Tag Archives: Cruising

Top Things to Do in Dubrovnik Croatia

On the southernmost coast of Croatia, bordering Montenegro, lies Dubrovnik – “The Pearl of the Adriatic” according to Lord Byron. This 7th century walled city, once ruled by Serbs and Slovenes, formerly Yugoslavia, is rich with history within the medieval fortress of Stari Grad. Dubrovnik is an ideal luxury vacation destination best reached by boat, cruise ship or private yacht. …

Cruising aboard MSC

Never heard of MSC? This luxury cruise line was launched by Italy’s Aponte family  in 1970 – their company: the Mediterranean Shipping Company is the 2nd largest container carrier in the world. The famous shipping family then dove into passenger cruising in 1988. Legend has it the Aponte daughter didn’t find transporting boxes glamorous enough and wanted a cruise ship …