24 Hours in Rome

Due to doing a cruise that was sailing from Civitavecchia we decided that we would spend a night at the beginning as well as at the end in Rome. We chose to stay at the Hilton Hotel at Rome Airport. Once we arrived in Rome we spent a couple of hours in Rome before going […]

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Port Guide: Civitavecchia

Our cruise embarked and disembarked at Civitavecchia but due to a problem with the ship engine it meant that we arrived in to Civitavecchia a day earlier than we were meant to as a port of call to Livorno was cancelled as we wouldn’t make it back to Civitavecchia in time for disembarkation. The port […]

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Port Guide: Athens

On our cruise of Greece and Italy we docked at Piraeus which is where you dock to go to Athens. To get from the port of Piraeus to Athens we decided we would get on the hop-on hop-off tour bus which took you from the port to the Acropolis where you then have to change […]

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Port Guide: Messina

A port of call to Messina in Sicily fell on a Sunday which meant that there was not much open. This was a late arrival to the port as we arrived at midday, at this port of call we decided that the best option would be to do the tour bus which cost €10 to […]

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Port Guide: Naples

When docking at Naples there are plenty of places to visit from the port as you are able to visit Capri, Pompeii and Sorrento. When docked in Naples you will be able to see Mt Vesuvius which is the second most dangerous volcano and is still active and has destroyed a nearby town called Pompeii. […]

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Port Guide: Valetta

On the latest cruise I did I went to a country that had never really been on my list of places to visit as we docked in Valetta in Malta. Valetta is a port that I would recommend rising early for so that you are able to see the sail in as it’s worth seeing. […]

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Port Guide: Chania

On our cruise around Greece and Italy we did an early as well as short port of call to Chania, Crete as we docked at 7am and left at midday. Due to the shortness of the port of call we decided to get off the ship and go in to the centre as we got […]

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