Category Archives: 15 Day Hawaii (December 2014)

A chain of secluded tropical islands sitting all alone in the middle of the Pacific, Hawaii is just waiting for you to discover them. When you cruise Hawaii, Carnival offers so much to do… with ports spread across four Hawaiian islands, you can be sure you’re seeing a whole lot of this stunning, unique state.

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”

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”

The Romance Novels that Enchanted me at Sea

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The last post was about the movies I took with me. This post is about books. Now, I am an avid reader, but only in spurts.… Read the rest “The Romance Novels that Enchanted me at Sea”