Caribbean · Cruising

Sailing around St Lucia (with “No Links” tour)

We docked at Castries in St Lucia with the plan to get a tour from a local operator so we’d see parts of the island. We had decided to look for a tour with the Welsh couple we made friends with on board the ship. Once inside the terminal we had many options. Hmmm… that’s… Continue reading Sailing around St Lucia (with “No Links” tour)

Caribbean · Cruising

Celebrity Equinox – Trekking around Barbados

We docked at Bridgetown, Barbados. The terminal was a bit more developed looking compared to the other ports we’d stopped at. The terminal featured a lot of little stores selling duty free items, souvenirs, cigarettes, ice-cream, and alcohol. The taxi and tour operators were available once we stepped out of the small shopping area. At… Continue reading Celebrity Equinox – Trekking around Barbados

Caribbean · Cruising

Celebrity Equinox – In love with Valley Church Beach, Antigua

We arrived at St John’s, Antigua without much of a plan. The Fodor’s guide suggested that if we didn’t want to travel too far to a beach to go to Dickenson Bay (10-minute taxi ride). Husband and I decided that we didn’t want to travel too far from the ship so both agreed to go… Continue reading Celebrity Equinox – In love with Valley Church Beach, Antigua

Caribbean · Cruising

Celebrity Equinox – Our tour of Virgin Gorda Baths – British Virgin Islands 

Our Celebrity cruise docked at Tortola, British Virgin Islands and went on a shore excursion booked through Celebrity. The tour was called the “Tour of Virgin Gorda Baths” which was 4.5 hours long, and advertised as strenuous but the photos I found on the internet made it look appealing enough for me just do the… Continue reading Celebrity Equinox – Our tour of Virgin Gorda Baths – British Virgin Islands 

Caribbean · Cruising

DIY Beach Hopping on St. Thomas – Coki Beach, Sapphire Beach & Magens Bay Beach

St Thomas has two cruise ports. Celebrity usually docks at Havensight port however we docked at Crown Bay port the day we arrived. Husband and I decided not to book any cruise shore excursions and to play our luck with catching taxis around to different beaches. When we docked, we walked off the ship to… Continue reading DIY Beach Hopping on St. Thomas – Coki Beach, Sapphire Beach & Magens Bay Beach

Expat - New York

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert & Stevie Wonder

This is a story about really, really good luck. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert studio is just around the corner from our apartment. Husband and I walk past huge lines of people waiting outside the venue. Last year, I thought that I should finally start applying for all the live show filmings around New… Continue reading The Late Show With Stephen Colbert & Stevie Wonder

Australia · Cruising · Nth America

Celebrity Century – Our Honeymoon

Ahhhh.. the honeymoon… one of the benefits of getting married. Husband and I got married in June 2014 and we went on our honeymoon in September that year. Dreaming of a Bora Bora honeymoon Our original honeymoon destination choice was Bora Bora. Yep, Bora Bora.. the island in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France. A beautiful… Continue reading Celebrity Century – Our Honeymoon

Expat - New York

Murder. Mystery. 2017 birthday!

I recently celebrated my 35th birthday in February. I’m not shy about disclosing how old I am because as I just noted, it’s a celebration! I love celebrating birthdays and it doesn’t even have to be mine. There is nothing to dislike – birthday cake, birthday cake ice cream, birthday cards, birthday parties, birthday presents,… Continue reading Murder. Mystery. 2017 birthday!

Cruising · Nth America

Island Princess cruise – Alaska (Sept 7-14)

On our most recent trip we went on a cruise to Alaska, and then spent a few days in Vancouver. Island Princess - Princess Cruises I must say that this trip was one of the best holidays in my life (it didn’t beat my 30th birthday extravaganza or honeymoon, but I’d say it would make… Continue reading Island Princess cruise – Alaska (Sept 7-14)