How Much of Rome Can You See in Just a Few Days Before or After Your Cruise


We have just uploaded the first of our Gallery Pictures from our most recent cruise, a Trans-Atlantic from Civitavecchia/Rome. This very popular cruise port, may serve as either your embarkation or debarkation port for your next Mediterranean cruise. Many people like to combine their cruise vacation with a few days in Rome. … [Continue Reading]

Walking, the easiest way around Rome and Makes your pasta guilt free!


We just finished our second full day of touring in Rome. Again, I can’t express how much I love this city. We find the people very friendly and every day we see something more beautiful than we did the day before. We also have chosen walking as our way around town. … [Continue Reading]

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day and Can’t Be Seen in a Day


Rome is a fantastic city with so much art, history, architecture, and culture that I feel sorry for many cruisers who come here just as cruise ship passengers and only have a day or two to see the city. Because the city is so vast and so far from the port area of Civitivecchia,… [Continue Reading]

Jet Lag and Airline Food, the worst part of a Trans-Atlantic Cruise


Unless you are doing back to back Trans Atlantic cruises, you obviously have to fly over the Atlantic to get to or return from your cruise. Fortunately, the worst part of that experience with which we had to deal was jet lag and airplane food.
Our long flight across the Atlantic… [Continue Reading]

Selected an Excursion for Livorno


We are taking a transatlantic cruise originating in Civitavecchia and ending in Ft. Lauderdale. One of the difficult aspects of this cruise is that the itinerary is heavily front loaded with ports and back end loaded with sea days. That creates a scenario where we will have just boarded the ship on Monday,… [Continue Reading]