Tag Archives for " Middle East "
Written by Valerie Tkaczyk. Dubai is an over-the-top modern city on the Persian Gulf. This city has grown so quickly that many of the things you see there today did not exist even ten years ago. Dubai is becoming a major tourist destination and for good reason as it has much of what you would […]Continue reading
Written by Bobby and Meghan Koivunen. My husband and I recently spent three nights in Rome followed by 11 nights on the Celebrity Reflection for a Mediterranean Cruise. We sailed from Rome, Italy to Santorini, Greece; Istanbul, Turkey; Kusadasi, Turkey; Mykonos, Greece; Athens, Greece; Naples, Italy; and finished back in Rome. We loved this cruise […]Continue reading
Written by Molly Goldsmith (Classic Travel Intern, Spring 2015). Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? You will certainly be satisfied with a trip to Israel. This 7,800 square mile country – about the size of New Jersey – is a center of political controversy, scientific advancement, and cultural significance. Israel is situated […]Continue reading
Written by Julie vonFoerster (Classic Travel Intern, Fall 2014). When looking into taking a trip overseas, the first place that comes to mind might be Paris, London, or Barcelona. However great these popular cities may be, sometimes it might be nice to try something new. And that something new could be a trip to Israel. […]Continue reading
Written by Marshall Cossman. A Greek islands cruise! A wonderful trip developed by the triumvirate of Classic Travel, Oceania Cruises, and us. In late August this year my wife and I embarked on the Insignia for a 12 day voyage of the Greek islands. We had a day and a half in Istanbul, our departure […]Continue reading
Written by Wing Dunham. Due to the fact that Delta couldn’t connect with other flights if they were chained together, we didn’t get to our Istanbul hotel (Barceló Saray–excellent) until about 8 p.m. and were too exhausted to do anything but find something to eat and stare out our little balcony at the mosques and […]Continue reading
Written by Speed Fenech. Looking for exotic treasures, a landscape filled with architectural beauty, a culture that is as rich with history as it is mystifying? Then you should indulge yourself in Turkey. Turkey has some of the oldest structures in the world–with ruins that predate those in Greece. The architecture of the mosques is […]Continue reading