Cruise Port Málaga Spain

Málaga, Spain, is a popular cruise destination on the Costa del Sol in the Mediterranean, and is located east of Gibraltar on the Alborin Sea. This port is a remarkable blend of the historic and the modern with a near perfect climate. The city of Málaga has been inhabited since prehistoric times, evidenced by the caveContinue reading “Cruise Port Málaga Spain”

Port of Call Belize

Visiting Belize And Belize City The name Belize is traditionally believed to have been derived from the Spanish pronunciation of the last name of Peter Wallace, a Scottish buccaneer who may have begun the first settlement at the mouth of the Belize River about 1638. It was also a major part of the Maya civilizationContinue reading “Port of Call Belize”

Cruise Port Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Heart of The Netherlands Approaching The Netherlands from the North Sea cruise ships navigate the North Sea Canal. The canal runs from the IJmuiden locks to the Coenhaven. East of the Coenhaven, the waterway is called the River IJ (both letters are capitalized) and continues up to the Oranjesluizen locks located in the easternContinue reading “Cruise Port Amsterdam”

The Port of Barcelona, Spain

One of Europes major cruise ports Barcelona is worth a couple of days spent exploring, sampling the food and visiting the shops. Easy to get around in and very walkable. Port of Call Barcelona Spain Barcelona is one of the two largest cruise ports in the Mediterranean and is used as an embarkation port asContinue reading “The Port of Barcelona, Spain”

The Port of San Diego

The Port of Call of San Diego in Southern California What’s not to like with a near perfect year-round temperature, 70 miles of coastline and beaches, a major U.S. Naval Base, an interesting historic area and world famous Balboa Park. Balboa features 17 museums, numerous galleries and performing arts venues along with the incredible SanContinue reading “The Port of San Diego”

The Port Of Call Nassau, Bahamas

A favorite port for three and four day cruises out of Florida as well as returning longer cruises, Nassau has a lot to offer. Where You’re Ship Docks Cruise ships dock at Prince George Wharf, sometimes as many as five are there at once. The wharf is located right in downtown Nassau with a largeContinue reading “The Port Of Call Nassau, Bahamas”

The Cruise Port of Aruba

Located deep in the Southern Caribbean, Aruba, The Netherlands Antilles is a popular vacation destination and cruise port of call. Aruba deservedly is known for some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean along with its almost perfect weather. Taking advantage of those assets the government and businesses have invested heavily in building upContinue reading “The Cruise Port of Aruba”

Cruising Antarctica – Worth The Risk?

Cruising And The Drake Passage Just within the past couple of weeks we’ve come across a few articles discussing heavy seas in Drake Passage and the problems encountered by cruise ships under way to Antarctica. It’s not really clear what the message being sent is attempting to convey but we’re left with the likely messageContinue reading “Cruising Antarctica – Worth The Risk?”

Cruise Port Of Call New Orleans

The Big Easy, Bourbon Street, St. Louis Cathedral, Beignets are all associated with America’s most notorious city and it’s waiting for you to visit. NOLA The Big Easy To begin with New Orleans is a destination virtually in a class all by itself. The city and its famous French Quarter are celebrated for history butContinue reading “Cruise Port Of Call New Orleans”

Port of Call Skagway, Alaska

Spend a Day in a Gold Rush Town Skagway is a popular port of call on Alaska cruise itineraries. With a population that fluctuates between 700 in winter and 2,000 in summer it is easy to see what drives the economy. While Skagway is small and a bit isolated that doesn’t mean there isn’t anythingContinue reading “Port of Call Skagway, Alaska”