Greece

The toughest thing about taking a stroll around old Corfu Town is actually getting in to town. The cruise terminal for the wonderfully historic Greek island is a fair distance from the city itself. It’s so spread out  that we need to take a bus from where  Oceania Cruises’ …

The brochures for Holland America’s shore excursion in Katakolon, Greece say it’s an opportunity to re-live what it was like to participate in the ancient Olympiade. Well not exactly re-live it, because the athletes then did their thing in the nude. I can imagine there were …

You’ve come here for a carefree week in the sun. But the newspaper headlines are five inches tall, there are long lineups at banks and store shelves are looking bare. And by the way, your hotel isn’t accepting credit cards and wants cash only. It’s …

Azamara Journey is a fascinating ship in the modern cruise world. Even when it’s got a full house there are only 694 passengers on board, so it’s considered a small ship.  But it and Azamara Club Cruises’ sister ship Azamara Quest are large enough to …

As passengers of Crystal Serenity boarded buses for tours in Dubrovnik, a group of eight guests got into a van for a unique experience. They had volunteered to help for the day at a Croatian retirement village in a 600-year old estate that has such …