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, UK2022-08-10T17:17:51+00:00

The Lofoten Islands

You might be forgiven if you have never heard of this archipelago of six larger islands, and many more smaller ones, in Norway. It’s not on the usual cruise lists of ports of call, or in the glossy brochures ...

The Lofoten Islands2022-06-22T19:27:31+00:00

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 Visit2022-05-24T18:40:03+00:00

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 Sea2022-04-12T17:06:33+00:00

10 Fun Things To Do In Edinburgh

Did you know that Edinburgh is the most popular city to visit in Britain after London? Located in eastern Scotland on the Firth of Forth, it is the Scottish capital, center of finance, education and law in the north, as well as a major tourist draw.

10 Fun Things To Do In Edinburgh2022-03-21T21:08:08+00:00

Andorra, Small But Mighty

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.

Andorra, Small But Mighty2022-01-24T18:13:50+00:00

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 Bavaria2021-12-22T15:14:22+00:00

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 ...

The Lure of the Lorelei2021-11-22T21:02:44+00:00

When In Rome …

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience when in Rome. You will, in all probability, wish to see the usual tourist favorites: the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican and the Colosseum. This article features fourteen little tips ...

When In Rome …2021-10-25T15:40:56+00:00

Ireland | Leprechauns & Lamb Stew

Ireland -a land known for leprechauns, the Irish lilt, and less than perfect weather. So why do travelers flock to its shores? Some come in search of their ancestors, some for the music and culture, some for the scenery, and ...

Ireland | Leprechauns & Lamb Stew2021-09-28T18:49:17+00:00
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