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Small Ship Cruising

In these days of “bigger is better”, many discriminating cruisers are opting for small ship cruising instead. Before we get into the reasons why, perhaps we should define what is commonly referred to as “small ship”. The term can vary depending on who is defining it ...

Small Ship Cruising2020-03-16T18:55:48+00:00

The Essence of Capri, Italy

Dropping by Naples on a cruise? Cruisers who disembark for the day passing through the Stazionne Marittima port terminal have a myriad of options: explore Naples, tour the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and Amalfi, visit the ruins of Pompeii, take a ferry to Capri, or some combination thereof if there is time ashore. What ever you chose, make sure you include Capri.

The Essence of Capri, Italy2020-02-18T20:47:24+00:00

Say Yes to Martinique

Martinique is a little bit of France in the Caribbean. The island, part of the Lesser Antilles, is a port of call for numerous popular cruise lines but can easily be a destination onto itself. There is so much to see and do! Here are a few tips...

Say Yes to Martinique2020-01-21T18:54:40+00:00

Five Tips for Your Fiji Visit

Fiji is an island paradise – all 333 islands of it! This archipelago country in the south Pacific is about 4 to 5 hours fly time from Australia and you can more than double that if flying from the United States. Is it worth flying that far and for so long?

Five Tips for Your Fiji Visit2019-12-31T19:46:15+00:00

London Attractions

There are certain cities that everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime. London, England is one of them. A day or two’s sojourn won’t do this place justice though perhaps you will see a few highlights, enough to whet your appetite to return. To get the real flavor of the city...

London Attractions2019-11-20T18:54:02+00:00

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

New Zealand is that country to the south east of Australia. Because both these countries are close together on the other side of the Pacific from the west coast of North America, they are often combined into one visit which is a shame. They are entirely different...

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand2019-10-22T17:55:26+00:00

Barcelona: Cruise Port to the Mediterranean

Barcelona, Spain, has become a popular port for cruise lines. Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, and Holland America, to name just few, offer cruises to the Western Mediterranean.  The city’s art, architecture and culture make Barcelona a perfect city...

Barcelona: Cruise Port to the Mediterranean2019-09-17T15:03:28+00:00

What to See & Do, Sydney Australia

So you are travelling to Sydney Australia. Great! Here are some things you should not miss when you are in the city. A) The Rocks Markets – “The Rocks” is actually an area of the city center known for ...

What to See & Do, Sydney Australia2019-08-07T16:09:13+00:00

Charming Croatia

Krka National Park (Image: Bigstock) Charming Croatia Croatia lies in a cluster of small countries on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. It not only sports a long coastline, but it extends inland to border the countries of Hungary, Slovenia, and Serbia. For this reason, you can visit [...]

Charming Croatia2019-07-15T13:36:45+00:00

Fun in the Sun | Barbados

If you have a warm weather vacation in mind, Barbados should be near the top of your list if not at the very top. Like a few other islands in this southern vacation wonderland, ...

Fun in the Sun | Barbados2019-06-07T12:26:46+00:00