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

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 Islands2022-03-22T13:26:26-04:00

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 Porto2022-02-23T10:01:33-05:00

Andorra

Most North American tourists when planning a visit to Europe often forget about Andorra, a small country sandwiched in the Pyrenees between France and Spain. At only 180 square miles, perhaps these vacationers can be forgiven their oversight.

Andorra2022-01-24T13:30:17-05:00

Oktoberfest in Bavaria

This folk festival is extremely popular with millions attending each year from around the world. Despite its name Oktoberfest, most of the festival occurs in September.

Oktoberfest in Bavaria2021-12-22T15:27:03-05:00

The Lure of the Lorelei

Lorelei, as the distinctive rocky cliffside in the bend of the Rhine is now named, is a great tourist attraction. It is most often pointed out and the tale recounted on the many river cruises which sail the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Rhine River Gorge with its density...

The Lure of the Lorelei2021-11-22T21:37:27-05:00

Island of Skye

Heading to the Highlands, and visiting the island of Skye in the Inner Hebrides? Here's what to expect: The Isle of Skye is connected to the mainland of Scotland by a bridge named, of course, "Skye Bridge". Though it is the largest island ...

Island of Skye2021-09-28T18:13:38-04:00

Guadeloupe Islands | Caribbean

North of Dominica in the Lesser Antilles are some of the Caribbean’s better kept secrets – the islands of Gaudeloupe. Called Karukera by the original inhabitants meaning the” land of beautiful water”, it is currently an overseas region of France and has been ...

Guadeloupe Islands | Caribbean2021-11-15T18:17:30-05:00
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