And Last, But Not Least! Off to Israel

Israel is our final stop on the summer vaca! We will be here 7 days……….What will we see? Here are the pre-postcards sent your way! We have many sites and towns to see here! First, Tel Aviv……..and then Jerusalem……. and Bethlehem……. and the Masada…….. and a garden or two! And Haifa, and Jaffa and the…

The Other Spots in the Mediterranean

Moving on to more stops in the Mediterranean! Here are my pre-postcards from these countries on our trip! Crete……a look at the garden here! Tombs in Cyprus……….several days spent here exploring! A visit with the locals……. and Rhodes, added to the itinerary! Stay tuned for more! I’ll have oodles to write about!

Next, Off to Greece

From Turkey, then to Greece! What will we find here? I’m sending you pre-postcards of some of our stops in Greece and what we will hopefully see! I’ll be taking two cooking classes in Greece! One, is on wines and food pairing! The other is a Food and Wine Trail Adventure in Santorini, Greece! 9…

Just Like That: Off to Turkey

And, just like that, we are off to Istanbul, Turkey! We have met all the Covid compliances!!!!  We have our N95 masks, that have to be worn on the ship and at all destinations……….We have all the visas, and Covid heath insurance documents needed for certain countries. My there has been a lot of stuff…….and…

The Last Walk in Oslo: Tjuvholmen Neighborhood

I’m joining in with the other walkers today, for Jo’s Monday Walk.  I know Jo won’t believe it, but we are taking our last walk in Oslo and I am kind of sad really! Norway is such a beautiful country and there is so much to see and do! One, of the last neighborhoods we…

Earth, Wind, Fire, Water: It’s All Here!

Today, for Sunday Stills, the theme is: The Elements of earth, wind, water and fire…….I wanted to find a photo with all of them, not an easy task! I scoured my collection of a bazillion photos! Ha ha! I found this photo that I took of another ship, the Crown Princess, that was anchored off…

Friday’s Foods of the World: Drink Up

Today, it’s all about drinking! Mostly juices, but sooner or later you get to the other drinks too! The juices that are found in the little pop up bars are my favorites! This is just such a place on the beach in Budva, Montenegro! and what are we drinking? Fresh squeezed watermelon juice! Absolutely fantastic!…

Thursday Doors: Oslo, Norway

Today, for a few doors of the  Doorscursion, we are headed back to Oslo! This is the Scots Man Restaurant………looking good! As with all outdoor seating in cafés and restaurants, your seat comes with a blanky……..the month was August! Be sure to look up, so you don’t miss architectural details! We stayed at the beautiful…

Friday’s Foods of the World: Burano, Italy

Today, we on the island of Burano, Italy, on the Venetian Lagoon…….from Venice, it is a 45-minute trip from St Mark’s Square by vaporetto (a water bus) It is home to 2,600 people, who attract many tourists to their brightly colored homes and businesses! Let’s see what goodies we can find to eat here! First,…

Thursday Doors: Hvar, Croatia

Are you ready for some sunshine? I am! We are setting off down the side streets of Hvar for our Doorscursion!  The island of Hvar, Croatia was my favorite place to visit on our Mediterranean cruise. To me everything about it was perfect…….the history, the  weather, the waterfront, the cafes, the restaurants, the people. As…

Just One Person From Around the World: Croatia

Welcome to Just One Person From Around the World! I have stopped watching the news….I have dropped all social media, except for my blog, which I try to keep to positive vibes…. there are a lot of folks in the world, who are everyday folks, just trying to provide food and shelter and love……….they are…

Friday’s Foods of the World: Cruise Desserts

We have booked two more cruises! YEAH! Now, let’s hope they are not cancelled! We are way more than over lockdowns and masks and social distancing! We are vaccinated up and ready to go……..but the cruise ships are still in lockdown for the most part in the US until January 2022……but they are booking again…

Just One Person From Around the World: Oslo, Norway

Welcome to Just One Person From Around the World! I have stopped watching the news….I have dropped all social media, except for my blog, which I try to keep to positive vibes…. there are a lot of folks in the world, who are everyday folks, just trying to provide food and shelter and love……….they are…

Life In Color: Very Yellow

There are little yellow paper boats and then Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s little, very yellow, submarine…..   I hope you have enjoyed my YELLOW today! See you next week! Hey Jude says: To add your photos to this challenge, look on at the tab below and post on Sunday’s!  Won’t you join us? Here are the Guidelines!…