Places I Have Been

2013 Cruise from Rome, Italy to Istanbul, Turkey and return. One of the first cruises I took in along time with my friend Jane with stops in Italy, Greek Isles, Istanbul, Ephesus, and Athens, Greece

2017 Road Trip from Munich, Germany to Venice, Italy and return. This is a good trip for those interested in renting a car and then doing your own routes catching some of the most important sites in Southern Germany, Austria, and Italy in about 10 days and 3000 km.

Guadalajara, Mexico. Living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico gives me the desire to travel to a large city several times per year. Why? I think it has to do with the arts, specialized shopping, and just a different big city scene.

2018 Barcelona, Spain. Spending a 3 days before and 1 day after our first NCL cruise in Barcelona, left me wanting more. Definitely going to make another Barcelona only trip in the future.

2018 NCL Cruise from and to Barcelona, Spain. After the visit to Barcelona, Spain it was time to get on board and sail for 7 days to the coastal cities of Italy. Our itinerary took us to Naples, Italy; Rome, Italy; Pisa, Italy; Cannes, France; and Majorca, Spain.

2019 London, England. This is a review of London, England before we went on the Iceland Cruise.

2019 Iceland Cruise from London, England and return. This cruise was booked shortly after the last one as I wanted to go to Iceland and from Southampton, England we cruised to Cork, Ireland; Liverpool, England; Belfast, Ireland; then to the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik as well as the northern port of Akureyi, Iceland; Norwegian Fjords of Geiranger and Flam; Amsterdam, Netherlands; and Zeebrugge, Belgium all in 15 days.

2019 Transatlantic Cruise from Southampton, England to New York City, NY. Aboard the brand new NCL Encore, this was a special inaugural cruise with no ports, just 8 days at sea across the North Atlantic, with a total of 10 days of cruising.

2019 NCL Re-positioning Cruise from Miami, Florida to Santiago, Chile. A great 15-day cruise going one way from Miami to Santiago with stops along the way in Grand Cayman, Costa Rica, Panama Canal, Peru, and Santiago. A special Feature is a shore excursion to Machu Picchu for 4 days and 3 nights.

2022 NCL Cruise from Athens, Greece to Israel and Back. Finally, after 870 days of no cruising for me, I am back on it with a special 2-day, 1 night off ship tour into Israel to see all the Holy Sites.

Mexico City, Mexico (CDMX). After numerous visits to the capital city of Mexico, I have decided to write about some of my experiences during these trips.

2018 Barcelona Cruise to Italy and return. This was one of our first cruises together with friends that took us from Barcelona, Spain to the Italian and French Rivieras.

2022 Alaska NCL Sun with Surprise Ending!

2022 Venice, Italy. My fourth time visiting this wonderful city!

2022 NCL Gem from Venice to Adriatic and Back. A short 5-day cruise that takes us to new places in Croatia and Montenegro.