Wanderlust Journey

Wanderlust Journey

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Jim’s NCL Norwegian Sky Cruise to Bahamas Review

March 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The cornerstone of our trip down to Miami for Spring Break was a short three day cruise on the Norwegian Sky. It was first put into service in 1999, it was revamped in 2004 to become the Pride of Aloha to service week-long Hawaiian cruises for four years. Four years later, it returned to Miami, […]

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Visiting Miami: Rental Car vs. Taxi

March 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Visiting Miami: Rental Car vs. Taxi

During our fun Spring Break trip to Miami and the Bahamas, we decided to take taxis instead of renting a car when traveling around Miami. We did rent a car for our trip to the Everglades, from Enterprise Rent a Car since the Everglades are ~1 hour away. Only using taxis seemed like a good […]

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A Completely Satisfied Enterprise Car Rental Story

March 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

For our trip to the Everglades (as part of our Miami Spring Break 2010 trip) we rented a car from Enterprise, the car rental company located in the Miami Convention Center. We chose them because our hotel, the Hyatt Regency, is physically connected to the convention center and it made the logistics much easier. We […]

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Our Miami Spring Break 2010 – Bienvenido a Miami!

March 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last weekend we went for to Miami for a six day vacation that included a three day cruise on the Norwegian Sky and a few days hanging out in sunny, albeit windy, Miami, Florida. It was Martha’s Spring Break this week so we took advantage of it by going on a short cruise and extending […]

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Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas to the Bahamas, March 2010

February 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas to the Bahamas, March 2010

I like cruises because they’re simple (it’s like cheating!). They’re really like the equivalent of fast food. It’s prepackaged, fairly priced for what you get, and easy. After our month-long trip to Europe, I think we’re in the mood for a quick little getaway that satisfies our desire to travel without really satisfying our desire […]

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