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

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
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