Super Blood Wolf Moon

Location: Maryland If you read this blog, you know we are eclipse chasers. We'll travel to the other side of the world to see a total eclipse. We'll travel someplace we already wanted to go for a 95%+ partial or annular (that trip was in the pre-blog days). But for a total lunar eclipse... we're … Continue reading Super Blood Wolf Moon

Christmas Time on the Silhouette

Location: St Kitts -> Fort Lauderdale -> Port St Lucie We disembarked from the Silhouette this morning. The previous two days were uneventful "at sea" days, so we're combining the last few days into a single post. Two days ago we did the usual "at sea" activities. Tanning and blonding during the peak burning hours, … Continue reading Christmas Time on the Silhouette

Dominica Dolphins

Location: Roseau, Dominica We visited Dominica for the first time today. Admittedly, we knew next to nothing about this island country, so we went online a few months ago to research what there was to do here. We learned that this is good island to go whale and dolphin watching. In fact, the island is … Continue reading Dominica Dolphins

Barbados: Seaturtles and Stingrays, or The Fun Island

I'm not gonna lie, this is one of my favorite excursions. -Ryan, after rum and pineapple juice #3 Location: Bridgetown, Barbados Today we made port in Bridgetown, Barbados. The port was.. different from other ports we've been visited. The ship didn't dock so much as berth, and we had to take shuttles from the ship … Continue reading Barbados: Seaturtles and Stingrays, or The Fun Island

Grenada: Spice Island

Location: Grenada Today we invaded visited Grenada. This was our first time visiting the island and we weren't really sure what there was to do so we consulted the limited excursion list for this island and selected the island tour that featured visits to some of its natural landmarks. Yesterday, we learned from our tour … Continue reading Grenada: Spice Island

La Soufriere Volcano

Location: St Lucia Today we made port in St Lucia. Rachel had never been to St Lucia before today, and Ryan hadn't been here in nearly 25 years. So it was effectively our first time here. St Lucia is a midsize Caribbean island with tall mountains and low valleys. Most of the island is a … Continue reading La Soufriere Volcano

St. Martin Airport Beach

Location: Sint Maarten Today we returned to St Martin. Our fifth time together and third time since we started the blog. You can read about our third and fourth times here and here. Unlike those previous two visits we booked and excursion and planned to do something a little more exciting than hanging out on … Continue reading St. Martin Airport Beach

Trunk Bay – December 2018

Location: St Thomas and St John, USVI Today we made port in St. Thomas. We were last here in July 2015. The last time we were here , we went to St John to visit the national park and snorkel at Trunk Bay. This trip however, we're doing the exact same thing! It was a … Continue reading Trunk Bay – December 2018

Lost in the Bermuda Triangle

Location: The Infamous Bermuda Triangle, north of Hispaniola We work up this morning around 8:30 and turned on Ryan's favorite cruise TV channel:  the navigation channel. We were expecting to find ourselves north of Haiti, but instead we saw this message: Uh-oh. Looks like we're lost in the Bermuda Triangle. Never to be seen or … Continue reading Lost in the Bermuda Triangle