Sometimes it feels like all we do in life is go from one place to another. We go to work. We go to school. We go down to the local bar to forget about work and/or school. Go, go, go….when is there ever time to sit in a chair and watch the world pass us by? Almost never.
We even choose to be on the go while on vacation. Whether it is a road trip or a backpacking trip or an around the world adventure, we are a ... [read more]
Date:May 29th, 2007
With a name like Conquest you can probably guess that this Carnival Cruise ship is slightly bigger and more intimidating than a puttering tugboat. The Conquest does indeed live up to its name. Weighing in at a cool 110,000 tons, the ship is one of the many Carnival mega cruise ships that are churning in seas throughout the world. Like its brethren, the Conquest offers affordable fun and can accommodate roughly the population of a small city – 2,974 passengers and more than 1,500 crew members. Sixty ... [read more]
Date:March 5th, 2007
If the thought of strapping an oxygen tank on to your back and diving deep into the ocean until your ears feel like they are going to explode in the name of seeing all of the creatures that live below the sea sounds like a good one to you, then you’ll love this 5-night cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Pearl.
The main attractions of this round-trip cruise from Miami are Cozumel, Mexico and Belize City, Belize. Cozumel is world renowned for its scuba diving. Surrounded by more than 25 reef ... [read more]
Date:February 2nd, 2007
Cozumel, Mexico’s largest island and top Caribbean dive destination, lies 12 miles off the Yucatán Peninsula, separated by a 3,000-ft-deep channel. Dense jungle foliage covers most of this island’s interior, but its surrounding coast welcomes visitors with miles of luxuriant, white sand beaches.
Topside tourist activity centers around San Miguel, the island’s cultural and commercial center, which boasts an impressive seaside maze of shops, cantinas and restaurants. An ultra-modern cruise-ship terminal accommodates daily-arriving ocean liners and ferries from the mainland.
When you’ve had your fill of the glitzy shops – and people – rent a scooter ... [read more]
Author: Miss Julie
Date:December 24th, 2006