Tag Archives: Cruising

Top Things to Do in Dubrovnik Croatia

On the southernmost coast of Croatia, bordering Montenegro, lies Dubrovnik – “The Pearl of the Adriatic” according to Lord Byron. This 7th century walled city, once ruled by Serbs and Slovenes, formerly Yugoslavia, is rich with history within the medieval fortress of Stari Grad. Dubrovnik is an ideal luxury vacation destination best reached by boat, cruise ship or private yacht. …

Cruising Norway’s Fjords

Norways’ fjords are the stuff of legends, with steep mountains diving deep in to crystal-clear glacial blue and green waters, waterfalls plummeting from snowcapped summits even in summer, when days are almost eternal – 23 hours of light. The best way to explore Norway’s fjords is by water – there are frequent ferries, both high speed and more leisure passages …

Cruising aboard MSC Divina

Never heard of MSC? This luxury cruise line is owned by Italy’s Aponte family who in 1970 launched the Mediterranean Shipping Company, the 2nd largest container carrier in the world. The famous shipping family then dove into passenger cruising in 1988/ Legend has it the Aponte daughter didn’t find transporting boxes glamorous enough and wanted a cruise ship line. MSC …