Where inspired wanderlust creates marvelous adventures

From exotic road trips through the Asian countryside to transpacific cruises traversing the South Pacific islands, Ellie’s Travel Tips provides guidance on how to explore every inch of this world. Whether traveling in a large group or enjoying some time away from civilization, keep your eyes peeled as your dream vacation starts here!

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Cruise Tips

The Best Adults Only Cruises in 2024: Expert Tips & Tricks!

Embark on a journey through the exclusive world of adults-only cruises, where tranquility meets luxury and every detail caters to a mature audience seeking a serene escape.  From intimate settings to sophisticated experiences, we’ll unveil the unique features that set these cruises apart, offering a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and refined entertainment.  table of…

Take your adventure to the next level

Whether that means booking a train instead of a plane or flying down to Miami for a fun 3-day solo cruise, we are here to help you take your next vacation up a notch while helping you save a penny or two!

Oh hi there! I’m Ellie!

I have been churning away writing articles for y’all so feel free to let me know your thoughts! I am a huge daydreamer and when I am not working, I am planning up my next big adventure around the world. While I tend to lean towards cruising, I don’t shy away from a good road trip or exotic destination. In fact, one of my top vacations EVER was visiting Patagonia down in South America.

I have been traveling for 24 years… and counting… and while others may have more experience than me, I doubt there are many that have more wanderlust! My favorite hobby for a good portion of my life has been planning out trips for my family and friends to enjoy, even though 99% of them never see the light of day. And that’s why this blog exists! Take this site as a continuous journey of Ellie’s dream vacations.

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Cruise Tips

Port and Starboard: Everything You Need to Know & More!

Navigating the vast expanse of the seas requires more than just skill; it demands a rich language that’s evolved over millennia. Among the most enduring and iconic terms in maritime parlance are “port” and “starboard.” Rooted deeply in seafaring tradition, these terms are not mere directions but symbols of a legacy. table of contents Basics of…

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Cruise Tips

The Best Swinger Cruises: Top 10 Cruise Lines & Expert Tips!

Welcome aboard the world of swinger cruises, where adventure, sensuality, and the open seas converge! Gone are the days when cruising was just about buffet dinners and city tours. Today, swinger cruises offer a bold twist, serving as the perfect escape for like-minded individuals and couples to connect, explore, and let loose. Let’s set sail on…