Itinerary IV Ports of the Black Sea – Now Available!
August 21, 2020
The next release in the Cruise through History series of story books for adult travelers, Itinerary IV Ports of the Black Sea, takes readers around the inland sea of deep history and mythology, so little traveled by cruise ships....
Where in the World Did We Go with Cruise through History in 2019?
February 3, 2020
At the outset of 2019, the cruise and land travel calendar looked so ambitious, I wondered how we would make it through the year. Now at the start of 2020, the past year is fast...
Discover What’s New in St. Petersburg for 2021
October 9, 2019
St. Petersburg has become such a popular tourist destination that the continual hoard of people is steaming gold leaf off of the picture frames in the Hermitage. To enjoy the city as a cruise destination, choose an itinerary offering three days and two nights in port. Opt for early morning and evening excursions, or visit places less traveled....
Travel in the White Sea Part II – Solovetsky Island
October 2, 2019
When English sailors arrived in the White Sea in 1553, they found refuge in a monastery. Remnants of their refuge have been salvaged and rebuilt in an outdoor museum outside of Moscow. To remain in existence from the fifteenth century, monasteries of the White Sea, not unlike monasteries throughout the world, needed protective walls and an armed guard. In the White Sea, the walled monastery of Solovetsky Island has endured....