As I mentioned at the start of our Dubai post, figuring out a destination for this trip was a painstakingly long effort, one that we didn't finalize until early April. Once we decided on the Maldives, narrowing down our resort selection took a while too, with Jen spending a decent amount of time talking to … Continue reading Vilamendhoo Resort – Paradise Found
To kick off my series covering our most recent vacation, we’re looking back at the first few days of our trip, spent in Dubai. First, it’s prudent to give a little history on how we got here. Our daughter graduated from college this year, and as both a present to her and a last hurrah … Continue reading Four Days in Dubai
We'd originally planned on staying home over spring break this year, but as the date got closer we started rethinking that plan, realizing that with our daughter graduating college this year, family getaways like this would probably be few and far between. With that in mind, we started casually checking out a few cruise options … Continue reading Spring Break on the Disney Fantasy – Part 1
Well, the fun has come to an end. We debarked the Seaside yesterday morning for the final time on this trip, so I figured I'd get a start on covering our time on board. I purposely held off on writing posts while on the ship to allow myself time to digest everything that we saw … Continue reading MSC Seaside: Initial Thoughts
(Note - Any Seaside images/renderings used here belong to MSC Cruises) In 4 short days, we embark on MSC's newest ship, the Seaside, for two back to back sailings, kicking off with the 2-day inaugural that includes the naming ceremony, followed by an 8-day Christmas sailing. This is one we've been excited for going back … Continue reading 5 Things We’re Excited for on MSC Seaside!