In season one of Adventures Ashore, we feature shore activities in (or from) Barcelona, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Istanbul, Katakolon, Kusadasi, Livorno, Marseille, Monte Carlo and Naples
Dubrovnik’s massive city walls enclose one of the world’s best preserved medieval cities, and certainly you’ll want to spend time exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site. But you can do a lot in addition to seeing Dubrovnik. We’re going to stroll through the Old City and visit the countryside, where we’ll go out for a… [Read More]
Dubrovnik’s massive city walls enclose one of the world’s best preserved medieval cities. We’re going to stroll through the Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the countryside, where we’ll go out for a spin on a bike and experience a few local Delicacies for a taste of life here along the Dalmatian coast.
By WALLACE IMMEN As passengers of Crystal Serenity boarded buses for tours in Dubrovnik, a group of eight guests got into a van for a unique experience. They had volunteered to help for the day at a Croatian retirement village in a 600-year old estate that has such limited funding that there isn’t anyone to… [Read More]
As RALPH GRIZZLE disembarks Silver Shadow in Hong Kong, WALLACE IMMEN boards Crystal Serenity in Venice. Stay tuned to his reports on Avid Cruiser for the next couple of weeks. Meantime, Ralph joins Silver Explorer in the Caribbean next week, so look for dual voyage reports on two very different luxury cruises. By WALLACE IMMEN… [Read More]
WALLACE IMMEN aboard the Noordam in Croatia. The marble streets of Dubrovnik have been polished to a gleaming smoothness by the millions of feet that have walked over them. And on a typical morning in tourist season, it can seem like all those millions are still here, as a number of cruise ships and uncountable… [Read More]
By WALLACE IMMEN This week, I’m making a long-awaited return to Holland America’s Noordam. It’s a ship I loved the first time I sailed aboard her a few years back. We’ll be sailing from Civitavecchia, the port for Rome, and after a day at sea we’ll visit Dubrovnik, and take a drive through rural Croatia. From… [Read More]