5 Great Wheelchair Accessible Spots in Sydney

(The following guest post was written by Olivia Bourke, a writer and blogger who describes herself as “an adventurous traveller who simply wants to explore this incredible world we call our home. Originally from the States, I now call Australia my home. I’m loving every minute exploring this ever so scenic country, one state atContinue reading “5 Great Wheelchair Accessible Spots in Sydney”

Enchanting Butchart Gardens

In springtime many people spend hours outside planting, weeding and tending to their gardens. Whether for their own personal enjoyment or to share with others, gardening can be a beautiful and meditative activity. Although I only keep a few rose bushes and a bed of poppies and Love-in-the-Mist, I am grateful for those who doContinue reading “Enchanting Butchart Gardens”

Seven Years | A Tribute to Rich

(A personal tribute to my heart’s companion in travel and in love.) It’s been seven years since Rich died. As I recently told a friend, in some ways it feels like an eternity ago; in other ways, just yesterday.

Alaskan Cruise 2016 – The Highlights

Carrieanna’s first cruise experience was with her Aunt Vicki three years ago – you can read about it here – when they went to Alaska with a Multiple Sclerosis Foundation group on the Celebrity Solstice. She found she loved cruising, and when MSF announced a cruise to the Caribbean in January of 2014 she askedContinue reading “Alaskan Cruise 2016 – The Highlights”

Milford Sound: Breathtaking!

“No matter how many photos you’ve seen of Milford Sound, nothing can prepare you for the incredible feeling of actually being there. It is an inspiring and exceptional place.” (Real Journeys brochure)

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands – The Duty-Free Shopping Capital of the World

“From the deck at the Mountain Top, daiquiri in hand, we soak up the sunshine and the beautiful view of Magens Bay, with it’s tri-colored water. Spectacular!”

Seven Hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico

My First Shore Excursion! After two and a half fun-filled, educational days at sea on the Celebrity Reflection, I was looking forward to arriving in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and doing a little exploring on land.