Concert Packages – why seeing your favourite band shouldn’t be a hassle... Written by Robin Richmond
Although many of us don’t like to admit it going to see a concert can sometimes be more trouble than its worth. While it certainly isn’t very “rock and roll” to tell your friends that you don’t fancy getting stuck with thousands of other sweaty people at back of a concert you can’t even hear, fact remains that there are better ways to spend an evening.
To be honest, when you start to think about it there is many things about concerts that are simply not fun! For starters, unless you want to spend a fruitless morning at work hitting ‘last number re-dial’ button or getting up at an inhumane hour of day to queue outside ticket office – you may struggle to get best seats in house. You can try booking online but most of time website starts crashing due to high traffic volumes or your work server won’t let you access site in first place!
In end you pay a substantial amount of money for a ticket in row ZZX next to two moaning teenagers escorted by their parents. By this point I bet you are feeling really “rock and roll”. By time concert finishes you have had to listen to crowd sing for two hours because band is so far away and have prospective of a two hour drive in front of you just to get a mile away from stadium due to high traffic volumes. All this and you haven’t even had a drink...
By this time you are thinking that you never want to go to a concert again – but wait... What happened to exciting concerts of your youth? Great atmosphere, great music, no problems. Surely these days aren’t gone forever? Well good news is these days aren’t gone, as long as you get organised – or let a third party do organisation for you.
Cruise Alaska: From the Big Blue SeaWritten by Adam Lenk
There's no better way to take in explosive panorama of Alaska than from deck of a cruise ship. Let Alaska's wildlife and amazing sea and landscapes surround you in all its grace while you sit back and indulge in all kinds of cruise ship pampering.
Rise early and witness soul-shaking rumble and crack of glacier shards as they drop into Alaska's jade green waters, and then duck inside for a croissant and a cup of joe. Spy a brown bear hunting salmon or a harbor seal catching some rays while you soak up sun on deck in a chaise lounge with that book you've been longing to read.
Gaze into soar of bald eagles while sipping tea poolside. Spot whales spouting and tail flipping while taking a stroll on top deck after your five-course meal in dining room. Watch dance of porpoises alongside ship as you enjoy a midnight sunset. All this in middle of big blue sea and only in Alaska
Once your ship pulls up to land, you're in for a whole other adventure. Take excursions by train, tramway, canoe, kayak, or floatplane in Alaska's seaside cities like Skagway, Anchorage, Ketchikan, Sitka, Haines, or Juneau. Investigate these quaint towns, appreciate totem poles and local crafts and artwork from Alaska's indigenous people and buy souvenir replicas.