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Travel Articles: Mediterranean
Introduction to the Mediterranean
The Mediterranean is one of the most culturally rich & beautifully scenic destinations in the world. From ancient history & social influence, to exquisite cuisine & breathtaking landscapes, this region is a must-see for any seasoned traveler! Discover for yourself why it is included on almost every person's bucket list.
Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would return to Europe on a Mediterranean small ship cruise. My husband, Kurt and I had the wonderful luxury of exploring Spain, France and Italy on this Europe cruise as part of our Babymoon before child number 2. Read on for my survival travel tips to help you explore the Mediterranean.
Our Amazing Mediterranean Honeymoon Cruise on the Wind Surf
Our honeymoon cruise started in Istanbul, where we spent a few days before boarding our ship, the Wind Surf. From Istanbul, we cruised the gorgeous Mediterranean, stopping at Turkish towns and Greek islands along the way. We had blue skies and warm temperatures all the way to our final destination of Athens!
Mediterranean Expedition to the Ancient Wonders of the World
We embarked on a luxury small ship cruise from Athens to Alexandria with land tours into Syria and Cairo. Along the way, we saw the site of four Ancient Wonders of the World and other ancient sites dating from 2500 BC to the Middle Ages.
Greece Cruise Ports of Call
A small ship cruise is one of the best ways to see and experience all that Greece has to offer. However, with so many options, travelers might find themselves overwhelmed when starting to plan a trip. Learning more about the most well known ports of call for a Greece cruise can help narrow down the best options for you.
Nearly the size of Texas, Algeria is a country in northern Africa that borders the Mediterranean sea. Archaeological excavations indicate that primitive humans inhabited Algeria as early as 700,000 years ago.
Portugal offers beautiful landscape with its many rivers, valleys, mountains and forests. And it also has a rich culture and a variety of multisport activities to tempt its travelers.
A North African Treasure
Tunisia is a North African country with one of the richest cultural heritages in the world. Take a Tunisian cruise to experience this jewel of the Mediterranean!
From its unique culture & rich history, to a spectacular landscape, Croatia is a place with so much to offer. Travelers can encounter endangered species of wildlife, take in vistas of the Alps, & explore the Adriatic Coast all in one destination! Learn about Croatian cuisine, climate, environment, & history prior to planning your trip.
History and Geography of Egypt
Exploring the intriguing sites of Egypt is a literal trip through ancient history. Just a few examples of what travelers can see are the Great Pyramids, (one of the seven wonders of the world), as well the homes of Tutankhamun, Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, and Marc Antony.
Malta Islands Overview
Malta offers its visitors beautiful island geography, temperate climate, delicious Mediterranean cuisine and a unique mixture of cultures and people. Get an introduction to Malta travel.
Morocco is a country made legendary by such cities as the fabled Casablanca, and by a fluid movement of cultures across the centuries.
Although a small country, Slovenia offers its visitors beautiful landscapes, inviting Mediterranean climate and wonderful wildlife.
This boot-shaped peninsula is a country almost every traveler longs to visit! Ancient history, rich culture, world-renowned cuisine, & iconic landmarks are just a few of the reasons travel to Italy is so appealing. Our brief introduction to the geography, culture & attractions of this popular destination will help prepare you for your own Italy experience!
Fiery New Wonder!
Mount Etna has always been known as Europe's most active volcano. Recently, Travel + Leisure magazine named it one of the "Newest Wonders of the World". This week, however, the volcano made world news headlines on its own accord.
On December 2nd, Mount Etna spewed hot lava and volcanic ash in a fury. This marks the NINETEENTH …
Mediterranean Cruises: An Early Booking Discount to Get Excited About
This is the Mediterranean cruise deal you've been waiting for. Buy-One Get-One 50% OFF on an 8-day Mediterranean cruise. Must book by Jan. 31, 2013 to take advantage of this early booking discount. This Mediterranean travel deal is available on the following ships and itineraries.
8-day Adriatic Odyssey
The Panorama is a 3 masted sail cruiser …
Conde Nast Traveler Features Adventure Life Favorites in Best Cruises Issue
On stands now is Conde Nast Traveler's Cruise Guide, highlighting some of the best ships and itineraries in the cruising world -- from the resurrection of European River Cruising and unique itineraries never offered before to great options in the world of small ship cruises -- something Adventure Life knows a thing or two about... Conde Nast does …
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