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  • Under the Tuscan Winter Sky

    Continued from When in Rome for a Week   Just when I thought Rome was my happy place, I experienced Tuscany!  During our week long stay in Rome before our 10-day Mediterranean cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line, we took the train to Tuscany twice.  As a wine lover, how could I not?  Florence is only […]

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  • When in Rome for a Week

    Rome is my favorite city in the world (out of the 17 countries that I’ve traveled).  Two years ago we stayed in the heart of historic Rome for an entire week prior to a 10-day Mediterranean cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line, and I fell in LOVE with the city.  Our home base for the week […]

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  • British Isles Cruise on Royal Princess (Part 2: England, Ireland, Northern Ireland)

    Continued from British Isles Cruise on Royal Princess (Part 1: Planning and Pre-cruise)   Day 1: Embark Royal Princess, Southampton, England What a ridiculously efficient embarkation!  Rather than a cattle call line that I’ve experienced on other cruise lines, we were able to just walk up to the check-in counter.  We were then given a number […]