So many times incredible travel experiences involve visiting exotic locations that don’t have basic amenities, much less luxury. With Silversea cruises, you don’t have to forego the travel experience for the luxury- they go hand in hand where personalized service and amenities meets uniquely immersive experiences. Their small cruise ships mean they can get to more unique ports, especially on expedition cruises that bring you closer in to the location, culture, and natural beauty of some of the most remote places on earth. Here are 3 places to cruise to on a Silversea expedition.Continue reading
By: Derek Miller, Travel Consultant
I recently went on the Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand with Trafalgar. After arriving early and spending a full day on our own, day one of the tour finally began. The first part of the day we were free to explore on our own. For dinner, we ate on a tram restaurant which is a small train. The entire meal and experience was excellent. Both the food and service were outstanding.
It’s that time of year when you start to feel blue with those dark winter days and chilly weather. What you need is some fun in the sun to enjoy, sand, surf, and relaxing. So grab your beach tote, sunglasses, and sunscreen- here are 4 winter cruise destinations that will help you beat those winter doldrums right now.Continue reading
Here in the US, tipping is not optional in most circumstances, but every country in the world has different guidelines.
Because tipping rules vary by country, region, and place of business, it’s important to research your destination’s customs prior to any trip. And since there are no real ‘rules’, the etiquette of what countries you should tip in can get confusing. We put together a list of 11 top travel destinations and who you should tip and how much.
One of the best parts of traveling is living and emulating the cultures of the country you are exploring. So, while you are discovering all the wonders of the world, or dipping your toes in every sea, you’re also fully immersed in different cultures and lifestyles.
A comprehensive study was done, researching living standards, based on factors such as life expectancy, health risks, the burden of disease, diet and other aspects of life. We’ve collated a list of the 7 official healthiest countries in the world and what features of their life earned them the top spots so you can live like a local when visiting.