Ahoy there, fellow travelers and adventure enthusiasts! Picture this: a whimsical journey along the gentle ripples of the river Main, aboard the magnificent vessel VIVA TIARA, courtesy of VIVA Cruises. Welcome aboard as I regale you with tales of our unexpected escapades, delightful discoveries, and the sheer magic that unfolded during our 4-night voyage through Germany’s heartland. Stay tuned for an expedition filled with history, relaxation, culinary delights, and, most importantly, the delightful moments that turned this river cruise into an unforgettable tale of serendipity.
Dubai is a fascinating city, known for its luxurious lifestyle, rich culture, and beautiful landmarks. Located in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. I recently had the opportunity to visit Dubai during my cruise on the MSC World Europa. In this blog post, I’ll share my experience and provide some insights for anyone planning a trip to Dubai.
Saudi Arabia is a country that has been known for its oil reserves and conservative values, but it is also a country that has a rich cultural heritage and a stunning landscape. My recent stop in Saudi Arabia on my cruise with MSC in the Persian Gulf was a pleasant surprise, as I got to experience the beauty of the country, its rich culture, and the warm hospitality of its people.
Doha, the capital city of Qatar, is a fascinating blend of modernity and tradition. During our cruise on the MSC World Europa in the Persian Gulf, we had the opportunity to stop in Doha for a day and explore the city’s many charms. One of the highlights of our visit was the dhow cruise along the coast, which gave us a unique perspective of the city’s skyline and coastline.
Cruising is an amazing way to explore the world, and the MSC World Europa in the Persian Gulf is a dream come true for anyone who loves luxury travel. Recently, I had the opportunity to go on a cruise on this magnificent ship, and it was an experience of a lifetime. One of the highlights of my trip was spending a day in Abu Dhabi, where we visited some of the most iconic landmarks of the city.
If you’re someone who loves to travel and explore new places but doesn’t want the hassle of planning and organizing a trip, then river cruising might be the perfect vacation option for you. River cruises offer a unique way to see different parts of the world while taking away the stress of planning a traditional city trip. In this article, we will explore some of the benefits of river cruises and specifically focus on the all-inclusive concept offered by VIVA Cruises.
If you’re a seasoned cruiser looking to take your next vacation to the next level, Seabourn Cruises may be the perfect choice for you. Seabourn is a luxury cruise line that offers a more intimate, personalized cruising experience with unparalleled service, exquisite cuisine, and exclusive onboard amenities. In this blog post, we’ll explore why Seabourn Cruises is worth the extra cost, especially for someone with extensive cruising experience like yourself.
MSC World Europa, the latest addition to MSC Cruises‘ fleet, is a magnificent cruise ship that offers a luxurious, all-inclusive experience to its guests. The ship, which made its debut in 2021, set sail on its maiden voyage from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas, Doha and Dammam, and has received an overwhelmingly positive response from its passengers.
It’s December, Christmas is coming along, and I feel like visiting a Christmas market. But which one to choose? The Christmas markets along the Moselle river are regarded as some of the most cosy and beautiful Christmas markets Germany has to offer. So why not visit a few Christmas markets in one trip and what better way to do that than on a river cruise! I am embarking on the MS VIVA ONE from VIVA Cruises for an enchanting river cruise on the Moselle in Germany. Read along to find out what I loved about this particular trip.
In early November I had the chance to embark on the MSC Grandiosa, the newest cruise ship ofthe highly popular European cruise line MSC Cruises. This brand new cruise ship is currently the flagship of the entire MSC fleet. There’s absolutely no bigger or better cruise ship in the line-up. Moreover, the MSC Grandiosa is currently the sixth-largest cruise ship in the world and has a few amazing features that might blow some of the competition away. Read my review to find out if this magnificent cruise ship really lives up to her name!
When you’re arriving in Key West by cruise ship, you know you’ll only have a few hours to spend in Florida’s southernmost point. Therefore you want to make the most out of it. There’s lots of stuff going on vibrant Key West, but the absolute coolest cruise excursion in Key West you can find, is the helicopter tour!
UPDATE 9/9! Every cruiseline with ships in the Caribbean area is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma’s path. At the time of writing, Hurricane Irma has passed over Antigua and Barbuda, Sint Maarten, BVI, USVI, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba. It is said that Irma will head north to pose threats to Florida and the Florida Keys. Here’s an overview of which cruises are affected by Hurricane Irma. Meanwhile Hurricane Jose is nearing a Category 5 status and is followings a similar path, threatening islands already ravaged by Irma. Here’s an overview of which cruises are affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose:
Last week I embarked on a cruise to Western Caribbean cruise on Holland America’s Oosterdam along with my dad. Arriving the day before from Europe, we needed a one-night stay in a hotel in Tampa. A lot of popular pre-cruise hotels are located in the Rocky Point Area west of the airport, but we opted for Le Méridien , a hotel in downtown Tampa, so we could do some exploring of the nearby surroundings and go for a walk to the historic Ybor City.
In October 2015, I did a cruise on the Mediterranean sea aboard the Norwegian Epic. During September and October, the Epic underwent a massive refurbishment to get the 2010 ship back in mint condition. There were also a few new shows added to the line-up, such as Priscilla Queen of the Dessert, and Burn the Floor.