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Tag Archive: Adriatic

Aug 26

One Day in Burano: What to See on the Lace Island of Venice

A while back, we took our first Mediterranean cruise though to be specific, most of the cruise ports were in the Adriatic, namely Italy, Croatia, Montenegro and Greece. We enjoyed every stop, but the most colorful was definitely Burano Island in Venice, Italy.

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Aug 19

One Day in Dubrovnik: How Much Can You Really See?

Dubrovnik is widely known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic” because of its stunning tile-red roofs and medieval stone walls jutting into the sparkling, azure blue Adriatic Sea. It is on CNN’s list of the Ten Best Medieval Walled Cities and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yes, Dubrovnik is most definitely a must-see place.

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May 05

One Day in Nafplion, Greece

It hasn’t quite gained the popularity of other cities like Athens, Santorini, or Mykonos, but Nafplion is still a best-kept secret for those who know of its picturesque scenery and history. Certainly it was a secret to us. We had never heard of Nafplion until we saw that our cruise ship was stopping there.

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Apr 28

How to See Corfu / Kerkyra in One Day

We spent a day in Corfu—or Kerkyra, as the Greeks like to call it—while we were on a Mediterranean cruise. We were intrigued to see why UNESCO had designated the Old Town of Corfu as a World Heritage Site.

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Apr 21

How to Spend One Day in Kotor, Montenegro

Partially hidden from the wide, blue Adriatic by towering limestone cliffs, Kotor is a treat for the eyes. Actually, it’s one of the most beautiful places on the Mediterranean, and the best way to approach its shores is through the ancient Bay of Kotor. It feels almost as though you are cruising through a Mediterranean …

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Apr 07

10 Adriatic Cruise Ports You Need to Visit

Europe has an amazing array of things to offer its visitors. So many different nations and cultures are packed onto this one continent that a person could visit one every week for a year and not see them all! This is an area that fascinates in so many ways. There’s always something to enjoy, whether …

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Apr 07

Cavtat, Croatia: A Refreshing Dubrovnik Alternative

If you are planning a trip to the Adriatic Riviera but dread being closed in by Dubrovnik’s ancient city walls, there’s a refreshing, wooded alternative nearby where you can breathe fresh air and relax.

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Mar 17

21 Tips for First Time Cruisers

A while back, Dan and I took a Mediterranean cruise and visited 10 ports, from Rome to Athens. We collected a few important tips for first-time cruisers while we were there and would like to share them with you.

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Jan 31

7 Must-See Things on Murano, the Glass Island of Venice

No trip to Venice is complete without visiting Murano and Burano, the nearby islands where Venetian glass and lace are made.

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