Athens, Tips & Quick Facts

Chances are if you are cruising in the eastern Mediterranean you will either embark or debark in Piraeus, Greece, or visit there as a port of call on your itinerary. Piraeus is the port to Athens and ...

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts2022-05-25T10:32:18-04:00

3 Tiny Caribbean Islands

There are many small Caribbean islands to choose from for your relaxing beach vacation in the sun. Here we will visit three from the Lesser Antilles, smallest to largest – and all very different.

3 Tiny Caribbean Islands2022-04-12T13:56:59-04:00

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

Thinking of traveling to Italy on a vacation? You are not alone in wanting to visit this European country sandwiched between the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Most folks ...

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli2022-03-22T12:24:20-04:00

The Charm of Porto

Unless you are a cruiser, most travellers in North America would not be familiar with the second largest city in Portugal, the quaint town of Porto, or Oporto as most English speaking folks say, on the Portuguese coast.

The Charm of Porto2022-02-23T10:43:03-05:00

The Essence of Capri, Italy

Dropping by Naples on a cruise? Cruisers who disembark for the day passing through the Stazionne Marittima port terminal have a myriad of options: explore Naples, tour the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and Amalfi, visit the ruins of Pompeii, take a ferry to Capri,...

The Essence of Capri, Italy2021-11-23T13:19:27-05:00

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean

If you have never heard of the ABC Islands, they are Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the Caribbean Sea not far off the north coast of Venezuela. They have a connection to the Netherlands with Aruba and Curacao being constituent countries of the ...

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean2021-01-19T11:45:24-05:00

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

Lake Bled is one of the most beautiful areas in Europe. Situated in the northwestern part of Slovenia, the lake is not far from the city of Ljubljana so it is a great place to visit as a sole destination, as a day-trip or on a pre or post river cruise or Croatian cruise ...

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled2020-07-20T13:43:57-04:00

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

New Zealand is that country to the south east of Australia. Because both these countries are close together on the other side of the Pacific from the west coast of North America, they are often combined into one visit which is a shame. They are entirely different from ...

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand2020-07-20T13:33:48-04:00

Messina, Sicily Must See: Amazing Astronomical Clock

Messina, Italy is a charming city on the island of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. It is often a port of call on many cruise line itineraries. If you do not have a shore excursion planned (or even if you do) and just want to explore on foot or by horse-drawn carriage ...

Messina, Sicily Must See: Amazing Astronomical Clock2019-09-18T19:53:54-04:00

Martinique | What’s to See & Do

Martinique is a little bit of France in the Caribbean. The island, part of the Lesser Antilles, is a port of call for numerous popular cruise lines but can easily be a destination onto itself. There is so much to see and do! Here are a few tips if you plan to visit the “Isle of Flowers”.

Martinique | What’s to See & Do2019-08-22T20:08:27-04:00
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