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 ...
One visits many memorable cities whilst on a Rhine River cruise, but a personal favorite is Strasbourg in France. Its name does not sound French but like many border cities, it has a very ‘To and Fro" past. A guide on a boat tour of the city remarked that...
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 ...
Trieste is an important seaport in the Gulf of Trieste at the head of the Adriatic. It is the capital of the Friuli Venezia Guilia region of Italy bordering on Slovenia and Croatia.
Visiting the region around Naples, Italy, either on a tour or by ocean cruise? Make the Amalfi Coast a must destination – even if just a day’s excursion to this exquisite coastal area of scattered seaside towns that stretch between Naples and Salerno on the arm of the Sorrento peninsula.
This folk festival is extremely popular with millions attending each year from around the world. Despite its name, Oktoberfest, most of the festival occurs in September.
Shari provides great advice on the what to expect and when you should start think about booking a river cruise. This is a must-see video for anyone contemplating a river cruise vacation.
Situated in the area of parklands known as the the Domaine de Trianon (Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon with gardens), the Queen’s Hameau (Village) is associated with Marie-Antoinette.
Are you a fan of smaller ships but these days even those options seem more impersonal than you’d like? Or perhaps you seek a family get together and adventure without the stress? Luxury hotel barge cruising may be the answer.
The Tower of London is a definite “must see” on any visit to London, providing a colorful journey into the centuries of history all contained within its immense walls. It is a popular attraction, so don’t be surprised at the length of the queue to enter through its gates.