The haunting ruins of Pompeii

During an Azamara Cruise we had a port stop in Sorrento, Italy, and while Sorrento is a charming old city perched on cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean, we wanted to visit the once thriving ancient city of Pompeii. As you’ll soon learn, it is a visit that everyone should take. Steep cliffs in Sorrento, Italy ​I should note that the drive from Sorrento to Pompeii is not for the faint of heart. The road hugs the mountain cliffs with steep vertical drops. We had expected Pompeii to be a lot like many ruins we have seen before - ......

By |2020-10-16T08:37:09-07:00December 8th, 2019|

Can you guess these cities?

Here is a quiz to test your familiarity with world cities and destinations. It's a mix of easy and more difficult questions to test your knowledge. Good luck! ​ Can you guess the city? We'll show iconic images from around the world. Some are easy and others a bit harder. Can you guess the city where it is located?   10 Questions by Sophisticated Cruising Which European capitol city is this? Which Mediterranean island is this? Which city is the home to this ancient wonder? This is a harder question, but this old Asian trading city blends its history ......

By |2020-09-08T14:03:40-07:00April 23rd, 2019|
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