Monthly Archives: February 2018

MSC SEASIDE: THE FULL EXPERIENCE (Part One)

The neverending review Copyright 2018 Debra Littlejohn Shinder On February 17th, I stepped onto a new ship from a new (to me) cruise line and into a new world of cruising unlike anything I had experienced in twenty previous cruises. … Continue reading

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Contemplating and Anticipating Seaside

As I sit here today, I’m four days away from flying to Miami to board the MSC Seaside, and I’m feeling some of the same excitement with a tinge of apprehension that I felt in the days leading up to … Continue reading

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Followup to “Travel Pro or No”: My personal experience

Those who have followed me for a while know that I was an adamant proponent of do-it-yourself when it comes to making travel plans, at least for myself. In Part 1 of my foregoing series, I called myself a control … Continue reading

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Travel pro or no? (Part 2)

How to find the perfect TA for you In Part One of this two-part series on whether you should go with a pro or give DIY a try when it comes to making travel arrangements, I talked about some of … Continue reading

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Go with a pro, or give DIY a try? (Part 1)

Should you “agent up” or handle your own travel arrangements? If you follow the travel discussion groups on Facebook and elsewhere on the web, you know that opinions are sharply divided on the subject of whether it’s best to book … Continue reading

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