Getting Around Prague

Prague is a fascinating city with a number of historic districts. The most convenient and cost-effective way to get around Prague is to use public transportation either by metro, tram, and bus. The city has an extensive network of public transportation that covers all the major tourist destinations and neighborhoods. The metro system consists ofContinue reading “Getting Around Prague”

A Walking Tour Of Lisbon

Looking for a great way to tour Lisbon for free? Consider a walking tour of Lisbon. This popular free tour takes a journey through the most iconic spots in the Portuguese capital, immersing you in the past and the present of the city. You can book right up to the start time, as long asContinue reading “A Walking Tour Of Lisbon”

Destination Scandinavia & N. Atlantic

Amazing Scandinavia and the North Atlantic have much to offer in the way of cruise ports of call. Visit Amsterdam’s Keukenhof tulip show, explore Icelands waterfalls and Reykjavik and stroll through picturesque Copenhagen. Find an itinerary to explore Scandinavia… SEARCH THIS WEBSITE HERE

The Port Of Lerwick, Shetland Islands

Located in the North Sea one hundred fifty miles north of Scotland is the Shetland Islands. The largest island is Shetland Mainland with three additional smaller islands named Yell, Unst and Fetlair. Lerwick, the major town in the archipelago, is located on the east coast of Shetland Mainland. Most of Lerwick’s buildings are made ofContinue reading “The Port Of Lerwick, Shetland Islands”

Destination The Mediterranean

Summer is cruising season in the Mediterranean and the major cruise lines are well established in the market and offer a wide variety of itineraries. There are a number of similarities in most itineraries with the two main embarkation ports being Barcelona and the port for Rome, Civitavecchia. A majority of cruises in the easternContinue reading “Destination The Mediterranean”

Port of Call Cobh, Ireland

City Character – Cobh is a picturesque city centered on its waterfront. It features a beautiful Cathedral, nice shops, restaurants and pubs and The Titanic Museum. The connection to the Titanic is based on Cobh being the last port before the ship’s fateful Atlantic crossing. Cobh, Ireland was originally known as Queenstown. It was renamedContinue reading “Port of Call Cobh, Ireland”

A Stork Nest In A Village In Croatia

This is a common sight throughout Europe in late spring and early summer when these storks migrate up from Africa. The white stork (Ciconia ciconia) is unique among Europe’s other large birds, by being closely connected with human habitation. They build their nests mainly on roofs and chimneys and in much of Europe these elegantContinue reading “A Stork Nest In A Village In Croatia”

Český Krumlov, The Czech Republic

In South Bohemia in the Czech Republic, is a small town featuring a castle on a hill, a small river flowing right through its middle and quant streets with picturesque pastel buildings. It is often referred to as Europe’s most beautiful town. Welcome to Český Krumlov four hours south of Prague, it’s bisected by theContinue reading “Český Krumlov, The Czech Republic”

Port Call Copenhagen, Denmark

The city’s historic centre is remarkable with culture, great restaurants, attractions and fun things to do. To enjoy Copenhagen consider visiting Tivoli Gardens, exploring Nyhavn, checking out the Little Mermaid statue, visit Christiansborg Palace, and take a canal tour. The heart of this city is Copenhagen Central Station, bordering the trendy Vesterbro. It is aContinue reading “Port Call Copenhagen, Denmark”

Visiting Štúrovo, Slovakia From Budapest

A Day Trip To Štúrovo and Esztergom By Train From Budapest Maybe it was wanting to see some of the countryside or maybe it was adding another pin to our map but on a beautiful Saturday morning we set off from Budapest to visit Štúrovo, Slovakia. Štúrovo is a town situated on the River Danube.Continue reading “Visiting Štúrovo, Slovakia From Budapest”