International Travel

If you're planning a trip to Brazil, make sure to apply for your tourist visa.

If you're planning a trip to Brazil, you will need to obtain a tourist visa. Although many countries only require a passport, Brazil is one of the places that requires a visa, even for short visits. Here's how you can get everything you need...
Lesbos

Just a week after cruise lines modified port calls in Turkey, three cruise lines have stopped calling on the Greek island of Lesbos. Lesbos, also sometimes called Mytilene which is the capital and port city, has been the destination of many of those trying to escape Syria and...
Cruises take you to the prettiest parts of the planet: these cruises are working to keep those places pretty.

Cruises have a bad reputation when it comes to the environment. The amount of waste alone is staggering: Sewage, drain water and garbage are all produced in mass quantities on cruise ships. In addition, cruise ships burn a lot of fuel, sending the byproducts...
Amber Cove

Amber Cove, the Dominican Republic's new cruise port is on track to receive Carnival's Carnival Victory on October 6. Located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, just outside of the city of Puerto Plata, the new port is being developed by Carnival Cruise Corporation and...
Scam artists know that travelers have a lot on their minds, and take advantage of this.

There's a lot to occupy your mind when you're on vacation. You're navigating an unfamiliar location, trying to stick to a schedule and, in the case of international travel, possibly dealing with an unfamiliar language. Unfortunately, this preoccupation makes you a prime target for...
New Zealand's 2015-2016 cruise season is expected to break passenger records.

Forecasts for New Zealand's 2015-2016 cruise season indicate that this season will break all of New Zealand's cruise records, setting a pattern of growth that will continue into 2017. Data released in Cruise New Zealand's economic impact summary report predict that the...
Shanghai International Cruise Terminal

While cruise ships sailing from U.S. ports were making adjustments due to tropical storm Erika, cruise ships in Asia were making adjustments for typhoon Goni. The Quantum of the Seas sailed on August 23 from Shanghai for a nine-day cruise. The original itinerary had the ship visiting three Japanese...