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 ...

2022-10-24T14:45:48-04:00October 24th, 2022|

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 ...

2022-08-10T12:43:49-04:00August 10th, 2022|

Málaga, Spain

Málaga is the capital city of the Spanish province of the same name. It lies in the Andalusian region of Spain on the southern coast bordering the Alboran Sea, which is part of the Mediterranean. It is about ...

2022-07-25T12:04:14-04:00July 25th, 2022|

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 ...

2022-06-22T14:21:54-04:00June 22nd, 2022|

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.

2022-04-12T13:42:12-04:00April 12th, 2022|

Relaxing Vacation Destination | Barbados

If you have a warm weather vacation in mind, Barbados should be near the top of your list if not at the very top. Like a few other islands in this southern vacation wonderland, it is the Caribbean with an English twist: sun, sand, and water sports whilst ...

2022-03-22T13:55:51-04:00March 22nd, 2022|
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