Tag: Alaska

You never know who you will meet on a cruise.

We are what people may call a “social” family.   We make friends of strangers easily.  And when it comes to long cruises – we make lots of friends.  So, it will come to no surprise that we met some very interesting people with extraordinary stories aboard our ship. And, they were our amazing Princess Cruise ship staff. 

A Visit to One of the Last Remaining Blockbuster Stores

Update: Sadly after I ran this article the last remaining Blockbusters in Alaska announced they were closing. Original Article This month my family ventured to the Pacific Northwest. We watched whales frolic and feed, walked glaciers and even explored villages and remote areas both by land and sea.  But, it was a little store in…

Hello Alaska! (Part 3 of “How we made a loser year end like a winner with trips to Hawaii and Alaska”)

This is the third in a series. Welcome back if you have read the first two blogs and for those who haven’t, you may wish to first check out Part 1 and 2 here.
Now to continue the story…

Nothing seemed more apropos on how to end a year that was “not stellar” than to see the Northern Lights. So, Alaska was the third of three stops on our journey to throw 2016 a “good-bye party”. By now we are “supercharged” to switch gears from being in a tropical climate to one that could be freezing.

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