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Disney Alaska 2013

Cruising to Alaska with Disney 2013

DCL Tip: Pack Your Bags

Excited about your upcoming vacation with the Disney Cruise Line? What will you pack? What will the weather be like? Will it be hot, will it be cold? Will you encounter 50-degree temperature swings? With so much to consider While packing your bags, here’s my packing tip – pack a few more bags in your […]

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Reviewed AAA Sportfishing Company

To help plan for trips and vacations, I’ve been using TripAdvisor more and more. This service provides great user-contributed reviews and suggests local activities. After a great experience fishing with Captain Jerry of AAA Sportfishing Co in Ketchikan, Alaska, I had to provide a review. Here’s my very first TripAdvisor review – “Changed my view […]

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Reviewed: Not a Starbucks in Skagway

Contributing a short Yelp review for the non-Starbucks in Skagway, Alaska. So while this non-Starbucks cafe serves Starbucks, touring Skagway with a hot cup of coffee is just more fun. 🙂 Read my Yelp review for the non-Starbucks in Skagway, AK. More coffee experiences captured in Coffee While Cruising – Part 1, Part 2, Part […]

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My Vacation Diet

My Vacation Diet

Here are some of the foodie pics taken when vacationing in Fresno, Vancouver, Alaska, and on-board the Disney Wonder. Sorry, I didn’t add any descriptions of the pics. I’ll let the food speak for themselves. Do I need to say that I didn’t go hungry with this vacation diet? The best food while at sea […]

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Cove Cafe that connects to Cove Outlook

Coffee While Cruising (Part 3)

Setting the stage for Part 3 of Coffee While Cruising is easy – chilly Alaskan weather, event-filled days, and the lax diet of vacation. Perfect conditions for an absolute coffee fest! On the Disney Wonder Did I mention that brewed coffee onboard the Disney Wonder is free and always available. Let’s repeat that, free and […]

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57 in Ketchikan and surprisingly not raining

A 50-Degree Swing in Weather

That’s what you get when you leave balmy Hawaii and its typical 80-degree weather. From warm and muggy, we went to the scorching, dry heat of the Armpit of Cali. At least 100 degrees every day with a high of 106 on our arrival. Then a short international flight to the north by way of […]

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Clover location on Robson St., Vancouver

Coffee While Cruising (Part 2)

The first installment of Coffee While Cruising covered the early FAT leg of my vacation. Like I mentioned before, from FAT we headed to YVR in Vancouver, Canada. Before the trip, I learned of a Starbucks Clover location on Robson Street. Oh, and I managed to get a Groupon for Starbucks Canada. Bonus! What did […]

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Inside Cove Cafe

Coffee While Cruising (Part 1)

While going on vacation typically means new experiences, it doesn’t necessarily mean old habits are forgotten, such as getting a healthy intake of coffee. The only real way to start time off is with good coffee and good kicks. That means a cup of Kati Kati Blend from Starbucks while wearing (gasp!) New Balance MO673. […]

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A Successful Alaskan Scavenger Hunt

A Successful Alaskan Scavenger Hunt

Bravo to @abaggy for successfully completing his scavenger hunt while cruising Alaska! I posed nine challenges and two bonuses, and here are his results. Dessert. @abaggy excelled in this category! Love this one. A scenic view. This was a gimme on a cruise through Alaska. This pic is cool. Shipboard entertainment. Only diehards sit poolside […]

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