European Cruises

Cruises are a great way to get a taste of  Europe.  You can sample different countries, cultures and cuisine without having to worry how you are getting from one destination to the next. The most challenging aspect is figuring out whether to take a cruise-sponsored excursion or investigate the area on your own.  We have done both and share our adventures here.   

July 1, 2017

As I’ve mentioned in prior blog posts, I highly recommend getting your teens involved in vacation research and planning.  I knew very little about our last port of call on our Disney Mediterranean cruise, Villefranche, other than it was in the south of France.  My son volunteered to do some research for me and he returned raving about an excursion we just “HAD” to do.  He had discovered a quaint little medieval town called St....

February 26, 2017

Here's how to explore Rome for the day when your cruise ship stops in Civitavecchia. Our teens enjoyed our journey to see the ancient parts of Rome.

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