Christmas Cruises

For about a month before Christmas, many of Europe’s town squares are transformed with twinkly lights and pink-cheeked vendors selling everything from handmade wooden toys to steaming, spiced mulled wine, and many lovely gift-worthy things in between. Every town has a slightly different take on the market, and it’s worth visiting several places if you … Read more

Germany evacuates tourists from Egypt

Late last month, Germany evacuated their tourists out of Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt and labelled Egypt a “no-go” country. These security concerns arose from the fatal bombings of a tourist bus last month, which left the German branch of TUI feeling unsettled. Other companies are sending home hundreds of German tourists after the government issued … Read more

Travel Digest – July/August 2010

Canada No travel plans yet?  Love seafood?  How about heading to Prince Edward Island over 17-19 September, the days of the island’s International Shellfish Festival.   As an island that harvests fresh seafood every day, it’s no surprise that PEI is fast becoming a Canadian culinary destination and over those days visitors can be a part … Read more

Cruiseline News

Princess Cruises has launched a new cruise-tour which will include next year’s Oberammergau Passion Play.  The new 18-day “Oberammergau & Highlights of Germany” tour features two nights in the small Bavarian town of Oberammergau, and includes tickets to the event. Passengers will also visit a variety of other German destinations during the land tour, including … Read more