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Speedboating Around St. Maarten

While we were in St. Maarten on our cruise, we wanted to do something different: a tour that included snorkeling & didn’t include any sort of van or charter bus or corny stops that only tourists visit. Enter Robinson’s Speed Boat Tours & for just $100 per person, we had everything we wanted. One of the […]

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Exploring Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

One of the ports we were most looking forward to on our Celebrity Reflection cruise was San Juan, Puerto Rico – a place we’ve never been. We docked in Old San Juan from 3pm – 10pm, a bit of an odd time frame, but we decided to make the most of it. As we slowly […]

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St. John: Paradise in the Caribbean

When we saw that our cruise was stopping in St. Thomas, both B & I said ‘eh.’ We have been to St. Thomas before & were less than impressed with this well known duty-free shopping & beach port. So we decided to leave Rock City (what the locals call St. Thomas) & hop a ferry […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Unfinished Church

Construction on Unfinished Church began in 1874 after St. Peters was severely damaged in a storm & thought beyond repair. Just as they were finishing up construction in 1926, a hurricane blew through & destroyed much of the work that had been done. Construction on the new church stalled when the congregation decided that they did want to […]

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Bermuda: Dunking the Wench

When planning our trip to Bermuda, several people said that we simply had to visit the town of St. George’s. The first town settled on the island, this colorful, quaint piece of the island has been around since 1612 & is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Some of the quirks of colonialism are still around […]

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Celebrity Summit: Specialty Dining

Cruise lines (& cruisers) seem to be in love with specialty dining. While I still prefer to eat my nightly meals in the main dining room, sometimes a specialty restaurant is a nice bonus treat. On the Celebrity Summit, there are three specialty restaurants: Bistro on Five (an amazing crepe restaurant, which we fell in love […]

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