Entries by Maria Mastrocola

New UNESCO list includes four sites on Vantage’s Adriatic Cruises

When the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) wrapped up its annual World Heritage Committee meeting in July, one of the newly named World Heritage Sites, “Venetian Works of Defense between 16th and 17th centuries: Stato da Terra — western Stato da Mar” — encompassed four ports of call on Vantage’s Croatia & […]

Shop ’til you drop with Vantage

You’ll undoubtedly make memories on any Vantage trip. But how about something tangible you can bring home, or share with friends? Our shopping opportunities with trusted local vendors bring you the most authentic local crafts—many of which are handmade—at the best value. Just check out the Tours & Shopping links on all of our trip’s […]

Where power meets beauty: Explore the world’s most incredible waterfalls

There is something about waterfalls that enthralls us. For some, it’s the sheer power that inspires awe, while for others a cascade’s graceful arc and mist-shrouded descent is what makes it so mesmerizing. Whatever the reason, these natural marvels are often a highlight of an adventure with Vantage. Here’s a sampling of the waterfalls you […]

Miami — closer to Cuba than ever

Product curator Ignacio “Nacho” Eiras shares why you shouldn’t miss out on our new trip extension. What’s the most intriguing city in the United States? My vote goes to Miami. For the past few months, I’ve been shuttling between Miami and Cuba, putting final touches on Vantage’s Cuba adventures for 2018. It’s given me time […]

Happy Birthday, Canada!
Celebrate 150 years with our neighbor to the north

With 2017 marking Canada’s 150th anniversary, Vantage insiders took the opportunity to compile our favorite reasons to visit our neighbor to the north. From breathtaking vistas to spirited cities to culture gems, one thing’s for sure when it comes to Canada: You’re in for the adventure of a lifetime! Nature It’s virtually impossible to picture […]

Couple celebrates their 10th anniversary by traveling with their daughter’s company

Milestones deserve to be celebrated as such. With their 10th anniversary right around the corner, my parents decided to commemorate the occasion with something more exciting than a fancy dinner or a sparkly gift, and as a copywriter for Vantage, I suggested they take a trip. After all, what better way to toast ten years […]

Cuba is still within your reach with Vantage Adventures

As you may have heard, there were recent changes in U.S. policy towards Cuba — including the prohibition of individual travel. Don’t fret, though — you can still visit with Vantage Adventures! Vantage has been taking travelers to Cuba since 2006, and as a licensed operator, we continue to provide fun, insightful, and adventurous journeys […]