Lost and Stolen Passports: Can Travel Insurance Help?

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Insurance is something I am asked about pretty frequently. Travelers, whether they are frequent flyers or first-timers, often want to know whether they should buy travel insurance before they take off on their vacation or business trip or journey of any kind, really. And while many people never need to take advantage of their insurance […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 3, 2014

Carry-on

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Terrorism Concerns Have U.K., U.S. Eyeing Carry-On Luggage Ban Passenger asked to deplane after emotional support pig was disruptive India Allowing Visas on Arrival for U.S. Tourists United launches seasonal Dublin, Venice routes (flights begin June 4) British man misses honeymoon after air rage forces emergency landing […]

Seabourn Cruise Line Announces Sale of Ships

Seabourn Spirit in Venice

Seabourn Cruise Lines has announced the sale of its original three vessels, and Johnny (who has been on several of Seabourn’s ships) thinks it’s a good idea: “I went on Seabourn Spirit last summer and although it was nice, it wasn’t up to par of Seabourn’s  newer ships.” You can see his past stories on […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise 2012

Seabourn Spirit in Venice

It’s no secret that my favorite cruise line is Seabourn.

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 9 (Rovinj, Croatia)

View from Seabourn

I can’t believe how fast our cruise has, well, cruised by.

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 8 (Sali, Croatia)

Sailing Triluke Bay

Today was a lazy day aboard Seabourn Spirit. We sailed Triluke Bay, which is an uninhabited cove on the southernmost coast of Pasman. We dropped anchor about a half mile from Sali, Croatia, which is a small town but the largest on the island of Dugi otok. It turns out Dugi otok is the seventh […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 7 (Split, Croatia)

Seabourn Spirit

Dobra večer (good evening)! We just split Split, Croatia and Natalie and I had an incredible full day. So far Split is our favorite port of this cruise. For starters, the Adriatic Sea has been so smooth we were able to spot dolphins from our balcony at 6:30am. We pulled into port around 8am and […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 6 (Dubrovnik, Croatia)

Breakfast on Seabourn

I woke up this morning at 6am and the Adriatic was so smooth I couldn’t tell if we were moving or not. We were indeed moving and about two hours later we were moored just off the coast of Dubrovnik. Woo hoo! It was our first time to Croatia so Natalie and I were excited […]