Posts Tagged ‘Excursion’

Pompeii / Sorrento / Capri Cruise Excursion – Travel and Photography Blog

Tweet While cruising the beautiful Mediterranean, one of the excursions into Italy is through the port of Naples.  This was definitely a full day’s worth of activity and entailed ten hours visiting historic Pompeii, spending some time exploring Sorrento including lunch and a hydrofoil ride to see the beautiful island of Capri. After arriving in […]

Time in Scotland – Travel and Photography Blog

Tweet I recently had my first opportunity to visit Scotland while on a British Isles cruise.  This is definitely a very scenic country with its rugged countryside, great cities, beautiful lochs and many castles to explore.  We entered Scotland through three ports, allowing us to venture in to tour from the west, north and east […]

Niagara-on-the-Lake – Travel and Photography Blog

Tweet The very charming town of Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario is found just over the Niagara River from Youngstown New York and is just down stream approximately 20 kilometers from Niagara Falls where the river runs into Lake Ontario.  While the name of the town varied throughout its history, the current name was not officially granted […]

Cruise Shore Excursions – Northern Ireland Giant’s Causeway

Tweet Cruising around the British Isles makes for a great vacation and one of the excellent excursions available is through the capital of Northern Ireland, the port city Belfast. The famous Titanic was built in the city of Belfast, back when it had one of the major shipbuilding yards in the world.  Today you can […]

Cruise Shore Excursions – Mykonos

Tweet One of the many shore excursions available while cruising the Mediterranean is the Greek island of Mykonos.  This beautiful and breezy island that receives very little rainfall, makes for a great relaxing excursion.  As you approach Mykonos on your ship, you get a great view of the whitewashed homes and buildings standing out against […]

To cruise or not to cruise?

Tweet While I find cruising a great way to travel and see many destinations in a short period of time, many are not fans.  I hear it all the time, “cruising is for old people” or “I just want to relax on the beach”.  While it is true that it can be a great trip […]