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The Port Of Cozumel Mexico

Port of Call The Island Of Cozumel This port of call is often referred to as Cozumel, but it is actually island on the southeast coast of Mexico and the actual port city is San Miguel de Cozumel. Located off the Yucatan peninsula it is part of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo and a […]

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Those Caribbean Cruise Private Islands

In any number of surveys one of the top reasons for booking a Caribbean cruise is spending time on a tropical beach. If that’s what attracts you to Caribbean cruising make sure your cruise includes a day at a private island. Lots of time on a beautiful tropical beach, water sports, cook-outs, restaurants and bars, […]

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Port Of Call Costa Maya

Costa Maya, Mexico • The Making Of A Cruise Port The cruise industry, over the past three or four decades, has changed the world. Growing exponentially from a handful of ships to literally hundreds and thousands and along with that growth has come an ever expanding demand for ports of call. Large seaports, capable of […]

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Spending Time In Barbados

Barbados is one of the oldest English outposts in the Caribbean and has been an independent nation since 1966. It enjoys one of the Caribbean’s highest literacy rates and standards of living. Its location puts it deep into the southern Caribbean on its eastern edge. It is also boarded on the east by the Atlantic […]

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Port of Call Grenada

Once an out-of-the-way island, Grenada is gaining in popularity as a cruise port of call. The capital of St. George is considered by many as one of the Caribbean’s most picturesque towns wrapping around a half-moon shaped harbor. Called the spice island it is a great place to shop for nutmeg and other spices. Where […]

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Caribbean Cruise Port of Call Dominica

Docking In Roseau, Dominica The rainforests of this tiny nation are what draw visitors to this lush island along with some incredible snorkeling and diving sites. Dominica is home to incredible hiking trails, many leading to the islands amazing waterfalls. Geologically Dominica is one of the most recently formed Caribbean islands. Created by volcanos rising […]

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The Cruise Port of Fredireksted St. Croix

Visiting St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands At 84 square miles, St. Croix is the largest island in the Virgin Island group and significantly more rural than its neighbors. The island features a rain forest in its western interior, an arid climate in the east third of the island along with two historic towns. The island […]

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What’s Happening In Key West

Update On Key West Cruise Visit Article I posted a recent article about our cruise ship visiting Key West in February. Our ship gave us a warning about environmentalists that could be demonstrating while we were in Key West. For years the environmentalists have been arguing that the big ships in the narrow channel stir […]

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Cruise Port of Puerto Plata

Literally the Port of Silver In The Dominican Republic There’s a lot of history and culture in Puerto Plata from the city’s nearby downtown area to the island’s famous rum distillery. Puerto Plata is the Dominican Republic’s oldest and most popular resort destination with miles and miles of beautiful white sand beaches. Located within a […]

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Cruise Ports Of St. Thomas USVI

St. Thomas is the most populated of the U.S. Virgin Islands and is a major port of call for Caribbean cruise itineraries. There are two widely separated cruise ship docks so you should try and check out where your ship will tie up. It will either be Crown Bay that’s west of Charlotte Amalie or […]