Culinary Adventures in Tuscany

Tuscany often feels like a dream come true whether you have long wished to visit this region of Italy or happened upon it during a tour or cruise stop. This is a place that invites you in - to explore, to greet its peoples, to fall under the spell of its history and art, and ...

Culinary Adventures in Tuscany2023-12-28T11:51:32-05:00

The Fountains of Rome

Did you know Rome has more fountains than any other city in the world? There are over two thousand fountains scattered over the city, with fifty standing as major monuments and others varying in size and importance.

The Fountains of Rome2023-09-20T12:19:46-04:00

Pompeii: What You Should Know Before You Visit

A visit to Pompeii is a popular shore excursion for any cruise line that stops in Naples, Italy as it is not far distant from the port.* For background,  Pompeii was a Roman city that was decimated in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius ...

Pompeii: What You Should Know Before You Visit2023-07-24T09:59:28-04:00

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast

Visiting the region around Naples, Italy, either on a tour or by ocean cruise? Make the Amalfi Coast a must destination – even if just a day’s excursion to this exquisite coastal area of scattered seaside towns that stretch between Naples and Solerno ...

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast2023-05-15T15:02:13-04:00

Katakolon, Greece

Katakolon or Katalolo is a small port town located on the west coast of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. The town, which many still classify as a village, is situated in the municipality of Pyrgos, and is known for being a popular stop for cruise ships.

Katakolon, Greece2023-03-20T16:09:59-04:00

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
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