Going on a Sea Cruise: Santorini, Greece

After a fun-filled sea day enjoying the sun, activities, and food on Rhapsody of the Seas, Our next stop brings us to Santorini, Greece. Santorini is a Greek island on the Aegean Sea about 120 miles off Greece’s mainland. More »

Bellagio, Lombard Italy

Bellagio, Lombard is a province of Como. It is located on Lake Como, also known by its Latin-derived name Lario. More »

Going on a Sea Cruise: Dubrovnik

In part three, we visit Dubrovnik, Croatia. After leaving Venice, Italy, the first port of call for Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas is Dubrovnik, Croatia. Yes, the same Dubrovnik that Game of Thrones is filmed. More »

Florence, Italy: Rustic Beauty and Unmatched Cuisine

Florence; the mere mention of the city brings visions of Renaissance art and statues. David, Michelangelo\'s masterpiece is center stage. More »

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Carnival Victory Hurricane Dorian Cruise 2019 (Part 2)

Carnival Victory (soon to be Radiance)

Here is the second part of a 3 part series of my first Video Blog.  This is also my first time on a Carnival cruise ship, the Victory. Carnival is quite different from the many other cruises I’ve done on Royal Caribbean. In this video, we go to Key West and have key lime pie from what I think is the best place in the world to get it from.

Carnival Victory Hurricane Dorian Cruise 2019

I’ve been cruising for about fourteen years.  It has been a part of my travel and an integral part at that. Cruises allow one to visit many places during one trip without having to unpack and repack.  I have usually traveled on Royal Caribbean however, for this weekend cruise, I chose Carnival’s Victory ship.  Honestly, the reason for choosing it was simple- it was the only choice at the time.

Florence, Italy: Rustic Beauty and Unmatched Cuisine

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Florence; the mear mention of the city brings visions of Renaissance art and statues.  David, Michaelangelo’s masterpiece is center stage.  You may even envision walking across Ponte Vecchio and browsing the vast array of gold adornments in the high-end jewelry shops.   One should not miss however the rustic beauty around every corner.  Additionally, Florence has unmatched cuisine of any place I have visited.  So much so, I even took an Italian food cooking class where I learned to make a four-course authentic Italian meal.

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Rome Italy: A Walk through Trastevere

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Colosseum

Rome is one of the quintessential cities everyone should visit at least once.  It’s full of history, mystery, and the most delicious food and wine in the world.  At every turn, there is a ruin of historic nature to explore. However, while seeing the major points of interest, one shouldn’t overlook other interesting aspects of a city, the neighborhoods, and people.  For me, one of Rome’s best neighborhoods is Trastevere just across the Tiber River. Its name means “across the river” and refers to its location on the west bank of the Tiber or Tevere in Italian.