Newbie How-to’s

Hello, Readers! Today’s post is the second of seven daily posts that I am writing for the Problogger 'Find Your Blogging Groove' challenge. It’s meant to encourage bloggers to post more frequently and thoughtfully. I am going to add a new installment to my Newbie's Guide series and I hope that you find it helpful to you!You did it!  You’ve...

Planning trips can be confusing to the inexperienced.  But if there is only one thing that you take from this post let it be this: "Booking your flight is the absolute first thing that you must do when planning your vacation."  Why?  Because airfare will arguably be the most volatile expense that you will incur.  The cost of gas (as...

Now that you've actually booked your cruise, it's important to make sure that you take care of a few things before leaving.  Here's a handy cruising checklist to assure that you will be ready before the ship leaves:Check with your medical and renter’s/homeowners insurance to see if you and your belongings are covered by your current policies when traveling...

What should you expect on cruise day? Alright.  You've decided that you want to give this cruising thing a go.  You’ve determined where you’d like to go and have already booked your cruise with your preferred cruise line.  What should you expect on cruise day?How do I check in?Each Cruise Line is different but Celebrity allows you to check in well...

Helpful Tips for Booking Your Cruise When you consider how busy people are these days, it’s no surprise that Cruising is one of the most popular modes of traveling.  Think about it.   Literally, you will have 3+ days of pure bliss on a floating resort, practically any type of food you’d like, be treated like royalty by staff, participate in daily...

Nothing makes the heart sink faster than seeing long lines at airports, especially when those long lines resemble a cesspool of copper headed snakes and are just as pleasant. You know the drill….whether it’s waiting to go through the tiring TSA lines or through passport control/immigration, we have been conditioned to the art of the wait....