On June 3rd, the Silver Origin was added to ultra-luxury Silversea Cruise's fleet. This ship was purpose built to serve the 19 islands which make up the Galapagos Archipelago located about 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador. This elegant 100-guest ship will cruise the Galapagos year-round.
Send in your new or renewal passport application NOW!
The U.S. passport office stopped regular operations in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Since that time, the office continues to accept applications, and it will cash your check immediately, but it just gets added to the backlog of millions of passport applications sitting and waiting to be processed.
If you need a new or renewed passport in the next 6 - 8 months, send in your application immediately. Otherwise you'll be further behind the thousands of applications already backed up.
Blog author. Former travel editor for Compete Magazine, awarded top 25 travel writing blog 2018 & 2019..