Travel to Malta for a destination that will satisfy your wanderlust for ancient civilizations, intricate architecture and a culture rich with history. Malta, located in the Mediterranean Sea, just south of Sicily and north of Africa, is actually an archipelago of three islands. Besides Malta, there is Gozo and Comino, both smaller than the main island but with their own rich and ancient history and epic scenery. It has a long history spanning centuries of colonial occupation, from the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and France to Britain in more recent times.
Your Mediterranean cruise is going to Corfu, so what are the attractions you can see in one day and the history behind this island to make it a travel destination? The Greek island of Corfu, also known by its Greek name of Kerkyra, lures travelers from all over the world to its natural beauty, stunning coastline, pristine beaches with crystalline water, multi-cultural heritage and amazing archaeological sites. It is the greenest and lushest of all the Greek islands. Its pleasant Mediterranean climate, appealing natural landscape and abundant resources, and strategic location between Italy, Greece and Albania in the Ionian Sea made it the target of many conquerers over the past centuries. The Venetians, French and British, to name a few, left their indelible mark on the culture and architecture of this island.
Cure your Caribbean wanderlust with a trip to La Martinique. Martinique is the largest of the Windward Islands of the Caribbean and has much to offer the tropical island-lover with its lush mountainous landscape, tropical forests, rivers and waterfalls, picturesque white-sand beaches, black-sand beaches, and numerous scenic bays and coves.
Travel in 2018 will greet cruise lovers with a new ship appearing on the horizon. Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, Carnival Horizon, will launch with a sailing in the Mediterranean in April 2018. Traveling from its port of construction in Italy to Barcelona, Spain, it start its maiden 13-day Europe sail visiting popular cruise stops in the Mediterranean, including Florence and Pisa, Rome, Naples (Capri), Dubrovnik, Corfu, Sicily, Malta and Sardinia. A few other shorter Mediterranean cruises follow before making a transatlantic trip to its home port in Miami. So what is new on this cruise ship from the cruise line that makes fun their slogan for cruise travelers? Let's explore some of the new features and take a few minutes to watch the preview video.
The 11-day Windstar Tahiti cruise in French Polynesia offers a luxurious overnight romance package excursion on Bora Bora. If an overwater bungalow experience is something you have dreamed about for years, then this might be something you consider to satisfy your wanderlust for that experience. Cruising the islands is one of the best ways to see French Polynesia without all the hassle of island hopping by airplane, but the only option for a bungalow is to stay after or do it before the cruise. For those that don't have the time or want a quick experience of an overwater bungalow, Le Méridien's Bora Bora resort has an option for those on Windstar cruises.
The best Grand Cayman excursion for cruise or land travelers is Stingray City captured in 4K video. Diving of course is world famous in the Caymans but for most a simple snorkel or water adventure will do. Disney, Carnival, Royal Caribbean are just a few of the cruise lines that visit Grand Cayman and offer excursions to this popular attraction and this video proves why it tops the lists for a must-see.
Dreaming of a Grand Cayman Islands getaway vacation? Immerse yourself for a moment in this relaxing video from Cayman IslandsTourism where you'll be transported to the Cayman Islands for some tropical goodness with white sand beaches and shimmering turquoise waters.
Le Meridien Bora Bora is the ultimate luxury resort destination for a dream trip getaway or honeymoon to the islands of Tahiti. Bora Bora, the iconic Polynesian island that draws wanderlust travelers from all over the world to its famed overwater bungalows and spectacular scenery, is surrounded by a beautiful aqua-blue lagoon and barrier reef. Le Meridien Bora Bora resort provides all the sumptuous luxury of a premium resort in this tropical paradise. It is perfectly situated facing the dramatic peak of Mount Otemanu, the view that is vividly depicted in so many photos of this location.
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One of the best snorkeling experiences anywhere is a drift snorkeling excursion in Tahaa, French Polynesia. At the edge of the coral reef, ocean water breaks creating a current through a channel of coral and fish. You truly drift from near the ocean side of the motu down towards a lagoon. This excursion offered by local operators through Windstar Cruises in the area is extremely popular and this video shows why. The aquatic life and experience of the drift is simply unparalleled. It will be a SomedayTrips memory that you will cherish for years. If you are traveling on the 7 or 11-day cruise by Windstar, it should be at the top of your list of excursions if you love the water. We took the 11-day Windstar Cruise and the Tahaa Drift Snorkeling was one of our favorite excursions on the trip. Read more about our fantastic French Polynesia Windstar cruise here.