Meteora is home to impressive rock formations, soaring more than 600m high up from the plains of Thessaly (the Greek word Meteora means “suspended in the air”), and formed one of the most important monastic communities in Greece. Today only six of these Byzantine monasteries perched on top of steep rocks are active. They house priceless artefacts and wall paintings.
Seattle may be a major port for exploring Alaska, Canada and beyond but there’s also plenty to see in Washington State during a cruise and stay holiday. Here are two day trips ideas.
Cruises from Seattle take globetrotters away to a wealth of breathtaking destinations but don’t forget to take in the iconic Washington city itself, ideally with a glass of wine or beer in hand.
Alaska cruises drum up wildlife by the bucketload, stonking scenery and excellent plaid shirt models, as Sailawaze’s Editor was more than happy to discover.
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