A day in Taormina, Sicily, and why cruise ship excursions aren’t what they’re cracked up to be.
Cruise Ship Excursion

On our second port stop, the island of Sicily, off the coast of Italy – I took my first Carnival Magic excursion. Taormina is a walled city which sits high upon a hilltop, about 45 minutes south of the port city Messina.  While a large part of Taormina was built in the 13th century, the […]


Pictures of Messina from my recent port stop in Sicily.
Pictures of Sicily

While cruising on the Carnival Magic a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to walk around the port city of Messina, Sicily for a couple of hours after returning from an excursion to Taormina.  These are a some of my favorite pictures from my short jaunt.                   […]