Category Archives for "Europe"
Written by Joy Thrun. I have owned Classic Travel for more than 30 years, so choosing a milestone birthday location was both exciting and stressful. For this birthday, it needed to be perfect. I wanted premium class air, a classic hotel, great food, sightseeing, and ambiance. Naples, Capri, and the Amalfi Coast sounded ideal. Even […]Continue reading
Written by Tamara Todor-Nits (Classic Travel Intern, Summer 2012). I have lived for 18 years in the beautiful city of Brasov in Romania, before I came to study in Michigan. Growing up in Eastern Europe gives you a completely different perspective of your home, than most tourists have. Because of this, I decide to share […]Continue reading
Written by Sherry Schultz. We recently completed a twelve day cruise of the Mediterranean on the beautiful ship Celebrity Solstice. Wonderful ship, fantastic itinerary. We flew into Barcelona two days ahead and spent the first day recovering and the next day wandering around the old town, this is called the Rambals area. It is great fun wandering […]Continue reading
Written by Colin Maguire. Irish history is, at times, inexorably intertwined with British invasion and intrigue. As my preliminary research has suggested, this holds true for my descendants. The mighty Maguire’s of Fermanagh County in West Ulster were a powerful clan in Ireland. They were landed nobles and staunch Catholics. Not surprisingly, this led them […]Continue reading
Excerpts from Jack and Gigi Cawood’s travel journal. The title of “been there, done that” implies that once might be enough for some places, but in our case, traveling this past week on a cruise from Barcelona to Lisbon, we definitely want to go back and revisit some of these areas. Our travels were on […]Continue reading