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by Phil Angelo

Turks And Caicos 2022 Part 3

CHARLOTTE - They had a balcony view of the amazing great pool, and of all the restaurants, as well as the adjacent water Park....

Turks and Caicos 2022 Part 2

CHARLOTTE - Getting bumped to First Class was a great beginning for this flight. Having only 47 people on the flight probably improved our...

Turks and Caicos 2022 Part 1

CHARLOTTE - Our latest travel adventure is to Turks and Caicos and the number 1family beach resort in the world. I know you think...

We Cruised With Virgin Voyages Part 16

CHARLOTTE - The crew was amazing. Most were new but many had a good deal of experience with other lines. There was a good...

We Cruised With Virgin Voyages Part 15

CHARLOTTE - Disembarkment on day 6 was a pleasant surprise. You picked a time that was good for you between 7 am and 11...

We Cruised With Virgin Voyages Part 14

MINT HILL, NC - Day 5 was our last day, so what could Virgin do to make our trip more memorable. They could find...

We Cruised With Virgin Voyages Part 13

CHARLOTTE - Day 4 was a sea day. We began early with poached custom eggs, crisp bacon, juice, and a muffin. They just kept...

We Cruised With Virgin Voyages Part 12

CHARLOTTE - Several familiar shops were no longer in business, and several had changed hands since our last visit. We spent some time in...

We Cruised With Virgin Voyages Part 11

CHARLOTTE - Dinner tonight was at an upscale Mexican / American restaurant. The atmosphere was very lively as were the Mescal Margaritas, a specialty...

We Cruised With Virgin Voyages Part 10

CHARLOTTE - As the crew rescued the 8 just below us, we could see they were malnourished, in tattered clothing, and in poor health....

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