Cruise To Havana from Miami: What to expect at arrival

One Sunday evening at the kitchen table we were juggling ideas for the winter vacation. After making notes of various options and itineraries, we ended up booking a MSC Armonia cruise to Havana from Miami. The culturally rich island with a strange, colorful and also somewhat sad history was included with a tempting 2 days … More Cruise To Havana from Miami: What to expect at arrival

Rainforest Canal Cruising in Costa Rica

Cruising the Tortuguero National Park’s network of canals and lagoons is a fantastic way of observing and better understanding the structure of the rainforest vegetation. Tropical rainforests are the most productive and complex ecosystems on Earth, the greatest biodiversity of plants in the world can be found in Costa Rica. “We have two seasons. The dry … More Rainforest Canal Cruising in Costa Rica

Partial Transit of Panama Canal

The islands of Gatun Lake, the large artificial lake of Panama Canal, are not islands at all, but mountain tops. We had never heard of this surreal reality before, Panama Canal was built over mountains. They say that below surface the spirits of the villages that were drowned during the process, still keep calling for … More Partial Transit of Panama Canal

St. Martin or Sint Maarten?

St. Martin/Sint Maarten was badly damaged by hurricane Irma September 6, 2017. As far as we know, parts of the island have been able to clean up and re-build quickly and the cities of Philipsburg & Marigot welcome visitors again. Our #24IslandsOfChristmas Instagram challenge just got the third island. View this post on Instagram December … More St. Martin or Sint Maarten?