What to Do With One Day in Rhodes: maximize your time with a private tour

What to do with one day in Rhodes. Make the most of your one day in port by booking a private tour to include the acropolis at Lindos. See the island on your schedule.

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

Sundowners: Celebrate a Successful Trip with an Amazing Sunset

If you've ever experienced an African safari, you remember sundowners - the happy hour break taken wherever you happen to be when the sun begins to set. Your vehicle stops and your guide produces wine, beer, and the traditional gin and tonic. You soak in the scene - the peace and the beauty of sunset … Continue reading Sundowners: Celebrate a Successful Trip with an Amazing Sunset

One Day in Dubrovnik: how to make the best of your day in port

Dubrovnik has been on our destination list forever. I’d visited Dubrovnik as a child and remember well the imposing walls and red roofs of the old city. Dave had never been and it was primarily for this port that we chose to take the Windstar cruise – Italy and the Dalmatian Coast.  As our ship … Continue reading One Day in Dubrovnik: how to make the best of your day in port

3 days in Amsterdam: a guide for first time visitors

Amsterdam is a top travel destination. It has something for everyone - rich history, world class museums, and romantic canals. You could spend a month in the city and not see it all. Choosing what you do with just 3 days in Amsterdam, a short visit, is difficult. Read through our suggestions to put together … Continue reading 3 days in Amsterdam: a guide for first time visitors

Carry-On Packing List for a Netherlands Bike and Barge Tour

A cycling journey is a great way to really explore a country. Biking through the countryside, stopping at local coffee shops, and picnicking along the way, gives you the chance to experience a culture as a traveler instead of a tourist. A Netherlands bike tour is the perfect first European cycling tour, but packing light … Continue reading Carry-On Packing List for a Netherlands Bike and Barge Tour

Discover Istanbul on a Foodies Tour

Istanbul had been on our radar for a long time. We were fascinated with the history and culture of this cosmopolitan city. We lined up some great tours of the Istanbul landmarks, but wanted something unusual for our free evening  - something that would take us away from the tourist scene and show us a … Continue reading Discover Istanbul on a Foodies Tour