Honeymoon Highlights: Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas Honeymoon Cruise

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas Honeymoon Cruise

We’re back from our honeymoon, so I’m checking in to share some highlights! We took a 7-day Eastern Caribbean cruise with Royal Caribbean on their completely insane Oasis of the Seas ship. We’d never done a cruise before, but people kept recommending that we give it a try.

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas Honeymoon Cruise

The ship was 16 decks of craziness with non-stop entertainment, ridiculous amounts of food, and six thousand other people.

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas Honeymoon Cruise

There were rock climbing walls, surf simulators,  a park, casino, skating rink and carousel. We watched shows with dancers and acrobats, divers and aerialists and The Martian in 3D.

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Top Five in Kelowna, British Columbia: Summer Edition

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Mike’s parents live in Kelowna, British Columbia, and we recently enjoyed a wonderful visit with them. The temperature was around 35C (95F) and sunny for much of our stay, so we spent a lot of time cooling off at the local beaches.

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There is so much to do in Kelowna in the summer for outdoor adventurers and wine aficionados alike. In addition to a photo dump, here’s a recap of my Top Five in Kelowna, British Columbia: Summer Edition.

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1) Hiking. I’m a big fan of hiking and Kelowna has countless trails for all lengths of hikes and all levels of difficulty. We use HikingAddiction.ca to plan our Kelowna hikes. On this visit we hiked the Bear Creek Canyon, which has a beautiful waterfall, and Rose Valley, which was a more intense hike but rewarded us with the most stunning views. In addition to the great trails and amazing vistas, another thing I really appreciate is that many of the parks have well-maintained washrooms. No squatting in the bushes on these hikes!

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Costa Rica in pictures

I’m back from my girls’ trip to Costa Rica! I’ve been thrown right back into craziness with work and wedding planning, but I wanted to take a moment to share some pictures from my vacation.

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Vacation pictures: France 2014

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My Top 5 from France HERE.