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: Our 19 Day Cruise to Asia – What an Adventure!
Asia | Bangkok | Destinations | Halong Bay | Ho Chi Minh City | Hoi An | Hong Kong | Japan | Kuala Lampur | Macau | Malaysia | Penang | Singapore | Thailand | Tokyo | Vietnam

Review: Our 19 Day Cruise to Asia – What an Adventure!

Are you planning to go on a Cruise to Asia?  Rick and I did and wanted to review it here.  Indeed, we started planning this trip about a year before our departure. Admittedly, we knew it was going to be a trip of a lifetime.  Also, as none of us had been there before, we…

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…

Review: Universal Studios Singapore
Activities | Asia | Destinations | Features | Singapore

Review: Universal Studios Singapore

Picture it. You’re on an exotic vacation, and chilling by the beach in Singapore.  Then, you plan the next thing to do while you are there.  If this is you, we suggest you head to Universal Studios to get your imagination flowing and is a must-add to your Singapore bucket list.  For sure, Universal Studios…

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
Activities | Cruise | Destinations | Features | Ocean

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…

When is The Best & Cheapest Time To Cruise?
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When is The Best & Cheapest Time To Cruise?

If you’re like many, you may be wondering when is the best and cheapest time to cruise.  If you are planning on taking a cruise, you have to be very careful about the seasonality. Most destinations have a particular season, and you don’t want to cruise in the offseason.  On the other hand, if you…

Three Days in Rome – The Best Things to See and Do & Video Bonus
City | Destinations | Europe | Features | Italy | My day In | Rome | Tips

Three Days in Rome – The Best Things to See and Do & Video Bonus

Are you visiting Rome for three or more days and looking for an itinerary that covers the very best to see and do?  Look to further. As a native Italian, I’ve been to Rome many times and have visited all the major tourist attractions many times (Colosseum, Forum, Sistine Chapel, etc…).  Rome can be extremely…