Malta: The Hidden Gem of the Mediterranean
Destinations | Europe | Features | Malta | Port | Tips

Malta: The Hidden Gem of the Mediterranean

Malta is an archipelago of three islands and is itself quite small.  Thousands of cruise ship passengers arrive in Malta annually and can see a lot in one day.  Also, they can often have enough time to visit the sister island of Gozo via a ferry ride – on the same day! The official languages…

Review: Cruise to Antarctica and South America
Antarctica | Argentina | Chile | Cruise | Destinations | Features | South America | Uruguay | Videos

Review: Cruise to Antarctica and South America

Have you been considering a cruise to South America or Antarctica, or both?  In this review, we go on to describe our entire trip that we call a “trip of a lifetime.” Notably, we started planning for this incredible cruise almost two years prior.  We were onboard the Island Princess in May of 2018 when…

9 Reasons You Should Visit Italy For Christmas
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9 Reasons You Should Visit Italy For Christmas

Italy is a popular tourist destination. While the vast majority of tourists tend to visit during the spring and summer months, I’m here to suggest reasons that Christmas time is a better option. That is the peak season for Italian Vacationing, but it is also the most crowded time to visit. Not many people consider…

Top Ten Mistakes to Avoid on a Cruise – With Bonus Video!
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Top Ten Mistakes to Avoid on a Cruise – With Bonus Video!

Going on a cruise is an excellent way to vacation, but it’s easy to make mistakes when you’re new to cruising – where’s what to avoid. Let’s have a look together, starting from the one that can cost you the most! Not Buying Travel Insurance Many people think that they don’t need to buy travel…

Discover Real, Authentic Italian Food – It’s Not the Cuisine found in America!
Destinations | Europe | Features | Food | Italy

Discover Real, Authentic Italian Food – It’s Not the Cuisine found in America!

Are you looking to discover real Italian food?  Some dishes, while considered Italian in North America, aren’t authentic Italian cuisine!.  Not surprisingly, this can come as a shock for those visiting Italy for the first time. To accommodate requests from travelers from overseas, some restaurants started serving these North American Specialties.  Be aware!  If you…

Why I love Cruising! And Everything Else About It
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Why I love Cruising! And Everything Else About It

Its no secret – people ask me, “Why do I love cruising,” and other related questions, like: “Why do I like cruising so much?” “What is it about cruising that you like?” “Don’t you get bored on a boat?” “Isn’t cruising just for old people?“ Here are my reasons why I love cruising. I hope…