The Ultimate Greek Islands & Adriatic Cruise Guide (on MSC Sinfonia)

Are you looking for an alternative to the bog-standard Mediterranean cruise? If so, why not take an Adriatic cruise from Venice to the Greek islands? The turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea separate the rugged coastline of the Balkan peninsula and eastern Italy. South of the Puglia region of Italy, the Adriatic Sea meets the […]

Should You Visit Santorini on a Cruise?

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Welcome to the poster child of Greece and the face that launched a thousand screen savers. Santorini, the southernmost island in the Cyclades, is one of the most photographed places on the planet. Santorini owes its striking appearance to a dramatic geological event. Once a much larger island, a huge volcanic eruption blew its top […]

Are Single Cabins Good Value in 2019? Cruising for Solo Travellers

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Historically, from a financial perspective, cruising has not been a great choice for solo travellers. The absence of single cabins, and single supplements approaching 100 per cent, have penalised those travelling alone. The problem is that it has not been in cruise lines’ interests to include single cabins. Traditionally, cruise operators have worked on a […]

Baltic Capitals Cruise (2019): Essential Tips & Review of Celebrity Silhouette

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Cruising the Baltic Sea to St Petersburg on Celebrity Silhouette is a premium traditional cruising experience. The destination-rich itinerary features ports of call representing a rich spectrum of cultures, history and traditions.

But how should you plan a Baltic capitals cruise? And what can you expect from a cruise to St Petersburg on Celebrity Silhouette?

To help you plan your own Baltic Sea cruise, here are some general tips and a comprehensive review of my experience on Celebrity Silhouette in May 2019