Jaipur is the capital city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in northern India. It is a colorful, chaotic city with an interesting mix of old and new. There are lots of popular festivals that take place here throughout the year.
Istanbul is the cultural, historical and economical center of Turkey. It is the bridge between Asia and Europe, making it a culturally and historically significant place throughout history with a unique clash of cultures. Istanbul was known as Constantinople until the early 20th century.
Florence is the capital city of the Tuscany region in Italy. It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance movement, making it a culturally significant city with plenty of art and culture to explore. The food is also pretty great!
Whenever we would go on a Caribbean cruise that passed Cuba, the captain would usually make an announcement saying that we were passing by the island. For us, Cuba was an elusive place that US citizens were not allowed to go. We were always so curious to see it for ourselves, and when the travel restrictions were eased we booked a cruise as soon as we were able to. Because we love Royal Caribbean, we chose their cruise on the Empress of the Seas that was brought back to the fleet specifically for these cruises to Havana, Cuba. While the cruise also stopped in Key West and Cozumel, Havana was the main attraction and focal point of the cruise.
Are you thinking about heading off on an adventure for the first time ever? It can be an overwhelming and sometimes reasonably scary experience, leaving home to see another part of the world. As such, we thought we’d help out any would-be travelers with these seven great tips for any newbies to jet setting.
Who doesn’t love watching the sunset? No matter where we are in the world, we sunsets are always so beautiful to watch. Here in Florida we have some great ones on the coast. We also love to watch the sunset from a cruise ship. It is so peaceful and relaxing. We asked some bloggers to share their favorite sunset photos with us.
Without further ado, here are 10 spectacular sunset around the world from some of our favorite bloggers.
From a Caribbean cruise we went on aboard the Empress of the Seas. We love sunsets at sea!
We had the opportunity to visit Havana, Cuba with Royal Caribbean aboard their ship, Empress of the Seas. Havana was a really interesting place to visit. Obviously there is a lot of history here, and it was a great experience to be able to see Havana in person. Here are some of our favorite photos from our day there:
Accra is certainly not the most glamorous city, but there are lots of interesting things to see and do during your stay here. You may not see a lot of tourists while in Accra, but there are plenty of business travelers and expats who are enjoying their time here. Accra is considered one of the safer cities to visit in western Africa.
Between the shopping, food, nightlife, historical sites, and friendly people, you will have a great time in Ghana’s capital city. Here are 10 things you definitely should check out during your stay.
Ghana is in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea and bordered by the Ivory Coast, Togo, and Burkina Faso. As it was a former British colony, the main language spoken is English and the people are very friendly. This makes Ghana a great spot for a first time visit to Africa. In fact, many travel guides refer to Ghana as “Africa for beginners.” Accra is the capital city where there is the most to see. Ashley had the opportunity to spend two weeks in Ghana traveling from the south to the northern part of the country.
Here are some photos from that trip that showcase the beautiful country of Ghana: