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Carnival Sunshine Trip Journal: Part 10 – Grand Turk

Carnival Sunshine Trip Journal: Part 10 – Grand Turkfeatured

We’ve lost count of how many times we’ve docked in Grand Turk at this point. I figure the number is 6-8 times, but really, we have no idea. They all blend together in a beautiful puddle of crystal clear water in the most beautiful shade of cerulean blue. I think the reason we’ve lost count Read more

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Carnival Sunshine Trip Journal: Part 8 – Curacao

Carnival Sunshine Trip Journal: Part 8 – Curacaofeatured

If you asked me to name my favorite Caribbean islands, Curacao would be towards the top. To be fair, if you asked me if any of the Caribbean islands were my favorite, I’d likely tell you yes – I have a hard time choosing favorites. I’m completely indecisive like that. There are places like St. Read more

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Carnival Sunshine Trip Journal: Part 7 – Aruba

Carnival Sunshine Trip Journal: Part 7 – Arubafeatured

After three days of rocky seas, we were more than ready for our first port of call in Aruba. But we wouldn’t dock in Aruba until the afternoon, and we had an entire morning to fill. And it rained. All morning. We started the day upstairs on the Lido deck for a leisurely breakfast, noticing Read more

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Carnival Sunshine Review, Part 9: Christmas in Grand Turk

Carnival Sunshine Review, Part 9: Christmas in Grand Turkfeatured

There’s a scene in Home Alone 2 where Kevin rhetorically asks his parents who’d want to spend Christmas with palm trees? They weren’t in Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos islands, though. I think they were going to Miami. We’ve never spent Christmas anywhere but Chicago. Granted, we don’t celebrate Christmas, ourselves, but we Read more

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Carnival Sunshine Review, Part 7: Bonaire

Carnival Sunshine Review, Part 7: Bonairefeatured

A-B+C. Of the three countries that make up the ABC Islands in the Dutch Caribbean, we’d managed to visit Aruba and Curacao, but never had the opportunity to dock at Bonaire. I don’t know why Bonaire is often the odd man out on Southern Caribbean cruise routes – most itineraries that feature Aruba also feature Read more

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