Splendor of St Petersburg (Day 1 of 2)

June 16, 2018 mustravel 0

Our tour, Splendor of St. Petersburg Day 1, began on a sunny Saturday right at the port.  We loaded into an 18-passenger van with 14 passengers present.  Our tour guide Alex had previously lived in the US (Cincinnati, Ohio to be exact), so his English was quite good. At the [read more…]

Hop-On Hop-Off Oslo

June 12, 2018 mustravel 0

We left the Cunard Queen Elizabeth this morning at 10:20 am and the City Sightseeing Oslo Hop-On Hop-Off Bus (HOHO Bus)was waiting for us quietly at the pier.  Our berth was at Color Line pier just a small walk from the city center.  Three other ships were in the port [read more…]

House of Waterford Crystal and Lismore

April 22, 2017 mustravel 0

We left for the House of Waterford Crystal at 9am arriving in Waterford, Ireland about 11am.  After leaving the bus we entered a gift shop, Hibernian Gifts, for some browsing before our scheduled tour of the House of Waterford Crystal at 11:30am.  Hibernian Gifts was less than a 3 minute [read more…]

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Bergen and Mount Floien

August 26, 2016 mustravel 0

Today we arrived in Bergen Norway and left for the guided tour, Bergen and Mount Floien, at 8:30am.  Unfortunately, the days’ weather put a damper on the tour.  The rain in Bergen usually lasts for an hour or two and then clears.  That did not happen this day.  Instead it [read more…]

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Dunrobin Castle

August 18, 2016 mustravel 0

After an afternoon arrival in the port of Invergordon we headed off on an excursion to Dunrobin Castle at 2pm.  The drive took us through the Scottish Highland towns of Saltburn, Milton, Kildary and Tain all surrounded by fields of Barley which were ready for bailing.  We also saw the [read more…]

Ice Bar, Old Town & Vasa

July 7, 2010 mustravel 0

We left for our tour Ice Bar, Old Town & Vasa early today as we will only be spending about 7 hours in port.  Our first stop was the Stockholm ICEBAR at the Nordic Hotel.  We had been reading about this place in magazines for several months and were excited [read more…]

The City by Double Decker

July 4, 2010 mustravel 0

During our first day in the Russian port of St. Petersburg, we embarked on our journey via the City by Double-Decker excursion.  We found that visiting Russia on your own requires a US citizen to first obtain a VISA and a sponsor unless partaking in tours offered by the cruise [read more…]

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Charming Copenhagen Walk & Cruise

June 30, 2010 mustravel 0

Our ship left the White Cliffs of Dover in the late afternoon and set sail for Copenhagen, Denmark.  We arrived in Copenhagen in the early morning hours and then set off for our 9:15am tour titled Charming Copenhagen Walk & Cruise. The tour began on foot on a cool rainy [read more…]