• Cruising

    5-Day Bahamas Cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas

    I’m Kelley, and I love cruising too!! Last fall, my husband and I were looking for a vacation to get away in the wintertime, and we found a great deal on a cruise on Royal Caribbean! It was just over $300 for a balcony room on a 5-day cruise on the ship Explorer of the Seas with two stops. We jumped on it, and I’m so glad we did! Our cruise departed out of Miami, which gave us a choice of two airports to fly into. The Miami airport is about 20 minutes away from the Port, but the Fort Lauderdale airport is only 45 minutes away. It was much…

  • Norwegian Star

    Cruising the Mexican Riviera on the Norwegian Star

    Have you ever been on a cruise? If not, you really should try it! I like to think of it as a vacation where somebody plans a party for you every day of the week. Our cruise on the Norwegian Star was no exception! We chose an 8 day Mexican Riviera cruise out of Los Angeles, and drove to the Port of Los Angeles in our minivan. Parking was quick and easy in their parking lot, and the rates were reasonable. Current rates are $19 per day, which is cheaper than paying for airfare for six people! We grabbed our suitcases and headed for the cruise terminal, where boarding began…