CRUISING

Playful Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island – Retirement Travel Article

Playful Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island Plan To See The Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island Catalina Island was the first stop on our cruise down the California coast with Oceania Cruises. We booked a fast boat trip to see the playful dolphins and sea lions on Catalina Island. It was a return visit to Catalina Island for us. David seemed to remember little of that first visit, other than the flying fish that landed in our boat…

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Things We Learned About Travel And Cruising During The COVID-19 Pandemic – Retirement Travel Article

Things We Learned About Travel And Cruising During The COVID-19 Pandemic So Many Lessons Learned About Travel And Cruising During The COVID-19 Pandemic We were just two of many who learned a lot about travel and cruising during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these lessons will carry forward to any trip we plan going forward. It will take awhile before we feel completely safe about travelling. And our diligence when we travel will be higher. We Were Cruising South America When…

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Things We Learned About Travel And Cruising During The COVID-19 Pandemic – Retirement Travel Article

Things We Learned About Travel And Cruising During The COVID-19 Pandemic So Many Lessons Learned About Travel And Cruising During The COVID-19 Pandemic We were just two of many who learned a lot about travel and cruising during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these lessons will carry forward to any trip we plan going forward. It will take awhile before we feel completely safe about travelling. And our diligence when we travel will be higher. We Were Cruising South America When…

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Delivering Customer Service Excellence In Good Times And Crisis – Retirement Travel Article

Delivering Customer Service Excellence In Good Times And Crisis Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Saw Customer Service Excellence In Good Times And Crisis The staff and crew of Oceania Cruises Marina delivered customer service excellence in good times and crisis. We wanted to take this blog post to say thank you! Throughout our South America cruise, the customer service aboard Marina was at the excellent level we had come to expect from Oceania Cruises. But when the world COVID-19…

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South America Cruising When COVID-19 Became A Pandemic – Retirement Travel Article

South America Cruising When COVID-19 Became A Pandemic Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest3 Who Would Know We Would Be South America Cruising When COVID-19 Became A Pandemic When we left home on Jan 10, who would have known we would be South America cruising when COVID-19 became a pandemic! For those of you not following RetiredAndTravelling on social media, the last you may have heard was when we set sail to cruise around South America for two months. We are…

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Sky Princess crew use computer pads to make cruise service more personal – Cuba Travel Article

Sky Princess crew use computer pads to make cruise service more personal OceanMedallion is easy tech at work The 3,660-passenger Sky Princess, anchored off Princess Cays in the Bahamas (Photos by David G. Molyneaux, TheTravelMavens.com) By David G. MolyneauxTheTravelMavens.com If ever you have been unclothed or otherwise unprepared for visitors to your cruise ship cabin, and realized suddenly that a steward has unwittingly entered the cabin to tidy up, you will see immediate vacation advantages in the techy OceanMedallion distributed…

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Follow Us As We Travel – South America Cruise Plans – Retirement Travel Article

Follow Us As We Travel – South America Cruise Plans Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Our South America Cruise Plans We are excited to start our 2020 travels by sharing our South America cruise plans. Our cruise starts in Miami. We get a few Caribbean stops on our way south. And then head up the Amazon River in Brazil. We cruise down along Brazil and head into Argentina. There is one port in the Falkland Islands. The ship sails around…

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Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season – Retirement Travel Article

Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Started Our California Cruise In Long Beach We headed south to cruise from Long Beach in the holiday season. It was a short 7 day cruise along the California coast. With one stop south in sunny and hot Mexico. When we planned our California cruise, we debated a few options on where to stay when we arrived. On previous visits to Los Angeles we stayed out…

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