How to See 6 Countries, 3 Continents, and 1 Boat for 16 Nights in April

For Amanda's birthday this year in April, we chose to do a back-to-back cruise with Holland America.  The first half of the cruise was  through the Greek Islands starting from Rome.  And, then once back to Rome, we started the 2nd half of the cruise through the Italian & French Riviera and to Tunisia and …

The Perfect Excursion When Visiting Izmir in Turkey – Travel to Kusadasi and the Ancient City of Ephesus

On Day 4 of our cruise after Croatia, and before our stop in Greece, we stopped in the port of Kusadasi.  Located to the east of Greece along the eastern Mediterranean Sea is the port city of Kusadasi, Turkey. It is basically a beach resort area, but it is better known as the launching point …

How to Travel to 2 Continents and 4 Countries by 1 Boat

2 continents (Europe & Asia) & 4 countries in one week!! When we learned that Amanda's mother Sheila was coming to visit us in Germany for the month of October, we planned a 7 day cruise to see several countries in one trip. This was our 3rd cruise (the others in the Caribbean and to …