Category: Ferries

  • The pros and cons of checking bags versus carrying on

    The pros and cons of checking bags versus carrying on

    In between the excitement of booking a flight and the grueling reality of taking it, we have to decide what to do with our bags. This is no longer just a practical consideration, but a financial one – so much so that it might affect which flight you choose to begin with. The decision about…

  • The awesome unique things to do in Malta

    The awesome unique things to do in Malta

    The tiny island country of Malta has a lot of surprisingly cool activities and things to see. Like all port towns, the area around the cruise ships in Valletta might not seem all that impressive. But when you venture out, Malta has so much to do that it was impossible to fit into a week. From…

  • Visiting the Blue Lagoon in Malta

    Visiting the Blue Lagoon in Malta

    Though there are a lot of beautiful landscapes in Malta, none are quite as striking as the Blue Lagoon. Surrounded by cliffs, it’s a baby blue stretch of sea that is perfectly clear, allowing you to see the white sand and marine life at the bottom of the water. Getting to the Blue Lagoon You’ll…

  • A day in the Curonian Spit of Lithuania

    A day in the Curonian Spit of Lithuania

    One of the natural wonders of Lithuania is the Curonian Spit, a thin 60-mile long sand-dune spit that separates the Baltic Sea from the Curonian Lagoon. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is partially in Lithuanian territory and partially in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. From the Lithuania side, you can see plenty of dunes and take short…

  • 11-day Baltic road trip itinerary

    11-day Baltic road trip itinerary

    Though the Baltic countries kind of resent being grouped together, grouping them together on one vacation is a great idea and makes for a convenient road trip. Driving from Estonia to Latvia to Lithuania can be done comfortably in 11 days and allows you to see the highlights from each country. Recommended starting location: Tallinn,…

  • One day in Saaremaa, Estonia

    One day in Saaremaa, Estonia

    I was pretty bummed out to leave Tallinn, which I liked so much, but the Estonian island of Saaremaa ended up being even better. We spent nearly the entire day there and then one night, which is a good amount of time to see some of the coolest places on the island. Getting there There…