Apr 24, 2024

Travel Stories

Sea & Sand

Blue Voyage Sailing Cruise in Turkey

A Blue Voyage, also known as a Blue Cruise (Turkish: Mavi Yolculuk) or Blue Tour (Turkish: Mavi Tur), refers to a delightful recreational voyage along the Turkish Riviera—the stunning southwestern coast of Turkey that borders both the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Let’s explore this enchanting experience:


2024 is a Peak Year for Northern Lights, and this Seabourn Cruise Delivered

Most North Americans have never seen the Northern Lights, but this is the year that could change for you. Scientists...

River or Ocean Cruises

Windstar Debuts New, Year-Round Ship for Tahiti – With Cultural Immersion

With more than 3 decades of experience sailing in the exotic waters of Tahiti, Windstar is doubling down on the...

Sea & Sand

New All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean Include Overwater Restaurant Made for Love

Just add love. Kindle or rekindle the flames of your relationship at two new, all-inclusive, adults-only, beach resorts this year....


The Bahamas "Launching" as the Next Destination for Space Tourism

We have lift off! It’s a “giant leap” for The Bahamas, which is joining the exclusive club of destinations appealing to...


VIDEO: Incredible! Helicopter Quest for Emperor Penguins on the Scenic Eclipse in Antarctica

The Scenic Eclipse ultra-luxury expedition ship is equipped with not one – but two, 6-seat helicopters – and they were...

All Inclusive

Essential Tips for Booking Your Next All-Inclusive Vacation

It's not too late to book your all-inclusive getaway this season. But all resorts are not created equal. Making the...

River or Ocean Cruises

Princess Cruises Brings Back the "Love Boat"

If you grew up on classic The Love Boat episodes on TV - or binge watched reruns more recently -...

Culture & History

Egypt Solar Eclipse Tour and Cruise 2027

Observe a total solar eclipse from Luxor, Egypt. You will see Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Aswan and Luxor. July 23- Aug 3, 2027. Luxor is located very close to the maximum time of this eclipse with over 6 minutes of totality and a complete lack of cloud cover. This tour includes high value hotels and 5 star cruise by Egyptian Standards at a value price.

All Inclusive

Solar Eclipse Travel

A Total Solar Eclipse will pass over the USA from Maine to Texas, and then over Mexico to sunny Mazatlán. Our group is headed to the all new Dreams Estrella del Mar all-inclusive resort April 5-10, 2024. Many are going to Texas, Arkansas Illinois, Indiana, New York and other cloudy places. It is calculus folks, maximize duration of the eclipse and minimize potential cloud cover. This tour is sold out. Look for photos in mid April.

River or Ocean Cruises

MSC Cruises Value on the High Seas

MSC Cruises has gained a foothold in the USA. MSC is now sailing from USA ports with Galveston coming in 2025. The Italian line is bringing European style cruising to the USA. We at Tropical Sails Corp has sailed will MSC over a half dozen times and have taken groups to sea. Sailing from New York, Miami, Port Canaveral and soon to be Galveston.


Save During Wave! All the Reasons to Book Your Next Cruise During 'Wave Season'

 It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and cold weather, cabin fever, and...


VIDEO: The Best Highlights of a Viking Great Lakes Expedition Cruise

 Zodiaks, kayaks and submarines, oh my! Expedition ships are opening up a whole new way of cruising and experiencing the world...


Journey into Authentic Mexico in its "Magical Towns"

Mexico is more than beaches. It’s also a country rich in folklore, traditions, culture, history, nature and cuisine. And some...


Where to Dive in to the Hottest - or Coldest! - New Wellness Trend

Have you resolved to travel more and to focus more on your health? You can do both by taking a...


Renowned Jeweler Tiffany Helping to Preserve Japan's Gold Leaf Art Techniques as a Cultural Treasure

Japanese arts and crafts are cherished souvenirs from a trip to Japan. And now, one of the country’s most treasured...


And the Top Tourism Attraction in Europe This Year Is...

Not the Eiffel Tower. Not Rome’s Colosseum. Or even Barcelona’s magnificent Sagrada Familia cathedral by Gaudi. The attraction voted Europe’s...

Sea & Sand

Four Seasons Opening A New Resort in Another Caribbean Destination

The newest Four Seasons resort will change the face of one of the Caribbean’s most popular islands.  Famous for affordable,...

Before your trip

Beach Vacation Tip: What You Need to Know About Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Most of us are pretty careful about sun exposure when we travel on beach vacations these days. It’s hats and...


Indoor Winter Chalets Let You Get Cozy at IHG Hotels & Resorts this Season

Winter chalet popups by celebrity tastemakers are making the coldest season warm and cheerful for travelers across North American hotels...

Local Events

VIDEO: The Best Christmas Markets on a Viking Rhine River Cruise

A Christmas market river cruise in Europe may be the very best way to capture the magic of the season....


12 Ways Fairmont Hotels are Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas and More

Take a break from planning Christmas festivities and shopping and treat yourself to Christmas cheer, Fairmont-style. Get into the spirit...

River or Ocean Cruises

This Cruise Line is Submerging Thousands of Bottles of Sparkling Wine in the Ocean

They’re calling them ‘Bubbles of the Sea.’ Celebrating with sparkling wine is a year-round event on many cruise lines. But...


Best Souvenirs from an Emerald Cruise on France's Rhone River

A river cruise on the Rhone allows you to indulge in French cuisine, culture, scenery and lifestyle – and you’re...

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