We’re bound for paradise, a.k.a. Tahiti! It’s not often that you get the chance to realize a bucket list dream, so when the opportunity presents itself you pack faster than you can say maururu! When Windstar Cruises makes that dream of going to Tahiti a reality you pinch yourself all the while perusing photos of tropical white sand beaches, palm trees, and the crystal clear turquoise blue lagoons. This will be a trip of many firsts for us:This will be our first time flying on Air Tahiti Nui.
Relaxing, Renewing and Recharging on the Viking SkyMy Eat, Pray, Love affair with Viking cruises continues to grow, starting with day one on the Viking Sky. This day was all about relaxing, renewing and recharging as I explored this brand new, state of the art vessel. My first morning onboard the Viking Sky began with a cup of coffee on my stateroom veranda. With all the cruises I have taken over the years, this was the first time I’ve had a coffee maker in my stateroom.
The EAT (less) PRAY (more) LOVE (unconditionally) TourMy life has been a tapestry of “themes”. From marriage, parenthood, loss, resilience, travel, a celebration of the ages, to personal exploration, the list goes on and on. It has woven a tight-knit roadmap that has helped me navigate life’s highs and lows and given me unlimited fodder to write about. My latest theme is derived from the title of one of my favorite books and movies: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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