Author Archives: Kings On the Road

Italy Land Tour

While the cruise portion of our trip ended in Venice, this was just the beginning of the land tour.  We had never done a bus tour so we didn’t know quite what to expect.  Fresh off the ship, our Italian … Continue reading

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Another Epic Transoceanic Cruise/Tour

Are we crazy?  Immediately after our Transpacific cruise last Fall we finalized plans for another big cruise acrosss the Atlantic. This trip was a great bargain and included stops in the Caribbean before crossing to the Canary Islands, Spain, France, … Continue reading

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Introducing “Goldie”, our new RV

Big news!  We’ve traded in our 2003 Holiday Rambler Endeavor on a 2014 Holiday Rambler Ambassador.  Ole Fred was comfortable and we loved him but he was getting a lttle tired and some of his components were starting to fail.  … Continue reading

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2017 Year End Travels

After our big cruise adventures we returned to Washington to spend time with family before heading south to warmer, drier climes.  We celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas together on our own timetable. We usually get our RV maintenance done in Oregon … Continue reading

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New Zealand

Our cruise adventure on Celebrity Solstice continued to New Zealand.  Heading south and east from Melbourne we entered the area of the Pacific Ocean known as the Roaring Forties.  This area is known for near constant high winds, rough seas … Continue reading

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Cruising Australia

By definition cruising provides a sampler of multiple destinations.  Our time in Australia was a real sampler.  The cruise on Explorer of the Seas ended in Sydney and our second cruise on Celebrity Solstice started a day later.  Fortunately our … Continue reading

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South Seas Adventure

Our cruise from Seattle to Sydney started with 6 days at sea.  The first day or 2 we had rough seas courtesy of a cold front sweeping into the Pacific Northwest.  Things settled down as we cruised to Hawaii.  The … Continue reading

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