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Things to do in Nice France on a Budget

Things to do in Nice France on a Budget

France can be expensive, but Nice can be a budget travel oasis in an otherwise expensive country for thirsty, cash strapped travelers.  There are a lot of great things to do in Nice France even if your budget is a little slim! Here are some budget travel tidbits that I picked up while traveling in Nice […]

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How not to gain weight on a cruise

Cruise Tips: How to NOT Gain Weight on a Cruise

Just because you are on a cruise doesn’t mean that you are doomed to gain multiple pant sizes by the time that you return!  Here are some cruise tips that will help you upon your return to fit into the same clothes that you left in: Take the stairs!  In many cases, it will be […]

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Cruise Ship Dining Options: Fixed Time Dining VS. Anytime Dining

The debate over whether fixed time dining or anytime dining are better is a continual debate on cruise forums. One quickly finds out that most people are firmly on one side or the other when it comes to this most important cruise ship dining choice. For those that are still undecided, I offer you some […]

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Spring roll assortment, appetizer, dinner at Tamarind on our Holland America cruise

Holland America Dining: Tamarind

Graceful and relaxing.  These are the first words that come into my mind when I think about dining in the Tamarind Restaurant on the Holland America Eurodam.  Dining in the Tamarind is not just a meal but an experience to be savored next time you are on one of Holland America’s Signature Class ships! Our […]

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The Surf and Turf at the Pinnacle Grill on our Holland America Cruise

Holland America Dining: Dinner at the Pinnacle Grill

If you want to experience the full scope of Holland America’s outstanding culinary offerings, you need to make space in your cruise for an evening out in the Pinnacle Grill. The Pinnacle Grill is Holland America Line’s take on classic, fine dining.  Prime cuts of beef, succulent fish and chops are served with graceful, attentive […]

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