Archive: Port of the Week
Sail to Westeros with Star Clippers
| April 20, 2015

HBO’s Game of Thrones is one of the most popular shows on television today. Audiences around the globe are enchanted by the surreal scenery from the lush greens of Winterfell to the icy tundras North of the Wall and the incredible walled city of King’s Landing. Many fans know that filming locations include Ireland, Iceland, […]

Port Spotlight: Pompeii, Italy
| April 6, 2015

Situated near Naples, Italy, Pompeii is a legendary destination with one of the most fascinatingly preserved histories in the world. Ancient Pompeii was a prosperous provincial center with an estimated population of 20,000. An earthquake destroyed much of the town in 63 AD. Rebuilding was still in process when the volcano erupted again 16 years […]

Port Spotlight: Cadíz, Spain
| March 24, 2015

Situated on a narrow strip of land surrounded by the glittering sea, Cadíz is one of the oldest and well-preserved cities in southwestern Europe. Cadíz also boasts a unique experience, categorized by the distinct cultures of each historical old barrio, (village) a sharp contrast from more urbanized areas.

Port Spotlight: Basseterre, St. Kitts
| March 16, 2015

Originally called the “fertile isle” by the Carib Indians, St. Kitts (officially named St. Christopher) still fits the description. A mountainous island of volcanic origin its slopes rise up to almost 4000 feet, providing an ideal climate for abundant vegetation and one of the Caribbean’s largest rain forests. St. Kitts also has the distinction of […]

Port Spotlight: Ajaccio, Corsica
| March 2, 2015

Ajaccio is a dazzling city located on the west side of Corsica, a mountainous Mediterranean French island. Likely settled in the 2nd century, Ajaccio’s old-world charm and architecture juxtapose urban buildings built after a recent economic boom.