by Arie Boris The skipper turned our boat hard to port as a line of sleek hulled racing sails rapidly approached. Baring down, the ten racing sailboats careened past and all at once, as if choreographed, tacked into the wind around the race track marker. Brightly colored sails dipped closer to the waves, as eight […]
By Robert Yost Hotel Andra (SEATTLE, WA)-We always stay the night before and after a cruise in the port city of embarkation and disembarkation. So for our recent Seattle based Alaska cruise on Holland America, we looked for a fun, affordable boutique property in the city. We stayed at the Hotel Andra, which is an […]
The cruise industry in Australia has been experiencing an astonishing growth. 10 years ago, there were only a few cruise companies dedicated to the Australia market. Today, more luxurious ships are seen docking in the ports of Australia’s major cities. This anticipated development is good news to cruising enthusiasts and avid travelers as it paves […]
By Arie Boris If you have always wanted to escape to a small, upscale French boutique hotel in the south of France, then cruising on Le Boreal is for you! This new and very chic vessel is so French in every way: interior design, cuisine, French staff, and guests. You will feel transported regardless of […]
Macau is known as the huge casino haven in Asia, but it also offers another attraction to those who are not looking to gamble but would love some thrill and excitement. This attraction is one of the country’s most iconic structures – the Macau tower. Situated at the southern end of the peninsula, the tower was financed by casino mogul and billionaire Stanley Ho, who wanted to have a sky tower similar to that of New Zealand. Today, the Macau Tower stands at a height of 338 meters and is one of the tallest free-standing structures in the world.
Situated in south west section France, within the Gironde region, the charming town La Reole is not really known to many travelers in the region. But for those who had the chance to discover it are thanking their lucky stars. The town sits on the banks of the Garonne River, and has a lot to offer to visitors. Above all else, La Reole has greatly treasured its rich heritage as evident in the number of buildings the town has successfully preserved.
Olomouc, which lies along the Morava River, is the capital of the stunning province of Moravia, Czech Republic. This lovely relaxing city is adorned with beautiful squares and baroque buildings, and exudes a distinct culture. It is home to the biggest Trinity column in the country, which is also inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.