Have You Jumped on the Photo Book Bandwagon?

After my first trip abroad many years ago, I spent hours sorting and crafting my photos into the ultimate scrapbook. I lovingly arranged my best shots into pleasing layouts, complete with captions, museum ticket stubs and the odd postcard or two. It was perfect for sharing with friends and family, and for leafing through whenever […]

Towel Animals That Can’t Even

And you think YOU’RE having a bad day. Check out our gallery of towel animals who are over it. This towel animal is having an identity crisis with its clashing-color body. (unknown) This towel animal is not okay with being choked by its own legs. (Photo: HOTELCURLY) Please share this post!

Winter Slushy Waves

Llamas, #TheDress, House of Cards – the Internet has been full of so many memes, it’s hard to keep track (Team WhiteGold for-eva). But the viral photos that have kept me mesmerized are the “slushy waves” released by Nantucket photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh. Appearing on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and published in Stay Wild magazine, Jonathan’s […]

11 Silly Signs Spotted While Sailing

I have a thing for signs, and I’ve seen my fair share of interesting, funny and just plain strange ones during my cruise travels. Below are a few examples, indicating what’s permissible to flush down the toilet, what not to do with a motorcycle and what will become of you if you’re caught smoking. Please […]

(Photos) Hebridean Princess: A Step Back in Time

We were lucky enough to be invited onboard Hebridean Princess Monday. The almost-50-year-old ship (it celebrates its birthday in March) is most famous for being chartered by HM The Queen — twice.  But the ship is unique for many other reasons, including its original fittings and a throwback to a simpler time. Here are some […]

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