What to Pack to Cruise the Caribbean or Mexico

Cruise, Caribbean, Mexico

Cruise ships and their ports-of-call along the Mexican Riviera and Caribbean provide a wide range of fun for vacationers following the winter sun. While cruise line forums and other tip lists are available to point out the essentials, a few unexpected articles of clothing also come in handy. Sun Vacations Also Mean Covering Up Often cruise lines will More...

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Endangered and Threatened Species on Sanibel, FL
By Paul Linus On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Endangered and Threatened Species on Sanibel, FL

Sanibel is one of a string of subtropical barrier islands on Florida’s lush Gulf Coast. Although the island is a bustling tourist resort, over 6,000 acres are set aside for wildlife in the J. N. “Ding” Darling More...

How to, Cruise, Holiday
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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How to Prepare for a First Cruise Holiday

Before beginning to pack for a first cruise vacation, there are many details to consider and decisions to make. Checking off three more details up front will help travelers prepare for a worry-free first cruise. Update More...

White Nights Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
By Paul Linus On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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White Nights Festival – St. Petersburg, Russia

Formally known as the Stars of the White Nights Festival, this three month international gathering features a series of classical ballet, opera and musical events Activities include performances by Russian dancers, More...

Exploring Ladakh In The Indian Himalayas
By Paul Linus On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Exploring Ladakh In The Indian Himalayas

One can’t get further north in India than Ladakh, and getting here means travelling on some of the world’s highest motorable roads. Ladakh is less populated than the rest of the country, and here it More...

MIdnight Xmas mass at Saligao
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Goa’s Beaches Are a Popular Destination for a Christmas in India

Christmas is celebrated in many parts of India, but the biggest celebrations are in Goa. Goa’s history as a Portuguese colony means that there is a large Roman Catholic community in Goa, and Christmas celebrations More...

Delhi Monuments, Indian Heritage & Architecture
By Paul Linus On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Delhi Monuments, Indian Heritage & Architecture

From the 12th century onwards, domes, minarets, delicate arches and spacious courtyards became part of the landscape, using red sandstone as the main material and later incorporating marble. Best examples of ancient More...

Langkawi, Malaysia's Legendary Islands
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Langkawi, Malaysia’s Legendary Islands

Langkawi’s beaches are renowned, not just among serious travelers, but among local Malaysians as well – they are simply Malaysia’s best. Most of the 99 islands are uninhabited but a few have been developed More...

Hoi Ann - An idyllic Vietnamese Destination
By Paul Linus On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Hoi Ann – An idyllic Vietnamese Destination

Having been granted UNESCO World Heritage status in 1999, this river town has retained its historic old town architecture and feel, and has become one of Vietnam’s top tourist destinations. However, despite More...

Malaysia, Where to Go, What to See, What to Do
By Paul Linus On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Malaysia, Where to Go, What to See, What to Do

Malaysia is a country that offers the tourist culture, adventure, health and wellness, and a host of natural attractions on both the mainland and the many islands that form part of the country. Malaysia is often More...