Carol Patterson of Cruise Holidays of Burlington, ON joins Ken to review her recent cruise aboard aboard Holland America's Oosterdam in the Mediterranean. Carol and Ken discuss the twelve-day itinerary departing Venice, Italy and finishing in Barcelona Spain.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast Visiting the region around Naples, Italy, either on a tour or by ocean [...]
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.
While Valletta in Malta is a spectacular tourist destination and popular cruise port in the Mediterranean, do not hesitate to venture further inland in your exploration of this tiny island. One town you should not miss is the walled city of Mdina.
Morocco Travel Tips So, your Western Mediterranean cruise will be stopping in Morocco. How lucky you are! It is a stunningly beautiful country. [...]