Riviera

The abiding truth about Florence is that it’s a long journey inland from the cruise port of Livorno. That kept Firenze safe by being a day’s march inland for invaders, but let’s face it; the commercial port of Livorno isn’t the place you want to …

The narrow street reverberates with the sound of a hundred drums and a chorus of horns. A giant wooden horse charges through the crowd. Then three-story high figures of a king and the queen come into view, surrounded by tiny characters that seem to be …

I’m looking forward to spending 12 days getting an in-depth experience of Oceania Cruises’ newest ship Riviera. I had a preview of the new size and look of Oceania’s ships with a weekend on sister ship Marina when it was launched two years ago, but …