When it comes to ports to visit, there are ports and then there are ports! When it comes to cities, there are cities and there is New York! When you first lay your eyes on the Big Apple from the deck of a cruise ship, there are pretty much no words to describe the feeling of awe.
Places to visit in Florence on a Mediterranean Cruise - Part 2 - BlogCatalog
The best thing about the shore excursion trip from Livorno to Tuscany is the insight you will get from the tour guide. As it was our first time visiting I didn't want the hassle of fumbling around with a map, figuring out how to ask for the trains station or remembering to drive on the wrong side of the road.
I hate to use the term but, Norwegian Cruise Lines are so "on-trend" at the moment. And it's not hard to see why with their offerings and itineraries. The Baltic sea is surrounded by numerous historic cities. Dating back to the medieval traders of the Hanseatic ports, the Baltic has the cities of Stockholm, Oslo...
Places to Visit in Florence on a Mediterranean Cruise - Part 1 - BlogCatalog
All Mediterranean cruises are different. I particularly love the western coast of Italy with it's sheer mountainous hillsides, peering out over the sparkling waters of the mediterranean. The white painted houses dotted on the landscape with their terracotta rooftops. It's picture postcard perfect. Our journey from the ship was via luxury coach.