DK Eyewitness Travel: My Favorite Guide Books


I first discovered books from DK Publishing when my children were babies. We had a picture book from DK called My Big Book of Everything. This book had very sharp pictures of every day objects and I credit it as being a great early vocabulary builder for both of my children. … [Continue Reading]

Exciting Shore Excursions Allow Guests to Experience Caribbean Adventures with MSC Cruises


FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (August 25, 2009) – For many, the Caribbean evokes visions of sunbathing, shopping and sightseeing. Travelers seeking that plus a more experiential Caribbean cruise need look no further than MSC Cruises for an unforgettable vacation with exciting shore excursions.
MSC Cruises offers guests the opportunity for some exciting – even adventurous – experiences… [Continue Reading]

Free or Nearly Free Things to do in Madeira


Our upcoming Transatlantic cruise includes stops at several unique islands in the Atlantic. The first of these islands is the Semi-autonomous Portuguese Island of of Madeira.
Madeira is a small island in the Atlantic West of both Africa and Europe. It was uninhabited until claimed for Portugal in 1420. … [Continue Reading]

Free Things to Do In Venice


I can’t believe that in March of next year it will be the 20th anniversary of my college trip to Venice, Italy. In honor of that trip, I am continuing my series on free or nearly free things to do in ports with a report on Venice. I traveled there with my… [Continue Reading]