Cruise to Canada and Pour on the Maple Syrup

Cruise to Canada and Pour on the Maple Syrup

Amber Ambrosia With winter’s ebb and spring’s impending warmth, stately old maple trees begin their annual ritual. All across eastern Canada, when … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 8:  Ponta Delgado, Azores

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 8: Ponta Delgado, Azores

After six rather calm sea days crossing the Atlantic aboard Holland America’s Koningsdam, Ponta Delgada was a welcome change. The Azores are a … View Post
How to Navigate Between Venice Cruise Port, Train Station and More

How to Navigate Between Venice Cruise Port, Train Station and More

There’s not much more to say about this iconic view in Venice.  Simply amazing. Getting around between the Venice cruise port, Santa Lucia … View Post
Monte Carlo, Monaco – the Glamorous Cruise Port on the Med

Monte Carlo, Monaco – the Glamorous Cruise Port on the Med

Good morning, Monte Carlo, Monaco! The tiny territory of Monaco, first ruled by the House of Grimaldi in 1297, continues to be a mecca for&… View Post
Eight Hours in Bratislava on a Danube River Cruise

Eight Hours in Bratislava on a Danube River Cruise

Located between elegant Budapest and Imperial Vienna, Bratislava beckons the curious traveler. Bratislava, Slovakia seems to be included on just about every Danube River … View Post
8 Hours in Florence Italy on a Mediterranean Cruise

8 Hours in Florence Italy on a Mediterranean Cruise

Four not-to-miss places to see with only one day in Florence. Every moment on a Mediterranean cruise is incredibly special.  The west coast of … View Post
Things to Do in Valletta, Malta on a Western Mediterranean Cruise

Things to Do in Valletta, Malta on a Western Mediterranean Cruise

Best things to do in Valletta Valletta, the capital of the small independent island of Malta, is one of three islands in the Maltese … View Post
Charleston Gets New and Larger Year-Round Ship

Charleston Gets New and Larger Year-Round Ship

Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston in May 2019 when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine moves to Charleston for year-round  four- … View Post
Cozumel Chef Food Tour Features Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Cozumel Chef Food Tour Features Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Cozumel Chef takes guests beyond the tourist restaurants. Those who know me understand my penchant for culinary adventures.  This was the case when, after … View Post
Cruise Maven News: Valletta, Malta Wins Third Place in Western Med Cruise Ports

Cruise Maven News: Valletta, Malta Wins Third Place in Western Med Cruise Ports

  A UNESCO-protected port, Valletta, Malta won third place on the Top-Rated Western Mediterranean Cruise Destinations in Cruise Critic’s 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. … View Post
6 More Misunderstood Facts About Travel in Italy

6 More Misunderstood Facts About Travel in Italy

Be aware of these long-time myths before your travel in Italy. In the land of amore, pizza, art and architecture, travel in Italy doesn’… View Post

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