The Christmas period may have come to an end and with January now upon us, we know what next year will bring. As the colder months continue to grow increasingly bitter, there is no better time to start thinking about a vacation to more sunny climates. If you are not sure about where exactly you want to go, a cruise vacation may be the perfect choice. A cruise is ideal for exploring various destinations in a short period and really take advantage of all that the Mediterranean has to offer.