Cruise to Turkey: “Ultimate Ephesus”

Following an exciting port day in Athens, we had no problem jumping out of bed at the sound of the 5:30 a.m. alarm.  Today’s port was to be Izmir, Turkey. This was the stop on our 12 day cruise of the Mediterranean that I was most looking forward to. I had been reading about Ephesus for…

On the Norwegian Spirit: 12 day Grand Mediterranean Cruise — Venice to Barcelona

Visiting Venice, Athens, Izmir (Ephesus), Istanbul, Mykonos, Naples (Sorrento & Pompeii), Rome, Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Toulon (Le Castellet, Bandol & Sanary) and Barcelona. If you’re interest is in the cruise review and you aren’t spending pre-cruise days in Venice, you can scroll down and skip to “Day #1 Embarkation Day.” Pre-cruise Weekend in Venice,…