How to plan a trip to Europe which is both exciting and relaxing. Combine city days with slow travel to make the most of your European travel and come home relaxed and refreshed.
How to visit, and enjoy, Venice away from the crowds. Suggestions for neighborhoods to explore to get a feel for the iconic city.
Barcelona rivals Paris in the beauty of its architecture and parks. We had visited years ago, but were jet-lagged and short of time, so didn't appreciate the city. When we booked a Windstar cruise out of Barcelona, we decided to add a few days to the trip to really get to know this enchanting city. … Continue reading Popular Barcelona Experiences for a One Day Visit… or longer!
The town of Sorrento is on most Mediterranean itineraries for a reason. No other place offers so much beauty, history, and recreation as this Italian port. For cruisers, there's a happy dilemma - what is the best thing to in Sorrento? Photo by Andy Holmes on Unsplash Pompeii (or Herculaneum)For first time visitors a tour … Continue reading Best Excursions from Sorrento: Pompeii, Capri, Positano
Nothing says 'bucket List' like a Mediterranean cruise vacation! Blue seas, balmy winds, and Instagram-worthy ports of call. But packing for a luxury cruise in Europe can be a challenge. European cruising is very different from cruising in an area like the Caribbean. You will have the occasional beach stop in the Mediterranean, but for … Continue reading Packing Smart for a Luxury European Cruise: tips for women over 50