Katakolon, Greece

Katakolon or Katalolo is a small port town located on the west coast of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. The town, which many still classify as a village, is situated in the municipality of Pyrgos, and is known for being a popular stop for cruise ships.

2023-05-15T16:21:53-04:00May 15th, 2023|

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|

Romantic Santorini

Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment.

2022-02-23T08:45:39-05:00February 23rd, 2022|

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 ...

2021-10-25T11:23:53-04:00October 25th, 2021|

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 ...

2020-09-16T14:50:39-04:00September 16th, 2020|

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 Riviera or perhaps the Amalfi coast.

2020-08-20T14:45:48-04:00August 20th, 2020|

The Essence of Capri

Capri encapsulates some of the best of the Mediterranean. Rugged, with grey cliffs rising almost perpendicular from the dark sea, yet the island is ablaze with color and life; its beauty dazzles the senses.

2019-05-27T18:58:56-04:00May 15th, 2019|
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