Destinations2018-12-05T15:19:49+00:00

Destinations

Destinations from our travel diary. Find interesting articles and blog posts about cruises and cruising by our authors and guests

Things To Do In Stockholm, Sweden

November 17th, 2020|

Is there a cruise or visit to the Baltic states in your future? Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is sure to be on your list of places to explore. Stockholm has its location on a series of islands,...

Celebrate Carnival in Venice – 10 Things to Know

October 15th, 2020|

Thinking that masks and costumes are just for Hallowe'en? Think again! Here are a few interesting facts about Venice’s Carnival: The Carnival in Venice is not a recent phenomenon. It has its beginnings in the Dark Ages and survived until the early 19th ...

The Winelands of South Africa

September 17th, 2020|

If planning travel to South Africa some of the first things you might mention to your travel professional are that you wish to explore Cape Town and book a safari. There is something else worth your consideration especially ...

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

August 20th, 2020|

Thinking of traveling to Italy on a vacation? You are not alone in wanting to visit this European country sandwiched between the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Most folks opt to see Rome, Florence, Tuscany and ...

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

July 20th, 2020|

Lake Bled is one of the most beautiful areas in Europe. Situated in the northwestern part of Slovenia, the lake is not far from the city of Ljubljana so it is a great place to visit as a sole destination, as a day-trip or on a pre or post river cruise or ...

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean

May 27th, 2020|

If you have never heard of the ABC Islands, they are Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the Caribbean Sea not far off the north coast of Venezuela. They have a connection to the Netherlands with Aruba and ...

Charming Croatia

April 21st, 2020|

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 Croatia not only on an ocean cruise but also...

Five Tips for Your Fiji Visit

January 21st, 2020|

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? Most definitely, yes!

London Attractions

November 20th, 2019|

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 flavour of the city ...

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