By Pam Asberry I spent my spring break in the Bahamas on another great cruise vacation, soaking up the sun and getting a much-needed break from work and worries. Assuming that hair conditioner would be provided along with other toiletries in our cabin, I did pack any; after paying $12 for a bottle of Pantene […]
By Pam Asberry The fourth and final port on our southern Caribbean cruise on board the Carnival Freedom was the beautiful island of Aruba, also known as One Happy Island. We chose to spend the day on the North Coast Beach Safari. It was one of our favorite shore excursions ever. We boarded our open […]
By Pam Asberry Our second stop on our southern Caribbean cruise was the port city of La Romana, Dominican Republic. My son and I decided to spend the day on the Bayahibe Beach Break, relaxing underneath the palm trees at the five-star BeLive resort. Cloudy and gray, it wasn’t perfect beach weather. But the palm […]
By Pam Asberry A couple of weeks ago I submitted an application to join a group on a classical music tour of England as their “travel scholar.” The finalists were announced on Saturday; sadly, I didn’t make the cut. But I gave it my best shot. And if I hadn’t tried, I would have always […]
SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE: Part 1, Grand Turk By Pam Asberry I love everything about cruising, from the first glimpse of the flipper on top of a Carnival cruise ship to the fruity, frosty welcome-aboard cocktail to having an excuse to unplug from the cell phone and electronic media for a few days. Our last cruise […]
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DOING IT ALL By Pam Asberry We’re just a few short weeks weeks into the New Year but when I look back on those fifty-plus days I am astonished at the number of highs and lows I have experienced already: family drama, personal illness, two major snowstorms, an unexpected romance. Happily, things seem to be […]