Destinations

New Price! Villa San Martino – For Sale In the Italian Apennines Your perfect summer retreat

My family has a Villa for Sale in Italy and has asked me to post this here. Could this be your new “Under the Tuscan Sun” project? Our charming villa has been in my family for generations.  Additionally, following a lengthy probate process, (Its a long one in Italy), it is now for sale. It […]

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Milan

How to Spend a Luxurious Day or Two in Milan Great shopping, great food, great nightlife!

Have you thought about how to spend a day or two in luxury while visiting Milan?  If you, so you’ve come to the right place.  Milan is probably the most modern city in Italy.  The town is excellent for high-end shopping, Michelin Starred restaurants, nightlife, and ultramodern design.  Likewise, other than the usual attractions that […]

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Visitor Guide: Cruise Ship Terminal of Vancouver BC

The Cruise Ship Terminal of Vancouver is a bustling port in the summertime, especially for Alaskan Cruises. It is located right downtown at Canada Place. Cruises from and To Vancouver Cruise ship season in the port of Vancouver starting from Mid April to the end of September. Almost every major Cruise line has cruises from […]

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Sunset in Vernazza, Cinque Terre Italy

Visit Cinque Terre, Italy – Highlighting What to See and Do A comprehensive guide to optimize your visit

Cinque Terre is a picturesque area in the Liguria Region of Italy, and you can visit year round.  Furthermore, it an area that’s becoming incredibly popular with tourists. Cinque Terre is Italian for five lands.  In actuality, they are five little villages, all with very colorful homes. The villages are nestled between the deep blue […]

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Our Journey Through the Panama Canal By Cruise Ship Our Epic Journey from Vancouver to Fort Lauderdale

The Panama Canal by cruise ship (full transit) is definetly a bucket list itinerary.  Consequently, this was one of the most memorable cruise itineraries I’ve ever experienced.  Being able to say that I’ve traveled from ocean to ocean is quite a feeling! We were on a smaller cruise ship, The Island Princess.  This cruise ship […]

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Rome and The Vatican in the Background

How to Get From Fiumicino Airport to Rome 4 Easy Options to Easily Get to Downtown Rome

The Leonardo Da Vinci Airport (FCO), also known as Fiumicino, is located 35 km from downtown Rome and is the central hub for tourists starting their Italian holidays.  Fiumicino is also the main airport for the many cruise ship passengers who are arriving to board their ship in Civitavecchia (the port of Rome). Fiumicino airport […]

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How We Score the Best Cruise Deals! Our tips to getting the best prices possible for your next cruise.

It’s no secret.  Cruising is by far our most favourite way to travel and we’ve certainly covered the reasons why here.  I mean, how else can you visit so many cities in such a short time, all while being pampered? The thing is, like travelling by air, cruising prices are all over the map.  For […]

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The Luxury Private Villa in Amboseli National Park, Kenya

At the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in the heart of the African Savannah in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park lies a Villa, a luxurious place to stay with amazing mountain and elephant views. Secluded in five acres of gardens, lawns and a little forest of indigenous tortilis acacia trees. Its tranquil atmosphere combines luxuriant comfort with […]

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Holland America Cruise Ship in the Port of Vancouver

5 Secrets From a Crew Member: How to Make Your Cruise Even More Awesome!

Whether this is your first cruise, of your tenth, while you are on board, you might find yourself missing some of the “comforts” of home.  We recently sat with a former cruise ship employee and asked them their secrets on how you could make your cruises even more awesome. So lets get right too it! […]

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Italian Pizza: Its Not What You Think!

No matter where you are in the world, you can find pizza – in every shape and flavour.  Chances are, however, you’re not in Italy – and what you see elsewhere is usually quite different from the Pizza you’d find in Italy. If you’re in Italy and you expect the same type of pizza you […]

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