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I Kissed a Girl, and I Liked It

I wanted to hate it. I really did. But I liked it. In fact, I loved it. Janet loved it too. We loved everything about it. I’m talking about our voyage on Scarlet Lady. I promised a rundown on our … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown…

I have just a few minutes to finish this up and get it posted before Janet and I head out to Miami, so I’ll keep this uncharacteristically brief. If you found yourself singing the title of this post (the rock … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Physical…

Well…here I go again. I’ve started thinking about packing for my cruise with Virgin Voyages. We leave for Miami in two days and set sail in three, but I still can’t decide…should I pack my workout clothes or leave them … Continue reading

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Let Me Entertain You…

Preview in new tab Imagine a cruise where “New York’s best comedy club, Austin’s most talented musicians, a handful of gold medal gymnasts, and the ghost of Studio 54 got together to transform a ship into a series of acrobatic … Continue reading

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Deja Vu Dining

Janet and I are now about a week away from boarding Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady on her second sailing out of Miami. I’ve been following the development of Virgin Voyages as a brand since 2018, and I’m excited to have … Continue reading

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The Band

Everything about Virgin Voyages is technology driven, and all onboard experiences revolve around two things…The App and The Band. The App is a downloadable…well, app. It helps “sailors” navigate the sea of choices (ugh) Virgin offers in order to make … Continue reading

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Like A Virgin

I’m nervous. I want to be excited. Really, I do. There’s nothing like one’s first time. But I’m nervous. I’ve never experienced anything like it before and I’m not sure it will be able to live up to all the … Continue reading

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Vaccine Passports and Travel

Vaccine passport….two words that mean completely different things depending on which side of the COVID vax debate you place yourself. If you are vaccinated the vax passport means opening doors, but if you are unvaccinated it means having those same … Continue reading

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Your Mobile Digital Vaccination Record

As Janet and I have resumed traveling, we’ve had to show our CDC COVID vaccination certificates prior to boarding international flights or boarding a cruise ship. Increasingly, providing proof that you are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus is required … Continue reading

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Pandemic Cruising: COVID Safety

Janet and I just returned from our first cruise in over 18 months, and I want to share our thoughts and experience with pandemic cruising. Let me just say from the outset that we had a great time. To be … Continue reading

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