Barbados Port of Call

Barbados is a popular port of call on Southern Caribbean itineraries. General– Barbados is in the Lesser Antilles, the eastern most island in the Caribbean. It is an independent British Commonwealth nation, bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Caribbean Sea. Barbados is also a popular departure portContinue reading “Barbados Port of Call”

Civitavecchia, Rome’s Port

Civitavecchia is a seaside city and the port serving the city of Rome. The city is serviced by frequent train service from Rome along with service to other Italian destinations. The Cruise port is only a short five or six block walk along the waterfront on Via Aurelia from the train station. Once inside theContinue reading “Civitavecchia, Rome’s Port”

Tenerife, Canary Islands Port of Call

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands West of southern Morocco in the Atlantic Ocean sits a cluster of volcanic islands called The Canaries. The Canary Islands feature a rugged volcanic landscape known for the black and white sand beaches. Tenerife, the largest island, is dominated by an active volcano Mt. Teide, which has its ownContinue reading “Tenerife, Canary Islands Port of Call”

Port Of Call Honolulu, Hawaii

Cruise Port Honolulu. Honolulu is a frequent stop for cruise ships repositioning in the Pacific, cruises going out of the west coast of the U.S. And Canada as well as cruising the Hawaiian Islands. It is the largest city in the islands, the states Capital and gateway to Hawaii’s most developed island. Honolulu is locatedContinue reading “Port Of Call Honolulu, Hawaii”

Ushuaia, Argentina’s Port of Call

Ushuaia The Gateway to Antarctica Introduction Ushuaia is often referred to as the end of the world and is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is recognized as the southernmost city in the world. Ushuaia is located in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, boundedContinue reading “Ushuaia, Argentina’s Port of Call”

Seven Day Caribbean Itineraries

Popular Caribbean Cruises  If you are looking for a little bigger taste of the Caribbean than those three or four night cruises, the next step up is the week-long cruise. The major cruise lines typically divide their itineraries between east and west Caribbean. The east usually includes St. Thomas and the Dutch side of SintContinue reading “Seven Day Caribbean Itineraries”

Mediterranean Cruise Itineraries

Planing A Mediterranean Cruise Summer is the major 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. Venice,Continue reading “Mediterranean Cruise Itineraries”

Bermuda • The Port of Kings Wharf

Port of Call Bermuda Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory or one of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories of which there are 14 that fall under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom. They are the parts of the British Empire that have not been granted independence or have voted to remain British territories.Continue reading “Bermuda • The Port of Kings Wharf”

Alaska’s Icy Straight Point Port of Call

General – This is a nature port on Chichagof Island which opened in 2004 and is only open when cruise ships are in. It was developed by the Native Tlingits and celebrates their culture. It is the ideal location for viewing wildlife and sea life. Hoonah, the only town on the island is described asContinue reading “Alaska’s Icy Straight Point Port of Call”

Sint Maarten Port of Call

General – This island is divided into two parts, Sint Maarten is the Dutch side while Saint Martin is the French side. It is a favorite cruise destination because the cruise port can handle several large cruise ships at one time. Where You’re Docked – The cruise ships dock on the Dutch side close toContinue reading “Sint Maarten Port of Call”