Destination Australia & New Zealand

The wonders of Down Under are ready to explore on a growing number of cruise itineraries. With Sydney being the most popular departure port with cruises circling Australia while others add ports in New Zealand to the itinerary. Visit the Sydney Opera House, enjoy the wineries of Marlborough or take a train to Australia’s BlueContinue reading “Destination Australia & New Zealand”

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Port of Call Kota Kinabalu Located on the northern part of the island of Borneo on the South China Sea. Borneo is home to large expanses of tropical jungles that are the last refuge of orangutans and pigmy elephants. Indiscriminate logging has greatly impacted the environment but international attention from organizations that work to protectContinue reading “Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia”

A Waterfall In Skagway, Alaska

A favorite port in Alaska is Ketchikan and while it was originally the jumping off location to the Klondike gold rush, today it is a new boom town based on cruising. The town offers a number of activities and excursions, but if you don’t mind a little hiking there is a location only two milesContinue reading “A Waterfall In Skagway, Alaska”

Destination Scandinavia & N. Atlantic

Amazing Scandinavia and the North Atlantic have much to offer in the way of cruise ports of call. Visit Amsterdam’s Keukenhof tulip show, explore Icelands waterfalls and Reykjavik and stroll through picturesque Copenhagen. Find an itinerary to explore Scandinavia… SEARCH THIS WEBSITE HERE

Destination The Caribbean

From Nassau off the coast of Florida to the Dutch island of Aruba in the Southern Caribbean, the Mexican island of Cozumel in the west and Barbados sitting between the Atlantic and Caribbean, there are dozens of fantastic tropical islands and ports of call. White sand beaches, turquoise water, coral reefs, tropical breezes, rain forestsContinue reading “Destination The Caribbean”

Destination The Mediterranean

Summer is cruising season in the Mediterranean and the major cruise lines are well established in the market and offer a wide variety of itineraries. There are a number of similarities in most itineraries with the two main embarkation ports being Barcelona and the port for Rome, Civitavecchia. A majority of cruises in the easternContinue reading “Destination The Mediterranean”

Skagway, Alaska A Port Of Call

Spending a Day in a Gold Rush Town Skagway is a popular port of call on many 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’tContinue reading “Skagway, Alaska A Port Of Call”

Port of Call Cobh, Ireland

City Character – Cobh is a picturesque city centered on its waterfront. It features a beautiful Cathedral, nice shops, restaurants and pubs and The Titanic Museum. The connection to the Titanic is based on Cobh being the last port before the ship’s fateful Atlantic crossing. Cobh, Ireland was originally known as Queenstown. It was renamedContinue reading “Port of Call Cobh, Ireland”

The Island Of Maui Hawaii

The Cruise Port Of Lahaina Lahaina is the cruise port of call for the gorgeous island of Maui, a port famous for its miles of beautiful white sand beaches. Lahaina has excellent shopping in a central area famous for its galleries. The tender landing is near to a beach with plenty of beach shops andContinue reading “The Island Of Maui Hawaii”

Port Of Call Montevideo, Uruguay

Exploring The Port City Of Montevideo Tucked in between Brazil and Argentina along the South American coast is the county of Uruguay. Its capital and major port is the city of Montevideo where over half of the countries total population of just three million live. A frequent port on many South American cruise itineraries theContinue reading “Port Of Call Montevideo, Uruguay”