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What’s on YOUR Bucket List?

Princess Cruises recently surveyed 1000 Americans, and the results of the question “If you could only accomplish one goal in your lifetime?” 72% would choose a travel goal. The hit 2007 movie “The Bucket List” got people thinking of things to do or experience during their lifetime. Last month we knocked “Being in New York City during the Holiday Season” off Maureen’s list. This month, “Seeing a Sunset in Mallory Square in Key West” will be off Don’s. As you can see Bucket List items can be simple, or a longer or exotic experience. Let’s throw out some ideas, and YES the Cruise Store can sell them. 40% of our sales are NON-cruise vacations. Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta: If the site of hundreds of colorful hot air balloons throughout the beautiful skies of New Mexico appeals to you, then block your calendar for early October and give us a call. With per person land prices from just $1,249 for 5 days, the exotic becomes attainable. Polar Bears of Churchill: October and November is a great time to see the “Land of Nanook” at the western shore of Hudson Bay (Canada) where an estimated 120 polar bears gather waiting for the ice to thicken. Board the “Tundra Buggy” and go on the polar version of a safari for once and a lifetime views of the magnificent bears. This great 6 day vacation can even include dog sledding. Per person land prices are from $5819 per person. Have you ever dreamed about taking cooking classes in Italy; wine tasting in Napa or Tuscany; sky diving in St Kitts; a pub crawl in Ireland; exploring Machu Picchu; cruising the glaciers of Alaska? What about watching a magnificent sunrise over Haleakala Crater on Maui; spending April in Paris and shopping along Champs Elysees; an African safari; seeing the penguins on the Galapagos Islands? There are so many choices available to you that are limited only by your imagination. So what are you waiting for? Get started on your Bucket List and give us a call! The Cruise Store/Vacations & More is celebrating 20 years as area’s largest vacation agency. This year we were awarded the prestigious “Golden Apple” award from Apple Vacation and are the region’s #1 Royal Caribbean Agency. We are open Monday to Friday 9-5; Saturdays 9:30- 12:30; after hours by appointment. Please stop in at 55 Maple Street, East Longmeadow and say hi. Drop us an email at anderson@cruisestore.com or call us at 525-9001. Bon Voyage and Happy Dreams! Sponsored by The Cruise Store CruiseStore.com 55 Maple Street, East Longmeadow 413-525-9001