So the whole reason I got to see my friends up north was that I needed to visit my work team in NYC.
It’s only been a few months since my last travel adventure. And, me being me, I have something else in queue.
But the fact that it is in queue, all set barring Covid-19-related travel restrictions, means it isn’t satisfying my wanderlust, and won’t until it’s time to go. Continue reading “Wanderlust”
We started this early in the process (though we added throughout the cruise) in hopes it would free us up to be less complainy in the day-to-day posts.
On our first full day on board, we had gone to the show. You know, the one that was included but we needed to reserve seats for it (there’s no popping in to check things out and see if you’re interested, on this ship) because monstrosity?
They started the show 4 minutes early. Which would not be bad in itself, but not everyone had arrived and was seated. They continued to let people in after it started, but they didn’t make any efforts to organize getting people to seats. Continue reading “Final Review: MSC Grandiosa Mediterranean Cruise”
(But we won’t actually see Rome, because we’re running from port to airport for our flight.)
We get off the ship without a hitch. We meet our airport transport, no issues. We arrive early to the airport, and stand in the TAP line.
And there is a problem. Continue reading “Disembark in Rome and Onward. Maybe.”
Our meeting for the morning isn’t until 9:15am. Such luxury!
I slept most of the previous 14 hours (S got up at some point to eat and read). We both sound like death warmed over. I can’t decide if I have a new cold or if I’ve relapsed. S thinks it’s something she (we) caught on the plane.
In any case… Continue reading “Cruise Day 7: Genoa”
S and I are both slow moving this morning. It was a rough night. But we have breakfast, medicate, and go to join our excursion to Marseille and Aix-en-Provence.
Which gets a delayed start because there’s a strike in France. Continue reading “Cruise Day 6: Marseille”
Our stop is for Barcelona, but our tour is for Barcelona, Montserrat and Wine Tasting.
Naturally they take us for the wine tasting first. Continue reading “Cruise Day 5: Barcelona”