Travel can be educational, too!

by Tim Larison

We’ve taken our sons Andrew and Josh all over the World on our vacations – from the glaciers of Alaska to the canals of Venice. These trips have not only been great fun, but educational, too! Here are Andrew and Josh sampling bananas right from the plant on a December 2006 visit to the Caribbean – they’ll never eat a banana again without thinking of how this fruit is harvested in St Lucia.

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Josh rates video games on different cruise lines


by Josh Larison (age 12)

On all of the cruises that I have been on, there have been great video games. On Disney there were a lot of computers with a bunch of games on them. The only bad thing was that I didn’t get to play on them very much because there were a lot of people that got there before me. Royal Caribbean had computers like Disney and they also had a few Playstation 2s.

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Kid’s Cuisine: Andrew Says Be Careful When You Order Pasta on a Cruise


By Andrew Larison

I’m here to tell you all about the great pasta on cruise lines. As a big pasta fan I know the best of the best, which is almost everything in my case. The best pasta dishes have to have garlic and creamy sauce, that’s all there is to it. On the Holland America Cruise I had some of the best pasta and the worst. My best pasta was the classic spaghetti and creamy tomato sauce, Man that’s good stuff! But the worst I dread to tell you.

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