Barbados Snorkeling

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A major goal of our trips to the Caribbean is trying to squeeze in as much snorkeling time as possible. Our recent cruise included a stop in beautiful Barbados, so we were very excited to check out some of their shipwreck sites and swim with their famous sea turtles. I found the brilliantly bright turquoise waters of Barbados to […]

Stingray City Antigua

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Out of all the excursions we had planned on our recent Caribbean cruise, I think the one we were most excited about was our visit to Stingray City in Antigua.   Us ZOO folks are big animal lovers and any chance we can get to interact with exotic creatures in their natural habitat, we are all […]

The Pros & Cons of Cruising

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Various cruise lines have been making headlines lately, and mostly for all the wrong reasons. From the Costa Concordia disaster to all the bad press about Carnival cruise ships, it might make some people reconsider cruising on a resort ship for their next vacation.   But the truth is, taking a cruise is a lot like flying. […]