Freedom in the Med…Amazing Amalfi

Wow...Our last port.  Tomorrow we have a sea day and then back to Barcelona to fly home.  This was the port I had done the least amount of research on.  I mean, Pompeii was obviously on the list but really what else is there?  Turns out...Plenty! Now, ask anyone about the Amalfi Coast and instantly [...]

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Freedom in the Med…All Roads Lead to Rome

Our next stop is Rome.  I had booked a private tour with Italy Tour Sharing again.  And just as in Florence, they were right on time ready to go when we got off the ship.  And of course, as the saying goes, "All roads lead to Rome."  What they don't mention, is that all of [...]

Freedom in the Med…Fabulous Florence

So now we are leaving France and heading around to Italy.  Our first stop is Florence, well Livorno...no, La Spezia.  Confusing, I know.  You see, when we originally booked this trip we were scheduled to port in Livorno.  I chose this sailing because it was the only one that listed Livorno as the port.  It [...]

Cruising Venice, The Greek Isles, and the Eastern Mediterranean

There are two things that are more important than anything in my world, family and travel.  With one child graduating high school and heading to college and another entering high school, I am acutely aware of time passing...and passing quickly.  This summer, I got to slow time down just a bit as we took a [...]