From ancient architecture to modern fashion, Italy offers the perfect mix of new and old, alongside one of the world's most scenic backdrops. However, with so much to see and do, a day at port in Italy can be intimidating, especially if you're unaccustomed to international travel. Thankfully, a little knowledge can go a long way. Keep the following suggestions in mind as … [Read more...]
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Imagine a place where sprawling forests intertwine with ancient castles on a shore, and just around the corner, a succession of historic villas rise in the distance. A place where architectural gems coincide with pathways straight from a fairy tale, and bringing all of this together is a magnificent crystal-blue lake. It sounds too good to be true, but this is just a … [Read more...]
One of the best things about a Globus Escorted vacation is that you don't have to spend days, hours and weeks planning every detail of your trip. You don't have to figure out how to navigate a foreign country, what to do and where to go. That doesn't mean it isn't a lot of fun to look ahead at what you'll be experiencing! When selecting your Italy vacation here are some of … [Read more...]
The country of Greece is known for its beautiful coasts, Mediterranean diet, ancient Greek landmarks, and picturesque beach resorts. However, if you haven’t traveled to Greece yet, you may not be familiar with its most popular, exclusive drink: Ouzo. On any Holland America cruise to Greece, you’re bound to find Ouzo on every shelf and in every café. So, what exactly is … [Read more...]
When you think of a visit to Italy, you probably think of grand churches, important museums and delicious food. The gardens of Italy may not come directly to mind. However, this diverse country is home to some of the loveliest gardens in the world, ranging from formal plantings to wild, rolling expanses. If you're headed to Italy this season on an escorted vacation, make … [Read more...]