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Egypt

Memphis Tours Egypt: Day 2 of 2

Excuse me. What did you say? We have no place to stay?!  Day 2 of 2. With a hectic Day 1 behind us, we were so ready to check in to our hotel — Le Sphinx — and have a quiet dinner before calling it a night early. I was wiped. But apparently our crazy day wasn’t… Read more…

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Kickin’ It in Mykonos

Want to party it up in Mykonos? Just don’t come in October! Apparently, the party does stop in Mykonos. Off season is really off here in Mykonos. The tourists are all gone, so are the locals. Shops — closed. The few that stick around open for business when cruise ships, that’s us, pull into port. We… Read more…

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Ephesus

Day Trippin’ in Ephesus

Skip underwhelming House of Mary and spend the day in ancient Ephesus! Ephesus is a major tourist attraction in Turkey and is one of the top destinations along the Mediterranean. And it’s obvious why. It’s the most well- preserved historical sites we’ve ever visited. When you’re cruising, it’s hard to find decent information on how… Read more…

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Oia

Picturesque Oia

Come visit the postcard, picture perfect village of Oia in Santorini, Greece. It’s true. Oia is the most beautiful, picturesque village of Santorini. Wandering the streets of Oia makes me feel like I’m in a snow globe. Just don’t shake it and wake me from this surreal moment and I’ll promise to show some amazing… Read more…

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Luck'y Souvlakis

Lucky’s Souvlakis, You’re My Gyro!

What’s the Best Thing You Ever Ate.. Wrapped? G found his here in Santorini, Greece. The single greatest part about Santorini – white washed houses, brilliant blue domes and dramatic cliff drops aside – is seeing G smile from ear to ear the moment he held this! Lucky’s Souvlakis | Main Street, Thira, Santorini 848 For… Read more…

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Santorini

Exploring Santorini by Smart Car

It was too windy for ATVing around Santorini.. so we got Smart! Ok, I’ll admit. I kind of chickened out with ATVing in Santorini. But I wasn’t going to tell G that. Instead, mother nature helped me out. Thank goodness for the wind. Now I have an even better excuse. Wind and small, narrow roads —… Read more…

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Palace of Knossos

Visit the Palace of Knossos For Free!

The archeological site of Knossos is not to be missed on any visit to Crete. But did you know you could visit for free? Here are 3 ways you can visit the Palace of Knossos sans pay.  1. sunday If you’re planning a trip to Crete between November 1 and March 31, you’re in luck…. Read more…

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NCL

NCL: We’re Cruisin’ Now!

We’re on board the Norwegian Jade for a 12- day Mediterranean Cruise! After a week of traveling on our own from Milan to the Italian Riviera and Athens, we were more than ready to settle into our balcony suite for the next 12- days without the worry of having to pack up and lug around our… Read more…

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