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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 …

A lot’s been written about the Royal Princess since it made its debut in Europe with a christening by Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. It’s certainly the largest and most impressive new cruise ship of the year. I sailed a few weeks later on …

The breathtaking beauty of Venice is both a blessing and its curse. No other place on Earth  has matched the feat of keeping its shape since the high Renaissance. It’s evaded not only urban renewal and the invasion of modern architecture but the global bane …

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