Category Archives: Asia

Cochin, India

May 6, 2019 The last two nights were the Oceania Club returning guest cocktail parties.  As Diamond members we get invited to both, and they need two because they still have over 450 returning guests!  Pretty amazing.  Here are a … Continue reading

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Day 3, Yangon, Myanmar

We didn’t go out the third day in Myanmar, but there are a few things to mention about this country that I didn’t include in my previous posts. First of all, it is largely a cash economy here.  There used … Continue reading

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Day 2, Yangon, Myanmar

May 1, 2019 Today we started out at 8:45 AM.  Jack and Saul were waiting for us in the air conditioned (thank goodness) van that was so comfortable yesterday. Jack speaks English quite well but says he cannot read it.  … Continue reading

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Yangon, Myanmar

April 30. 2019 Last night in Horizons, Ray, our cruise director, had set up a “surprise” party for Kelly, the dancer on our entertainment team.  Of course, he announced it clearly several times in front of her so it was … Continue reading

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Phuket, Thailand

April 28, 2019 Last night we had a singer in the Insignia lounge show.  Her name is Michelle Montuori and she really reminds me of Bette Midler!  Anyway, towards the end of the show, she was talking about her travels … Continue reading

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Penang, Malaysia

April 27, 2019 This is our second time in Penang, we came here on our first world cruise in 2015.  This time we decided to explore the city of Georgetown, near the cruise port.  The city’s core is a UNESCO … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

April 26, 2019 We have been to Malaysia before but never to the city of Kuala Lumpur. We arrived in port at about 10 AM and that is when our tour started.  There were some local boats in the water … Continue reading

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Singapore, Singapore

April 25, 2019 Singapore, the city that is also a country. It is home to 5.6 million people, 39% are foreign nationals.  There is such a mixture of cultures here and it is one of the safest cities in the … Continue reading

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Ko Samui, Thailand

April 23, 2019 We have been to Ko Samui twice before (search the name on the blog site if you want to see those experiences and photos).  So today, we decided to just take the tender in to the town … Continue reading

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Paro, Bhutan

April 20, 2019 Well we couldn’t have planned a better last day in Bhutan. We started our day at 7:30 and drove to the base for our hike to Taksang Monastery, commonly known as the Tiger’s Nest. This is one … Continue reading

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