Great Small Ship Cruises Around the World

An advantage of small ship cruises over large ships, is a more intimate setting. The focus is on gorgeous destinations, carefully curated excursions, locally sourced dining and your surrounding company. It’s a far different experience compared to mega ships with casinos, waterslides and thousands of people on board. That can be fun for travelers, but it’s not for ideal for everyone, including popular destinations and the environment. These are some of the best small ship cruises spanning European river cruises to the Alaska fjords!

Part of the glacier falling into the sea and creating a large splash in an ice carving

20 Years of Couples Travel and Life Abroad

Last updated on July 17th, 2024 at 05:14 pm20 years ago we met in a hostel in Brugge, Belgium. We were both backpacking solo after college and our paths randomly crossed. I was traveling from the USA and Bell was touring the continent from Australia. We were both heading to Amsterdam with a single overlapping…

What to Expect on a Danube River Cruise with Emerald Cruises

Last updated on February 17th, 2024 at 04:40 pmSailing along one of Europe’s majestic waterways elicits a feeling of luxury and relaxation. Emerald Cruises Danube Delights 8-day river cruise allows guests to explore 8 beautiful destinations without packing and unpacking suitcases, and worrying about travel logistics. A significant advantage of a small ship cruise is…

An American in Belgrade, Serbia

Last updated on January 2nd, 2023 at 05:58 pmDuring the 1990’s horrible things transpired in the former nation of Yugoslavia, bringing devastation not witnessed on European soil in decades. The country experienced civil war as old rivalries over land and religion stirred ethnic violence. The end result was a bombing campaign by the USA and…