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A wet overcast arrival in Malta

Our Two Month Stay in Qawra Malta

Having arrived on a cold and wet morning at Malta airport, we hopped for a brighter couple of months ahead.   This was our third visit to the island of Malta, our previous adventures where only a short stay in Valletta port of call and when visiting Valletta by cruise ship. Having enjoyed our previous Maltese experiences […]

A Day in Genoa Italy

  The weather was not real flash first thing this morning and we headed to a cafe close by for breakfast.   This is our only day in the city before our ship departs tomorrow for a 7 night Mediterranean cruise round trip from Genoa. EO day 966 – October 22 2016 a day in […]

Exploring Chinatown in Yokohama

What can you expect when visiting Chinatown in Yokohama. Since 1859 when the first traders came to the port of Yokohama, the Chinese have been settling in the city. Today, Yokohama Chinatown is the largest in Japan and you can find it easily in central Yokohama. Like most ‘Chinatowns’ around the world, you’ll find plenty […]

What is to See at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Down near the port area you’ll find the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouses. These two buildings that you can’t mistake, are totally made from red bricks hence the name. These two buildings used to be the Customs Inspection House’s for Yokohama back in the 1920’s. Today they have been converted into a popular destination for locals & […]