NCL Spirit Grand Mediterranean Adventure 2015

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This is the home page for all posts related to my August/September trip featuring a 12-night Barcelona to Venice cruise on Norwegian Spirit.  Check here to be updated with all related posts and external social media links before, during, and after the trip.

Trip posts (in chronological order, not posting order):

British Airways First Class – Houston-London/London-Barcelona

Le Meridien Barcelona

VIP/Suites Experience on Norwegian Cruise Line

Chefs Table on Norwegian Cruise Line

Luxury Cruising Vs. Mass Market Upgrades

Touring Barcelona with Culinary Backstreets

Touring Provence with Provence Wine Tours

Touring Italy with Rome in Limo

Touring Kusadasi with About Ephesus

Touring Venice with Urban Adventures

The Airport Hotel – Transit in Doha

Qatar Airways Business Class – Venice-Doha/Doha-Dallas

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End of summer reading list

I hate travel planning

Six things to consider about shore excursions

Five things I love about small ship cruising

A recovery plan for marathon travel

Itinerary:

  • Day 1 – Saturday, August 22 – Dallas-Fort Worth to Houston on American Airlines, Houston to London on British Airways
  • Day 2 – Sunday, August 23 –  London to Barcelona on British Airways
  • Day 3 – Monday, August 24 – Barcelona – touring with Culinary Backstreets
  • Day 4 – Tuesday, August 25 – embarking NCL Spirit Grand Mediterranean itinerary in Barcelona
  • Day 5 – Wednesday, August 26 – Provence, France – touring with Provence Wine Tours
  • Day 6 – Thursday, August 27 – Florence/Pisa, Italy – touring with Rome in Limo
  • Day 7 – Friday, August 28  – Rome, Italy – touring with Rome in Limo
  • Day 8 – Saturday, August 29  – Naples, Italy – touring with Rome in Limo
  • Day 9 – Sunday, August 30 – Sea Day
  • Day 10 – Monday, August 31 – Mykonos, Greece
  • Day 11 – Tuesday, September 1 – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Day 12 – Wednesday, September 2 – Ephesus, Turkey – touring with About Ephesus
  • Day 13 – Thursday, September 3 – Athens, Greece
  • Day 14 – Friday, September 4 – Sea Day
  • Day 15 – Saturday, September 5 – Venice, Italy – touring with Urban Adventures
  • Day 16 – Sunday, September 6 – disembarking NCL Spirit in Venice, Italy, Venice to Doha on Qatar Airways, overnight at The Airport Hotel
  • Day 17 – Monday, September 7 – Doha to DFW on Qatar Airways

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