Travel to Syria Before The War: A Personal Reflection

dome and minaret at sunset

Although it’s a destination that is currently off the cards, what was it like to travel to Syria before the war? On our descent into Aleppo airport, the Syrian landscape was a mosaic of sparkling green mosque lights. Ibrahim, a proud Syrian Kurd and my companion on the journey from London via Beirut, was looking […]

Baltic Cruise on Celebrity Silhouette: Review, Port Guides & Essential Tips

exterior of cruise ship with single cabins

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