Today we’re in a place that is or should be on every traveler’s bucket list. This is a place where colorful homes cling to the cliffside and where rocky outcrops plunge into the sea. Come along with me and explore Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is comprised of five charming villages set along a rugged stretch… [Read More]
This past Wednesday I disembarked Seabourn Sojourn along with my son and cinematographer Chris Stanley. We were on board shooting a new show featuring “Adventures Ashore” throughout Europe. During our ten days on Seabourn Sojourn (and in the ports where she called), we saw the sights, met the locals and had some fun in the sun-splashed… [Read More]
Livorno is the gateway port to cypress-studded landscapes, rolling hills draped in vineyards and cities crowned by some of the world’s greatest masterpieces. From fine art to fine wines, we assess six shore excursions from Livorno: Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Cinque Terre, Chianti, Siena & San Gimignano. Here’s a sampling of shore excursions from Livorno.
During the next six weeks, I’ll be traveling from Marseille to Istanbul (and points between) with Vancouver-based videographer Chris Stanley. We’re on the road to create a new travel show featuring ten “aspirational” ports. By aspirational, I mean that these ports are where you want to drop anchor — if you haven’t already. Cruises frequent these… [Read More]
By WALLACE IMMEN I’ve just had an overdose of quaint. On an all-day excursion from Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of the Seas in Italy, my tour to the picturesque Cinque Terre region was a day-long feast of views of clusters of tiny, almost too perfect houses, in freshly painted hues of banana, bubble gum, mint, mocha… [Read More]