Ice Bar, Old Town & Vasa

July 7, 2010 mustravel 0

We left for our tour Ice Bar, Old Town & Vasa early today as we will only be spending about 7 hours in port.  Our first stop was the Stockholm ICEBAR at the Nordic Hotel.  We had been reading about this place in magazines for several months and were excited [read more…]

Porvoo Town & Country

July 6, 2010 mustravel 0

Our tour, Porvoo Town & Country, began with a meetup in the Stardust Lounge at 8:15am.  After boarding the bus we began our journey to the 15th century Church of St. Sigfrid in Sipoo 1450 – 1454. The church was a stone building complete with stone floor and wood tiled [read more…]

Magnificent St. Petersburg

July 5, 2010 mustravel 0

We departed for today’s tour, Magnificent St. Petersburg, at 8:30am on a bus holding 54 passengers.  The tour began with a scenic drive around St. Petersburg taking in some of the sights of the city.  We stopped at Universitetskaya Embankment to view two original Sphinxes that were acquired during the [read more…]

The City by Double Decker

July 4, 2010 mustravel 0

During our first day in the Russian port of St. Petersburg, we embarked on our journey via the City by Double-Decker excursion.  We found that visiting Russia on your own requires a US citizen to first obtain a VISA and a sponsor unless partaking in tours offered by the cruise [read more…]

Toompea Hill viewing platform.

Tallinn & Old Town Walking Tour

July 3, 2010 mustravel 0

Our three hour Tallinn & Old Town Walking Tour began from the Old City Harbor with our first stop at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds.  These festival grounds are home to the Estonian Song Festival first established in 1869.  Here a variety of events are hosted annually but none as [read more…]

Berlin Transfer by Train

July 1, 2010 mustravel 0

We left on the 8:17am morning train for the Berlin Transfer by Train tour.  The train trip takes about 2.5 to 3 hours and you arrive a Lichenberg Station.  From there you get a coach transfer to Potsdamer Platz.  That was, of course, for everyone else.  Us being the experienced [read more…]