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10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain

When one travels, a good night’s rest before a day of sightseeing is paramount – unless of course, you travel with the object of a disturbed night as your ultimate goal. The paranormal has always intrigued the public...

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain2020-10-15T18:42:53+00:00

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 though there ...

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts2020-09-16T19:12:39+00:00

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

Note the rooftop symbols. (Image: Pixabay) Puglia, Italy –  Home of the Trulli Thinking of traveling to Italy on a vacation? You are not alone in wanting to visit this European country sandwiched between the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Most folks opt to see Rome, Florence, Tuscany and the Italian [...]

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli2020-08-20T19:16:38+00:00

Costa Rica | The Rich Coast

Let’s visit Costa Rica that small Central American country sandwiched between Nicaragua on the north and Panama on the south and the two bodies of water: the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Do not be fooled into lumping this tourist destination into the same category ...

Costa Rica | The Rich Coast2020-07-28T15:23:47+00:00

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

Lake Bled is one of the most beautiful areas in Europe. Situated in the northwestern part of Slovenia, the lake is not far from the city of Ljubljana so it is a great place to visit as a sole destination, as a day-trip or on a pre or post river cruise ...

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled2020-06-17T20:02:40+00:00

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean

If you have never heard of the ABC Islands, they are Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the Caribbean Sea not far off the north coast of Venezuela. They have a connection to the Netherlands with Aruba and...

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean2020-05-27T15:54:49+00:00

Three Romantic Castles

What can be more romantic than a castle? They are found most often in the fairy tales of our youth and the legends of long-ago-and-far-away expanded upon in books and on screen. Everyone has their favorite...

Three Romantic Castles2020-04-20T18:55:01+00:00

Small Ship Cruising

In these days of “bigger is better”, many discriminating cruisers are opting for small ship cruising instead. Before we get into the reasons why, perhaps we should define what is commonly referred to as “small ship”. The term can vary depending on who is defining it ...

Small Ship Cruising2020-03-16T18:55:48+00:00

The Essence of Capri, Italy

Dropping by Naples on a cruise? Cruisers who disembark for the day passing through the Stazionne Marittima port terminal have a myriad of options: explore Naples, tour the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and Amalfi, visit the ruins of Pompeii, take a ferry to Capri, or some combination thereof if there is time ashore. What ever you chose, make sure you include Capri.

The Essence of Capri, Italy2020-02-18T20:47:24+00:00

Say Yes to Martinique

Martinique is a little bit of France in the Caribbean. The island, part of the Lesser Antilles, is a port of call for numerous popular cruise lines but can easily be a destination onto itself. There is so much to see and do! Here are a few tips...

Say Yes to Martinique2020-01-21T18:54:40+00:00
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