In less than three months’ time school break starts and a summer vacation is what the majority plans ahead. Whether it’s in or out of the country there’s always somewhere else to go. We talked about cruising and one of the options we had was going on a russian river cruise and visit St Petersburg.
Which Cruise Suits You?
There is a seemingly endless list of cruise holidays to choose from, with a multitude of different cruise operators, vessels, itineraries and onboard facilities on offer. So which one suits you? For starters, consider how long you want to be away for. Cruising isn’t for everyone, and a week on a boat can be a […]
Overnight at the Captain’s Suite
Cruising the sea on a not-so-luxurious cruise ship can be uncomfortable and a bore but quite enough for a brief cruise. Though it was just a 24-hour cruise, we tried to make ourselves comfortable by staying in one of the suites of the Stena Baltica (ship) from Karlskrona to Gdynia. Quite frankly, after this experience I would […]
Is it Too Late to Learn to Swim?
It’s shocking to hear that a cruise ship so huge ran aground despite the high-tech navigation system that most ships like this have these days. Although the incident was caused by human error it doesn’t keep me from thinking that untoward situations while traveling can happen no matter how advanced technology has contributed to the safety of the individual. It’s […]
View from the Port of Gdynia
The 24-hour cruise wasn’t long enough to do a quick hop from the ship. Since we didn’t bring the car aboard, we just stayed on the upper deck and looked around the Port of Gdynia. This seaport in Poland operates car ferry service from Gdynia to Karlskrona, Sweden. Anyhow, we were delighted to see this part […]
A Day At The Reef
Remember the brief getaway that my friends and I were planning and that it could never push through because something would get in the way in one of us? Well, we finally made it past weekend. We crossed the border by boat just to be in Scandic The Reef before noon. It took more than three […]