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10 Lesser Known Ports of Call

October 19th, 2020|Categories: Destinations, Ocean Cruises|

All the “popular” cruise itineraries visit the most “popular” ports of call. It is a question of the hen versus the egg – which came first. Are the more popular ports the result of the cruise offerings based on itineraries? Probably, yes. That is why you see .

The Winelands of South Africa

September 17th, 2020|Categories: Destinations|

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|Categories: Destinations|

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 Italian Riviera or ...

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

July 20th, 2020|Categories: Destinations|

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 Croatian cruise ...

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

July 20th, 2020|Categories: Destinations|

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 from each other ...