33 Best Places to Travel Alone in Europe: Solo Travel Guide

map showing the best places to travel alone in europe

Be inspired to plan your next solo trip with this list of the best places to visit in Europe as a solo traveller. Are you itching to take your first solo travel trip but are unsure where to go? Given that there are so many options and considerations, choosing your ideal solo travel destination can be a […]

Baltic Capitals Cruise on Celebrity Silhouette: Review, Port Guides & Essential Tips (2021 Update)

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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

One Day in Helsinki from a Cruise Ship: A Free Self-Guided Walking Tour

row of brightly coloured houses at start of helsinki self-guided walking tour

Helsinki, also known as the “Daughter of the Baltic”, occupies a peninsula and a fringe of several small islands. Surrounded on three sides by water, this natural seaport was founded by King Gustavus Vasa of Sweden (to which Finland belonged for many centuries) as a new trading post in southern Finland in 1550. The aim […]