Malta: The Hidden Gem of the Mediterranean
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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…

Traveling Solo: Why It’s So Hard Meeting People
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Traveling Solo: Why It’s So Hard Meeting People

Are you concerned about traveling solo?  What is it about it that makes it so hard meeting people?  Read on and discover what you can do to get the most out of your trip. Making new friends while traveling solo can be difficult, partly due to one’s lack of social skills or a variety of…

Secrets From a Crew Member: How to Make Your Cruise Even More Awesome!
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Secrets From a Crew Member: How to Make Your Cruise Even More Awesome!

We sat with a former cruise ship crew member and asked them their secrets on how you could make your cruises even better. Whether this is your first cruise, of your tenth, while you’re on board, you might find yourself missing some of the “comforts” of home. Ever wonder if there are any secrets to…

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…

Top Tips For Booking Your Flights Before and After a Cruise
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Top Tips For Booking Your Flights Before and After a Cruise

.Have you booked a cruise and wondered what to do regarding your flights before and after your cruise?  Unfortunately, not everyone has the luxury of living on a busy cruise port. For those who don’t leave near a cruise port, you will have to book a flight to catch the cruise ship. Here are some…

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
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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…