CuraƧao, NA Port of Call

CuraƧao, A Nice Blend of Two Worlds Wouldnā€™t it be great if we could move tropical seas, palm trees and great beaches to Northern Europe? Itā€™s not going to happen, so the next best thing, is to move the Netherlands into the Southern Caribbean. Welcome to CuraƧao. There are a number of European influenced islandsContinue reading “CuraƧao, NA Port of Call”

Ketchikan Port of Call Alaska

By 1936 there were seven canneries working, producing almost two million cases of salmon a season. The need for lumber fostered the Ketchikan Spruce Mills built in 1903, which operated for over 70 years. The lumber industry collapsed when the Clinton administration moved to reduce timber cutting in Alaska by having the U.S. Forest serviceContinue reading “Ketchikan Port of Call Alaska”

The Port of Call Maui Hawaii

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 and great restaurants serving up HawaiianContinue reading “The Port of Call Maui Hawaii”

The Port of Kona, Hawaii

The Port of Kona or Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii Kona is a favorite stop for cruise ships visiting the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Famous for its coffee, beaches and Volcano National Park on the island. Where the Tenders Dock There are no docking facilities so cruise ships anchor out, using tenders toContinue reading “The Port of Kona, Hawaii”

Juneau, Alaska Port of Call

A Day in the Port of Juneau Probably the most isolated state capital in the United States and one of two that you cannot drive to (Hawaii). It is also one of the most frequented cities on Alaska cruise itineraries. Besides being isolated and the states capital it also has a lot to offer. WhereContinue reading “Juneau, Alaska Port of Call”

Fredireksted, St. Croix USVI

Port of Call Fredireksted, St. Croix At 84 square miles, St. Croix is the largest island in the Virgin Island group and significantly more rural than the others. The island features a rain forest in its western interior, an arid climate in the east along with two historic towns. The island was a possession ofContinue reading “Fredireksted, St. Croix USVI”

The Greek Island Of Mykonos

Mykonos The Greek islands attract people from all over the world and the most popular of these pieces of paradise is Mykonos. It features an exciting nightlife and a cosmopolitan atmosphere that attracts visitors of all ages who come for a number of reasons. The island is famous for partying, relaxation, picturesque villages and magnificentContinue reading “The Greek Island Of Mykonos”

The Ports of Roatan, Honduras

The Caribbean Island of Roatan, Honduras Roatan is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands in the Caribbean and is becoming a popular cruise itinerary destination. Like many Caribbean destinations it is recognized for its beautiful beaches, water sports, including premier scuba and skin diving, and modern resorts. To accommodate the cruise ships the HondurasContinue reading “The Ports of Roatan, Honduras”

The Port Of Cozumel Mexico

Port of Call Cozumel Cozumel is referred to as the port of call, is actually an island on the southeast coast of Mexico with the actual port city being San Miguel de Cozumel. Located off the Yucatan peninsula it is part of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo and a very popular cruise stop onContinue reading “The Port Of Cozumel Mexico”

Cabo San Lucas Port

Baja California is a slender peninsula sticking south from the continent in western Mexico for almost a thousand miles. To the west is the Pacific Ocean and to the east is the Sea of Cortes blessing it with almost two thousand miles of spectacular beaches. At the very southern tip is a world class destinationContinue reading “Cabo San Lucas Port”