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Navigating Those Ports To Get To Your Cruise

So we’ve booked our cruise, the bags are packed and we’ve the trip to the airport. What did we forget? Maybe we need to research how to get to our cruise ship? The easiest choice would be to book transfers to the ship with the cruise line, but it could be we’ll be missing out […]

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Mediterranean Cruise Itineraries

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 eastern […]

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The Acropolis Museum in Athens

Sitting at the base of the Acropolis in Athens and just two blocks from the Acropolis Metro station is the Acropolis Museum. The Acropolis Museum, one of the ten most important museums in the world, was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes. Discoveries date from the Greek […]

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Two Museums In Piraeus Greece

A Liberty Ship Museum Near Athens Greece I admit I have a special fondness for these WWII antiques having spent over two years at sea on one. So I was really surprised and pleased to find one set up as a museum in Piraeus harbor. During World War II American shipyards launched almost three thousand […]

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Mediterranean Itineraries

Considering A Mediterranean Cruise 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. Venice, Italy is […]

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Piraeus The Port of Athens, Greece

General –  Piraeus is the seaport serving the city of Athens. This city is a major metropolis in its own right and the commercial area southeast of the port and near the sea has a number of excellent restaurants and attractions. While most passengers visiting this port for the first time will head out toward Athens and […]