Continue reading

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Exploring Puerto Rico

Here is a retro post from 2004 based on demand from readers. Puerto Rico is a territory and not a separate country, but it has many interesting places to explore.  A great way to visit is to take a cruise … Continue reading

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