Nothing says 'bucket List' like a Mediterranean cruise vacation! Blue seas, balmy winds, and Instagram-worthy ports of call. But for first time cruisers in the Mediterranean, packing for a luxury cruise in Europe can be a challenge. What to wear on a Mediterranean cruise is very different from what you'd wear on a Caribbean cruise. … Continue reading Packing Smart for a Luxury Mediterranean Cruise in 2023 (free packing list)
Category: Cruising the Mediterranean
How to Plan a Perfect (relaxing!) European Vacation
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.
Explore a Quieter Venice Off the Beaten Track
How to visit, and enjoy, Venice away from the crowds. Suggestions for neighborhoods to explore to get a feel for the iconic city.
Best Things to Do in Barcelona in One Day … or longer!
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 Best Things to Do in Barcelona in One Day … or longer!
Best Excursions from Sorrento: Pompeii, Capri, Positano
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 do in Sorrento? Your cruise ship will offer many options for your day - but what … Continue reading Best Excursions from Sorrento: Pompeii, Capri, Positano