Monthly Archives: March 2018

Carnival Miracle Cruise to Hawaii: Embarkation

If you are joining us for the first time, here’s Part I, Part II and Part III.

We woke up at the crack of dawn. Remember, we passed out early because we were still on eastern time. So, early to bed meant too early to rise. It was pitch black. I dozed, but I couldn’t really get any good sleep.… Read the rest “Carnival Miracle Cruise to Hawaii: Embarkation”

Long Beach – Walmart and a Good Meal

If this is your first time visiting and you want to get caught up, here’s Part I and Part II.

So, where did I leave off? Oh, yeah. Walmart. We were going to be gone for so long, I wanted to have some sense of normalcy, so we brought our favorite teas. We drop our tea bags into a bottle of water, add sugar, and go.… Read the rest “Long Beach – Walmart and a Good Meal”

What to Do When Airlines Change Your Flight

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Note: This post is about pre-scheduled flight changes.  Not changes that may occur on the day of or during travel.

When I’m planning a cruise, part of the planning is choosing the right flight.… Read the rest “What to Do When Airlines Change Your Flight”

Long Beach and The Queen Mary

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This is a continuation of our cruise to Hawaii.  Click here to start from the beginning.

When we pulled up at around 4pm, the parking lot was full of activity.… Read the rest “Long Beach and The Queen Mary”

First Day of Travel: Long Beach

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This is a continuation of our cruise to Hawaii.  Click here to start from the beginning.

Here we are getting closer to the start of our trip and I’ve gotten a lot accomplished.  … Read the rest “First Day of Travel: Long Beach”