The Great Alaskan Diamond Store Invasion


Caribbean jewelry stores have invaded the charming, historic town of Alaska’s Inside Passage. Is that good, or bad? Come share your views…

Photographs: Silversea Cruises Silver Shadow Veranda Suite

Carol Silversea Cruises Veranda Suite

We share 7 photographs from inside our Veranda Suite aboard the Silversea Cruises Silver Shadow. Read on…

What to do in Skagway, Alaska While on Your Alaskan Cruise

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Skagway, Alaska – There is perhaps no greater question on the lips of baby boomer Alaskan cruise travelers than what to do on their shore excursions.  We were sailing aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line Pearl (our cruise video), and thankfully had our questions answered ahead of time. Prior to our visit, we asked the very […]

Alaska’s Inside Passage Aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pearl

Alaska’s Inside Passage – It seems that every baby boomer we know has an Alaskan cruise on their bucket list.  With one of our missions as that of your personal travel scout, Carol and I figured that we had better check that one off of our own bucket list. Therefore, we just returned home from […]

Day #4 – Skagway, Alaska with Norwegian Cruise Lines


Skagway, Alaska ~ Norwegian Cruise Line – This morning we found ourselves docked in Skagway, Alaska with crystal clear skies and beautiful snow-capped mountain peaks all around us. We had an 8:15 a.m. appointment to meet “Buckwheat” Donahue (Skagway Convention and Visitors Bureau) who sent us on a two-hour trolly-car tour of Skagway with the […]