Shari’s Blog 2017-06-16T17:03:20+00:00

Travels with a Ginger

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts

November 20th, 2018|Categories: DESTINATIONS, MEDITERRANEAN|

Chances are if you are cruising in the eastern Mediterranean you will either embark or debark in Piraeus, Greece, or visit there as a port of call on your itinerary. Piraeus is the port to Athens and though there are sights to see and many museums in this place, Athens is where you want to go.

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10 Facts: Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: ATTRACTIONS, EUROPE|

Ten facts about the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo you may not have known: The first tattoo took place in 1950. A performance has never been cancelled in all this time since, over sixty-five years.

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Lofoten Islands

September 10th, 2018|Categories: DESTINATIONS, EUROPE|

You might be forgiven if you have never heard of this archipelago of six larger islands, and many more smaller ones, in Norway. It’s not on the usual cruise lists of ports of call, ...

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Romantic Santorini

August 16th, 2018|Categories: DESTINATIONS, MEDITERRANEAN|

Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment. It is the perfect place to ...

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Ships Within Ships

July 25th, 2018|Categories: OCEAN CRUISING|

Many loyal followers of cruise lines have the opportunity these days of “stepping up” to luxury but still cruising on their favorite ships with the concept of an exclusive area or "ship within a ship". Cruisers are familiar with the difference ...

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Travel and Social Media

June 12th, 2018|Categories: ADVICE|

Social media: you either love it to the point of being addicted to your devices or deplore what it has done to face-to-face socializing. Either way, it is having a huge impact on our daily lives, and on our special moments.

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