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How to avoid the Norovirus!

How to avoid the Norovirus! No one likes to be sick, and to become sick while on vacation is especially awful!  Which brings us to the dread Norovirus, the bane of every happy cruise. So first off, what exactly IS the Norovirus?  Wikipedia defines the Norovirus as a genus of...

Our Travels – Barcelona to Marseille, France

Our Travels – Part 1 Barcelona to Marseille, France We have SO much to share about our Mediterranean cruise and tour of Spain, so we will break it up so you will not be overwhelmed.  Plus it will give us time to process the gazillion images we took : ). We were so excited...

Our Travels • Savona Italy

Our Travels • Savona Italy After a wonderful day in Marseille, France, we awakened to our next port of call -Savona, Italy. This is actually the Costa Serena’s home port. After a bit of research, it seemed that most of the touristy things to do were in Genoa. Costa offers a...

Our Travels • Naples, Italy

Our Travels • Naples, Italy Day three of our Mediterranean journey dawned beautiful and bright.  It was still chilly, somewhat to my disappointment, but the excitement of our next destination overrode any minor issues like a chill in the air.  Naples, Italy! The originator of...

Our Travels – Palermo, Italy

Our Travels – Palermo, Italy Our next port of call- Palermo, Sicily! Palermo is an ancient city with a very modern vibe. Since it’s founding in 734 BC by the Phoenicians, who named it Ziz (‘flower’), it’s passed through the hands of the Greeks, the...

Our Travels – Cagliari, Italy

Our Travels – Cagliari, Italy Our last port of call was Cagliari, Italy. Cagliari is an Italian municipality and the capital of the island of Sardinia. This was a surprise stop, since we were originally scheduled to visit Tunisia, in North Africa.  Tunisia was one of the...

Our Travels – Final Day (at Sea) on the Costa Serena

Our Travels – Final Day (at Sea) on the Costa Serena With 25 plus cruises to our record, we’ve developed a routine based on the 7 to 9 day Caribbean cruises that we’ve taken. There’s usually a day at sea at the beginning to explore the ship, detox from the...

Our Travels • Barcelona, Spain

Our Travels • Barcelona, Spain After our amazing cruise, we were excited to explore Barcelona. Barcelona is the capital city of Catalunya (an autonomous community of Spain) and the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid, the country’s capital. We took a taxi from the...

Ávila part Dos

Ávila part Dos After a good night’s rest, here’s our photo tour of day 2… Planning our route for the day’s exploration! Although we spent the night in Ávila, it makes a lovely day trip from Madrid. Palacio de los Velada has lovely old world charm… We...

The Walls of Ávila, Spain Part One

Ávila, Spain is one of the most well preserved walled medieval cities in Spain.  It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985. We arrived just after sunset into the beautiful walled city of Ávila.  Against the dusky blue of the clear sky, las Murallas, or the walls,...
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