Going on Vacation? Find Things to Do in… Anywhere!

Viator is The Answer!

What is Viator?

Viator is your number one source for booking activities, tours, and things to do – Anywhere in the world. Even right in your own hometown. It was founded in 1999. In 2014, Viator was acquired by TripAdvisor.

On the Viator site, you can find and book over 100,000 things to do anywhere you may be traveling, millions of reviews, guaranteed lowest prices, 24/7 Global Support, and free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.

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Two Ships – Two Cruises – A Comparison

Royal Caribbean vs Carnival

Royal Caribbean vs Carnival - Liberty of the Seas
Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas

Royal Caribbean vs Carnival - Splendor
Carnival Splendor





After nine cruises on Carnival, one on Cunard, one on Princess, and one on Royal Caribbean, it was time to give Royal Caribbean a try again. It has been about 21 years since my first Royal Caribbean experience. There was nothing wrong with that first cruise in fact it was a blast and the service was excellent. It came down to trying to stay with one cruise line to accrue the most benefits, the more you sail the more perks you get. At the point that we started sailing with Carnival, they had the best pricing. Continue reading “Two Ships – Two Cruises – A Comparison”

Carnival Has Lost Its Splendor

Carnival Splendor –

Carnival Cruise Lines has experienced a lot of bad luck and bad press. I had always defended them and stated they were a great cruise line. Lets face it, wouldn’t you rather be on a ship stalled in the ocean than on a plane falling out of the sky, with no chance of survival. But, after 7 cruises on Carnival, the last two not good experiences, we are parting ways. Continue reading “Carnival Has Lost Its Splendor”

Cuenca, Ecuador

Paradise Found…Cuenca, Ecuador

Seeing a taxi driver running through an airport waving your purse in the air is a tear-jerkingly awesome moment. We were in line to check our baggage for our flight home from Cuenca, Ecuador when I realized my purse was missing. The purse containing our tickets, passports, and money had been left in the cab! We thought all was lost…! Continue reading “Cuenca, Ecuador”