I am a hiker. But at home, no one uses a machete to blaze the trail prior to walking on it as Souza, our Amazon guide, did, creating a path in the overgrown rainforest step by step. Slicing, swatting, swooping, chopping, no branch, bush, vine or twig was safe. The hike was one of four daily activities during our 8-day adventure exploring Amazonia.
Last month, over 100 passengers were denied boarding a Carnival cruise ship to South America for not having Brazilian visas. Sadly, many watched their hard-earned vacation dollars sail off without them. Why and how did this happen? Read about a disturbing cruise travel trend that all boils down to inexperience and ignorance.
When you cruise abroad, you might be surprised to discover immunization requirements that are confusing and little-known. Read about one cruising couple’s odyssey in dealing with the myriad of requirements for yellow fever immunizations.