Information on popular cruise itineraries in Asia, from Singapore to Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and more. Best ports, popular city destinations and what to look for. For more information on Asian destinations visit these articles: A Day In Hong Kong Da Nang, Vietnam Port Visit Bangkok Ho Chi Minh City The Port Of SingaporeContinue reading “Asia Cruise Itineraries”
An oasis amidst skyscrapers in the middle of Hong Kong the Nan Lian Gardens features winding paths, waterfalls and koi ponds for an escape from the frantic streets in Hong Kong.
Everybody catches the flu. It’s just one of those facts of life and mostly it is an inconvenience. Maybe you lose a few days of work or school and you recover, unless you are part of a vulnerable group – underlying illness, immune compromised or elderly. Society works hard at reducing the spread of influenzaContinue reading “Final Report On The Diamond Princess”
Part I – Cruising and the Risk of Contagion We are huge fans of cruising but, occasionally, there is an area that causes concern: That’s illness and contagion onboard a ship. Until now, the biggest medical threat to a cruise ship has been the norovirus. It is extremely contagious, causes major stomach distress and hasContinue reading “7 Things To Keep You Healthy While Traveling Introduction”
Modern, historic and fascinating port of call Đà Nẵng is the the fastest growing most progressive city in Vietnam. Surrounded by historic towns and great beaches.
There are hundreds of hotels in Singapore and they come in all price ranges. Our recommendation is the Hotel Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy. Great location, reasonably priced with free wifi, rooftop pool, a number of restaurants and an attentive staff.
A Short Story Spending a few days in Vietnam on two occasions recently, we spent time shopping on Dong Khoi Street in Saigon. (Officially, it’s Ho Chi Minh City, but even the residents still call it Saigon.) Vietnam is bargain hunter heaven, featuring a great exchange rate with the U.S. Dollar which are accepted virtuallyContinue reading “A Vietnam Adventure, An Afternoon Shopping On Dong Khoi Street”
Modern, amazing, friendly – Singapore features restaurants by some of the worlds best chefs, incredible entertainment, spectacular gardens and great shopping. This city blends a number of cultures into a unique culture all its own. Download, save or print our Singapore maps
What to expect on a cruise stop in Vietnam to visit Ho Chi Minh City. Where you dock, how to get around, money and attractions to see. When your cruise ship visits the port of Ho Chi Minh City see where you dock, transportation options, local money and attractions. Part of The Intentional Travelers cruiseContinue reading “Port of Ho Chi Minh City”
If you’re visiting Hong Kong for a few days or visiting on a cruise don’t hesitate to take advantage of this cities fantastic metro system. It’s clean, easy to understand and most signage includes English. The people are also friendly and eager to offer assistance. Hong Kong is an incredible city with a great metroContinue reading “Hong Kong Map”