Peter Prokaj

I'm Peter, and I love soccer (football) and travel. I live with Ruby, and our fur-baby Rosie. You can see our old website at Ruby Loves Adventure . You can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube

Our First Ever Cruise (Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas Review)

Arrival at Nassau

A review of our first ever cruise! The Majesty of the Seas took us from Port Canaveral to Nassau and Coco Cay in the Bahamas. Not bad for a first time cruise – read on for more details.

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Our First Impressions of Cuba

A Journey To Cuba

We describe our first impressions of Cuba, coming there from the United States, after they have loosened up some restrictions after a few years. Read on for more.

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How We Saved $6,500 in Travel for 2016

How We Saved $6,500 in Travel in 2016

A small summary of how much we saved on travel for 2016. This gives you a view of how much we have spent, and the destinations we’ve been to.

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Why We Travel: Experiences and Thoughts

The Biltmore, Asheville, North Carolina

Why do we travel?

On a searing July morning earlier this year, me, Ruby, my brother, and two other friends, drove through a stunning mountain road in North Carolina called the Blue Ridge Parkway.  We climbed higher and higher and saw some incredible sights of the Pisgah National … Continue reading

Treat Your Weekend as a Vacation

Sunset in Tennessee

“What are you doing this 3-day weekend? Anything special?”

 “Oh you know, just need to tidy up around the house, run some errands. Maybe see a movie or something.”
“How about going to Nashville on a 3-day weekend? Or a roadtrip? Or … Continue reading

Journey To Chicago: What to Do in the Windy City

Journey To Chicago What to See and do

Chicago

What do you picture when you hear that word? I hear Polish truck drivers in a Mamet play delivering groceries, spectacular wind chills blowing off Lake Michigan, Cubs and White Sox, Bauhaus and Contemporary structures sitting side by side, Al Capone and speakeasies, Second City, Windy City, White City, Home … Continue reading

A Slovak Philippine Wedding: Party (Part 3)

Enjoying everything at the main table

So we come to the final and most fun part of the wedding, the wedding reception! After the initial nervousness that comes with the extensive wedding day morning preparation (or, in my case, breakfast, TV, and a bit of freshening up), and the full-length wedding ceremony, the wedding reception is … Continue reading

Here’s what we did with 25 vacation days (in 2016)

Despite the implications of the title, “What We Did With Our 25 Vacation Days”, this is not a bragging post. We know that we’re lucky to work for a company which grants that many days off, especially in America. Rather, we just want to show how far you can stretch … Continue reading

A Slovak-Philippine Wedding: Part 2 – Ceremony

Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

A Slovak-Philippine Wedding: The Ceremony

If you’re curious about our recent wedding, you can read about the first part here, which gives a brief background on how we met, how I proposed, and all about our preparation and plans for the big day. You … Continue reading

Peter and Ruby Wedding Photo Gallery

Grand Entrance at the Reception

This gallery contains 21 photos.

Here’s the official Peter and Ruby Wedding Photo Gallery, from Getting Ready to Formals to the Ceremony to the Reception, specially curated for this website. We’ll release more photos on more blog posts, but for now, here’s a teaser of some of the best we chose (which will ultimately go … Continue reading