To (Direct) Sow or Not to Sow
To Direct Sow or Not to Sow Paraphrasing a famous soliloquy, to direct sow or not to direct sow, that…Read More
What is Green Manure?
If you’ve had a vegetable garden for a while, you know that nutrients in the soil deplete with each year’s…Read More
Any Garden is My Happy Place
I am addicting to all things gardening. Dirty and disheveled after a day of digging makes me grin like a…Read More
Victory Garden 2020
If, like us, you’re dreaming about things getting back to ‘normal’, think again. It won’t be the same ol’ normal…Read More
Five Ways to Make a Staycation (or Self-Quarantine) Fun
It’s hard to find the silver lining in the crazy news cloudiness of this virus-ridden time, but I found one! …Read More
Do You Know How to Blend In?
If you travel to unfamiliar places, whether in your home country or abroad, what’s the number one thing you need…Read More
Tips on Avoiding Coronavirus (and Other Nasty Bugs)
The discussions are inevitable when people know you have a cruise on the near-term calendar. “Aren’t you worried you’ll catch…Read More
Why Uniworld River Cruises?
All the river cruises, how I decide which is right for me? It’s a common question. River cruising is one…Read More
Why Pictures Are Important
“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin…Read More
Food from ‘round the World
“I think you and John should write a cookbook based on your travels and romance.” This suggestion came courtesy of…Read More
AMAWaterways river cruises
Why AMA Waterways? As a family owned and operated company, AMA provides a culture that retains on board employees year…Read More
Princess Medallion™ Class
The Pirate and the Sultry Wench recently experienced Princess Cruises’s new digital Medallion™ Class ship Regal Princess, and of course,…Read More
How to Select a Shore Excursion
When you cruise, part of the fun is where the ship takes you and what you can see ashore. On…Read More
Big Ship or Small?
Decades ago, we got on our first cruise ship as a couple. A special itinerary charter of the Caribbean, the…Read More
5 Steps to Selecting a Great Cruise
With over 300 (and growing) cruise ships sailing the oceans and rivers around the world, it’s no wonder many of…Read More