Hills,History & Hiking

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 ( except for Lewis and Harris) in the country, it is still only [...]

Hills,History & Hiking2016-12-30T15:40:43+00:00

A Magical Place in Ireland

Blarney Castle There are probably few people in the western world who have not heard of the Blarney Stone. It has been for years a tourist pilgrimage for visitors to Ireland. They come in the droves, from ordinary folks to everyday names in film, art and politics, to kiss the stone at Blarney Castle in [...]

A Magical Place in Ireland2016-12-30T15:40:43+00:00

Beautiful Historical Valletta

If you want to get away from big cities and take in some of the best views in the Mediterranean, your choice must be the historical city of Valletta in Malta. First of all, the population here is less than seven thousand making the city just a big town in disguise. Secondly, while all views [...]

Beautiful Historical Valletta2016-12-30T15:40:43+00:00

7 Reasons to Visit Historic Halifax

 On Your Next Canada-New England Cruise Halifax is a popular port of call on the Canada-New England cruise circuit, especially in the fall of the year. It is the largest city in Atlantic Canada and eastern home port to  Canada's navy. It has a long history as a military town settled by the British in the mid [...]

7 Reasons to Visit Historic Halifax2016-12-30T15:40:44+00:00

North American City with European Flair

Quebec City Quebec City from the St. Lawrence A very popular cruise itinerary is the Canada-New England one offered by many lines and it is especially popular with cruisers during the autumn months to see the changing foliage. Most of these itineraries either have Quebec City in Canada as a starting/end point or [...]

North American City with European Flair2016-12-30T15:40:44+00:00
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