The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Markets on a River Cruise

The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Markets on a River Cruise

While many people flock to the tropics during the holiday season, there’s something magical about visiting the charming Christmas markets of Europe. Instead of surfing and sand, think mulled wine, gingerbread, and hand-crafted ornaments. And what better way to see...
Is a Transatlantic Cruise the Right Vacation for You?  5 Reasons You Should Consider It

Is a Transatlantic Cruise the Right Vacation for You? 5 Reasons You Should Consider It

Next week, I’m knocking off something from my bucket list – a transatlantic cruise. This is something we’ve wanted to do for a while and planned to do in 2020, but we all know how that ended up. Our cruise will take us from Cape Liberty in NJ – an easy drive to...
Carry-on to Kenya: Follow me on my extraordinary journey Pt. 2

Carry-on to Kenya: Follow me on my extraordinary journey Pt. 2

I am a carry-on convert.  When traveling, I try to only bring carry-ons and avoid checking bags wherever possible, and my upcoming trip to Kenya is no exception. However, African safaris are unlike your average garden variety European trip, and packing for them pose...
Best Safaris to See the Big 5 and Why You Should Take One

Best Safaris to See the Big 5 and Why You Should Take One

Have you every dreamed of seeing the Big 5* or the Great Migration** in a place other than at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? Do you love both travel and wildlife and want to combine the two into an unforgettable trip? If the answer is yes, then consider an African safari as...
Good news many have been waiting for – cruise line vaccination and testing policies are being lifted

Good news many have been waiting for – cruise line vaccination and testing policies are being lifted

For the first time in 2 years, cruise lines are relaxing their stringent Covid-19 vaccination and testing policies.  Currently, most cruise line protocols include a vaccine requirement for guests and crew as well as a Covid-19 test or even booster.  However, beginning...