Cruise Port of Call M├ílaga, Spain

M├ílaga, Spain, is a popular cruise destination on the Costa del Sol on Mediterranean itineraries. Located east of Gibraltar┬áon the Alborin Sea the city M├ílaga has been inhabited since prehistoric times, as evidenced by the cave paintings of the Cueva de la Pileta (Cave of the Pool) and was established as a city by theContinue reading “Cruise Port of Call M├ílaga, Spain”

Rhodes Greece, A Port Of Call

Rhodes (Greek: ╬í¤î╬┤╬┐¤é, romanized: R├│dos [╦łro├░os]) is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece and is also the island group’s capital. The island was the site of the legendary Colossus of Rhodes, a statue of the Greek sun-god Helios, erected by Chares of Lindos in 280 BC. It was one of the Seven WondersContinue reading “Rhodes Greece, A Port Of Call”

Sampling Tapas in Palma de Mallorca

While Barcelona may be the gastronomic heart of the Spanish Mediterranean don’t overlook the Balearic Islands, and Palma de Majorca. Nowhere in Spain is tapas practiced with more imagination and flare. In 18th-century Spain tapas were served at guest quarters, taverns and bodegas, that provided meals for travelers. Since few people could read or write,Continue reading “Sampling Tapas in Palma de Mallorca”

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 isContinue reading “Mediterranean Itineraries”

Rome Cruise Port of Civitavecchia

. Rome’s Cruise Port is Civitavecchia which is one of the Mediterranean’s Two Major Cruise Departure Ports. If you are spending time in Rome ahead of a cruise or are flying in, the trip to┬áCivitavecchia requires some planning as it is not a short distanceGeneral The Cruise Port of Civitavecchia is a seaside city andContinue reading “Rome Cruise Port of Civitavecchia”