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7 Secret Treasures of Rome you Never Knew Existed

From the Pantheon to the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome is an irresistible magnet for Meditarranean cruise passengers. Landing at the cruise port of Civitavecchia, this treasure trove of classical wonders is just a short drive through the lush Italian countryside. And what a treasure trove it is. But throughout the city and surrounding […]

7 Amazing Reasons Greece Will Blow Your Mind

Oozing with culture, jam-packed with history and bursting with natural wonders, Greece is a paradise for cruise travelers from around the world. This is the motherland of proud Odysseus. A mecca of fertile vineyards and succulent olive groves. A sun-splashed oasis for laid-back beachgoers. More than anything, Greece is a magnet for adventurous spirits. No […]

Butchart Gardens: Beyond the Port in Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Inevitably, your Alaskan cruise ship will stop in at least one Canadian port. A popular locale is Victoria, British Columbia. Welcome to Victoria, British Columbia This capital city is actually located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, one of the largest islands in the Pacific. Located just over 60 miles […]

The Chief Johnson Totem Pole: Beyond the Port in Ketchikan, Alaska

Ketchikan, Alaska Known as Alaska’s “first city”, Ketchikan is the southernmost city in the state; therefore, it is often one of the first stops on a northbound or roundtrip Alaskan cruise. Besides being the closest Alaskan city to the United States mainland, Ketchikan is also one of the wettest locations in the country with an […]