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Were We on the Same Cruise?

If you ever want to prove the adage (that) “the only reality is perception” try reading the online reviews of a cruise you have recently taken.

Controlling Waste (And Waistline)

Have you noticed that more and more cruise lines have done away with trays in the casual dining buffets?

Seven Reasons to FALL for Galveston

With cooler weather, Galveston comes alive in the fall with its popular outdoor events and festivals – some popular traditions and activities that both locals and visitors look forward to every year.

Gaido's Shrimp Still an Island Favorite

How do you like your shrimp? That’s a question asked on the island for years. If you’re not exactly sure, just head to legendary Gaido’s, one of Galveston’s premier and traditional seafood houses along the Seawall.

5 Can't Miss Upcoming Festivals in Galveston

From its scenic beaches and waterfront to its historic downtown and East End, Galveston is a magical place that offers something for just about everyone, young and old.

Bicycling Brings Island's Treasures Up Close and Personal

Ah, the joys of Island life: the gentle breeze, glistening waters, diverse sea life and cooler weather on the way. What better way to soak it all up than hopping on a bicycle to soak it all in up close and personal?

Golf, Galveston-Style

They’re known for waking up at ungodly hours on Saturday mornings in order to make a tee time scheduled weeks ago to march around several acres of would-be pasture, metal club in hand, smacking a tiny, dimpled ball.