Kusadasi is a popular port stop on Mediterranean cruise itineraries. Departing Athens last fall, this was the first place my husband and I visited on our 19 day cruise through the Middle East. These are 3 things I recommend to experience in Kusadasi. 1. Ephesus The UNESCO world heritage site of Ephesus is the show stopper and a […]

April 10, 2023

3 Things to Do in Kusadasi Turkey

In August my husband and I boarded the Viking Vilhjam in Budapest and cruised for 7 nights along the Danube – ending in Passau, Germany. Click below to watch the newest TBK video – “Travel by Kris Cruises the Danube”. Until the next adventure – bon voyage! Kris

March 28, 2023

Travel by Kris Cruises the Danube

I recently returned from my first river cruise experience! My husband and I had a great time cruising on the Danube for a week between Budapest and Germany. Let’s talk about all the good stuff first! Pros Docking The river boats dock in the heart of the cities and villages. There is no tendering, waiting in security lines or long bus transfers. It […]

March 18, 2023

Pros & Cons of River Cruising

My husband and I overnighted at the Moxy Athens City last fall before our cruise departure to the Middle East. Marriott’s Moxy hotels have a playful vibe and are well located in city center areas. This was our second Moxy stay; as our first was May 2022 in San Diego. Pros With a convenient location – […]

February 23, 2023

Pros & Cons of the Moxy Athens

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