Anyone for Afternoon Tea?

Have you enjoyed a traditional British tea in your travels? If not, you are missing out on a delightful custom. You don’t have to visit the British Isles to partake of this meal as many hotels, restaurants and cruise lines offer their version...

Anyone for Afternoon Tea?2023-01-23T15:50:04-05:00

Guernsey | White Houses, Witches, and the War

If you have ever read the novel, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Anne Schaffer and Annie Barrows, you will be intrigued by both this delightful book and by the thought of visiting its setting, Guernsey.

Guernsey | White Houses, Witches, and the War2022-12-21T13:41:11-05:00

North American City with European Flair | Quebec City

A very popular travel itinerary is the Canada-New England cruise, one that is offered by many cruise lines. It is especially popular during the autumn months when one sees the changing foliage to shades of yellow, gold, and red. Most of these itineraries ...

North American City with European Flair | Quebec City2022-11-22T16:09:08-05:00

Madeira

Madeira is an archipelago situated in the Atlantic Ocean about 500 kilometers from the closest land, in this case the continent of Africa.

Madeira2022-10-24T13:35:33-04:00

Southampton, UK

You are booked on a cruise that begins or ends in Southampton, England. This is a busy port city of a million plus inhabitants. It is situated on the south coast of England in the county of Hampshire. Let’s look at ...

Southampton, UK2022-08-17T10:15:35-04:00

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 Visit2022-08-10T13:05:57-04:00

Sint Maarten or Saint Martin: Which Will It Be?

In the Caribbean there is a smaller island that presents two faces to the world. Such diversity in one stop may be one of the reasons this destination is so popular ... It is the island of Sint Maarten and Saint Martin!

Sint Maarten or Saint Martin: Which Will It Be?2022-07-25T12:54:59-04:00

Trieste | Little Vienna On The Sea

Trieste is an important seaport in the Gulf of Trieste at the head of the Adriatic. It is the capital of the Friuli Venezia Guilia region of Italy bordering on Slovenia and Croatia.

Trieste | Little Vienna On The Sea2022-06-22T13:30:43-04:00

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 Facts2022-05-25T10:12:12-04:00

Grenada in the Caribbean | 12 Interesting Facts

There are many, many island getaways in the world and everyone has their favourites. Grenada in the Caribbean is often one of these favoured vacation spots. The name refers to both the country, ...

Grenada in the Caribbean | 12 Interesting Facts2022-04-13T10:20:43-04:00
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