In the afternoon the crew decided we would head back an hour early as it was pouring heavy rain and we couldn’t do much anymore. They served fresh fruit and drinks while we sailed back to Savannah Harbor. It was the final day of my Vanuatu itinerary, but I had a week more island fun planned in the Solomon Islands. Check my Solomon Island itinerary what I did there. Island hopping in the Pacific is a real treat and I hope to return but I have plans for Caribbean island hopping as well! There is so much to see and each island is different. Happy hopping! … [Read more...] about VANUATU – Must do day trip: Coongoola cruise from Port Vila
Greenwich cruise port
A drive along the Sea-to-Sky Highway from Vancouver will see you trace coastal curves, plunge through dense forests and wind up into giant peaks. Along the way, be sure to make a stop at Shannon Falls, a 481-metre-high waterfall. You’ll then arrive into Whistler – a pretty alpine town that made its name as a ski resort. However, outside of the wintry fun, its slopes melt into biking trails, hiking routes and championship-standard golf courses. There’s also a wide array of water sports hosted by its fi ve glimmering lakes. Our top tip? Take the Peak 2 Peak Gondola up to panoramic views of glaciers, extinct volcanoes and snowy mountainscapes from 7,000 feet. … [Read more...] about Destination profile: Vancouver
Round-trip ticket limitations: If your canceled flight is the return portion of a round-trip ticket, you can reschedule without fees or paying extra fares within the airline’s stated limits. But if your canceled flight is the outbound portion of a round-trip itinerary and your return date falls outside the rebooking window, you could face penalties if you want to delay your return due to the necessary timeline of your trip. Most airline fine print is silent on this point. Unless your airline specifically allows you to reschedule a return along with the new departure flight, you should probably opt for a refund if you can. … [Read more...] about What Are My Rights in a Winter Storm Flight Cancellation?
Officials declined to say if they have any indication whether the missing worker is alive after Saturday’s collapse. New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell said they are treating their work as a rescue mission until they have evidence the missing person is dead along with two other people killed when a large part of the Hard Rock Hotel project crashed down near the city’s historic French Quarter. … [Read more...] about Travel News: October 15, 2019
Throughout history the world’s greatest painters, including Canaletto, Turner and Monet, have drawn inspiration from Venice’s picturesque Grand Canal and its unique fusion of architecture. Their masterpieces enshrined the city as one of Europe’s most alluring destinations and visitors continue to flock to Veneto’s capital in their droves. During the height of its powers, the Venetian Republic was a key trading port, attracting merchants from all corners of the globe, who brought with them a plethora of architectural influences. This is most apparent in the Doge’s Palace, the seat of government during the Republic, which clearly exhibits the Byzantine and Moorish styles that typify Venetian gothic architecture. The highlight of the palace is the mesmerising Sala del Collegio, which was used to receive important foreign dignitaries. Its gilded ceiling features works by Veronese, whilst its antechamber is bedecked with Tintoretto canvases. Across the Piazza … [Read more...] about Best Luxury Holiday Destinations in March 2020 –