Category: Ports

Kotor Fortress Hike

Kotor’s Old Town Walls and Fortress Hike Azamara Journey in Kotor Places of interest when calling on Kotor, Montenegro include many attractions like the Old Town Walls that cruise visitors can climb for a nominal fee. When we visited on Azamara Journey, Hotel Director Heike and Cruise Director Eric invited interested guests on a hike […]

Layover: Athens, Greece

In transit to Azamara Club Cruises Pre-cruise discovery of Athens, Greece. Discover what a cruise passenger can do in Athens, Greece before boarding Azamara. What can a cruise passenger do with limited time in Athens, Greece? We arrived at our final destination: Athens, Greece a day in advance before boarding Azamara Journey for a 10-day […]

Port Buzz: Maritime Museum of San Diego

Explore: San Diego’s waterfront museum. Since 1948, San Diego’s Maritime Museum has welcomed visitors to their expansive collection of well-preserved historic sea vessels. The museum’s artifacts are housed on the historic ships.  Cruise visitors calling on the Port of San Diego will have an easy walk from the dock to the museum. Just look for the […]

Greek Isles & Adriatic Voyage

Greek Isles Cruise via Azamara Journey June 23, 2016 – July 03, 2016. Gap Cruise: The new right of passage? Some high school graduates take a Gap year (or two) between graduation and the start of college, or after graduating from university. But in the case of my 18-year daughter Sophia we will be taking […]

Cruise Europe: Greek Isles and Adriatic Adventure

Destination Getaways: Greek Isles and Adriatic Adventure Summer is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to cruise Europe! Summer means a return of the ships to their warm-weather homes. There is no place like a European cruise vacation to serve as the launch pad to some amazing destination immersion. Experience all Europe has to offer […]

Port Buzz: Isle of Lewis

Ise of Lewis, Scotland Located in the Outer Hebrides, The Isle of Lewis is the largest island in the area. Cruise ships that call on the area (like Azamara Quest did when I called on the port town) will spend the day in the harbor while visitors explore the surrounding area. The day can be […]

Far East Cruising

Far Out – Far East A celebration of all things cruise travel related from the Far East. [rev_slider alias=”Far East”] First of all, the term Far East… Where did that moniker originate from? According to Wikipedia, the Far East is an alternate geographical term that refers to East Asia (includingNortheast Asia), the Russian Far East […]