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Travel Betty’s Reasons For Skipping the Buffet Line on a Cruise Ship

April 15th, 2007 · No Comments

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! 1. I have no willpower. Where I can usually fix a portion-controlled meal for myself, buffets access a carnal area of my brainstem causing me to feast, lest I endure famine. 2. The food sucks, typically. Even though I [...]

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Tags: Cruising · Food and Drink · Travel Insights

Thinking About A Nile River Cruise? It Isn’t All Luxury And Romance.

April 14th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Sometimes the idea of an activity is much better than the reality. Sex on a beach or anywhere near loose and abundant sand falls into this category. And now for me, so does cruising the Nile. Let me set the stage. There are 280 boats that are licensed to ply the waters between Aswan and [...]

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Tags: Cruising · Egypt · Lodging

Travel Betty Quick Tips- Cruise Fitness

April 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

All-you-can-swallow buffets are no excuse for poor exercise habits!

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Tags: Cruising · Tips

Why cruise the Nile when you can cruise Lake Nasser aboard the M.S. Eugenie?

April 9th, 2007 · No Comments

The fact that there are 280 cruise ships belching back and forth between a small section of the world’s longest river when there are only a handful of ships stretching their nautical muscle across the world’s largest manmade lake not much farther to the south makes it an easy decision which will make for the [...]

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Tags: Cruising · Egypt · Lodging