More than 30 countries around the world are welcoming tourists again and the European Union anticipates opening to fully-vaccinated tourists this summer despite mixed messages from the CDC ...
About Bob ShafferBob has traveled in 67 countries on six continents and taken more than 40 cruises on rivers and oceans around the world. His favorite destinations: "you can't beat Italy (especially Toscana), Southern France, Vienna, Barcelona, Brazil and New Zealand (not to mention London, Paris and Rome). "
Finally, good news for vacation travelers, especially those longing to cruise again! ...The Royal Caribbean Group announced on Friday Caribbean cruises by its premium and family cruise brands will begin cruising North American waters in June...
Last week I boarded a plane for a short flight to Cancun to attend a travel “Mastermind” meeting at a luxury resort on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. It was my first venture outside the United States in more than a year and it was exhilarating!
A year has passed since the COVID virus arrived on U.S. shores and what a year! Staying home, wearing masks and social distancing became the norm. Yet, most of us are among the fortunate despite the “cabin fever” and our pent-up desire to travel again.
You may think journeying “Down Under” is just too far to travel on vacation but, once you visit New Zealand, you’ll likely want to return. It’s simply not possible to experience everything offered by this country’s two major islands on a single visit.
Claire and David just returned from a 12-night cruise along the Brazilian coast aboard the Azamara Pursuit and now they’re hooked on small-ship cruising. “The food was wonderful, and we loved the late-night departures in some ports and overnights in others, which enabled us to see and do more ...
So, you are thinking about exploring Europe on a river cruise but haven’t figured out how to navigate the choices that you must consider when finding the European river cruise that’s right for you.
In an era of cruise lines racing to outdo each other by adding over-the-top activities and experiences to enhance on board guest experiences, Celebrity Cruises gained an Edge over its premium-class competitors late last year.
When most people plan a South American vacation, they usually think about the ABC countries – Argentina, Brazil and Chile – and possibly Peru as their top choices. Unfortunately, they seldom consider Uruguay, a gem of a destination with a rich culture and history, great wine and spectacular beaches.
All major cruise lines offering Caribbean itineraries have developed private islands to create fun-filled beach days for their guests. While each experience represents a great day at the beach, one island now stands far above the others.