If you want to be bumped from your flight

After all these years I know that when there are more passengers than seats, that the flight is overbooked. . . . → Read More: If you want to be bumped from your flight

Goodbye and thanks for all the fish! Alaska cruise review on the Celebrity Infinity

This up coming review will be in multiple parts, with two to three days at a time written about for each part.  Sneak preview time – we had a fantastic cruise with only a couple of minor annoyances.  And if you are curious about the title, you will just have to wait until I . . . → Read More: Goodbye and thanks for all the fish! Alaska cruise review on the Celebrity Infinity

Heading out to sea

I’m getting ready to leave for an Alaska cruise on the beautiful Celebrity Infinity. I am not going to be posting to the blog for the week that I’m gone as I’m going sans laptop, but I promise a full review along with more of the “how to pick an Alaska cruise” series on . . . → Read More: Heading out to sea

Portland to Bangkok and Singapore – Part 3

Heading home to Portland…

02May10 BR 68 W BKK-TPE 77W B-16712 seat 20K

Check-in was already open when I arrived at 1230PM.  There was no one ahead of me in the line for Diamond members, and the agent greeted me with a smile as I handed her my passport.  Usually the first . . . → Read More: Portland to Bangkok and Singapore – Part 3

Portland to Bangkok and Singapore – Part 2

Singapore

Trip to Singapore

I knew that at some point during this trip, I would have to make an overnight journey to SIN.  I didn’t book anything from the U.S. as I had no clue what days I would be gone.  A few days into my trip, I was given the dates that I would . . . → Read More: Portland to Bangkok and Singapore – Part 2

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times – Bangkok Taxis

Bangkok storm 2

Another brief interlude between cruise pieces…

It seems that there is quite a bit of discussion on any Southeast Asia travel site about taxis in Bangkok.  Many stories abound about being overcharged, taking the “long way” into town, etc.  I’m not here to dispel all of these stories, but I thought I would pass . . . → Read More: It was the best of times; it was the worst of times – Bangkok Taxis

How to pick an Alaska cruise – part 1B

As I started to write part two of this piece, I realized that there were a few more options of the type of Alaska cruises available that I wanted to touch on briefly.

There are a couple of longer itineraries that I thought deserved their own mention.  The first are the ten night round . . . → Read More: How to pick an Alaska cruise – part 1B

The Monsoon Season in Southeast Asia

Monsoon in Bangkok

Forgive the interruption to the cruise series, but what fun would Travels with Anthony be if you weren’t actually traveling with me.

I am currently in Bangkok.  While it is the height of summer back home in the U.S., even though the calendar says it is summer here as well, in actuality it is . . . → Read More: The Monsoon Season in Southeast Asia

How to pick an Alaska cruise – part 1

Glacier

OK, you’ve made the big decision and Alaska it is.  There are so many options, how do you narrow down the choices?  Before we even get into cruise lines, there are three basic types of Alaska cruises that you should be aware of.

First is the round trip sailing from Vancouver BC.  You will . . . → Read More: How to pick an Alaska cruise – part 1

Portland to Bangkok and Singapore – May 2010 – Part 1

Anthony

Although I have been flying transpacific on EVA almost every month lately, it’s been a few months since my last full trip report, so since this trip is different from my norm, I thought that I would share this one. . . . → Read More: Portland to Bangkok and Singapore – May 2010 – Part 1

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