Help From The State Department

Extra Protection While Traveling In the words of Monty Python; “Nobody expected the Spanish Inquisition” but travel always has a certain element of risk. Unfortunately todays news is making that painfully clear. One of the most important things you need when natural disasters and civil unrest erupts in a country where you’re traveling is aContinue reading “Help From The State Department”

Port of Call Singapore

The port city of Singapore is likely what the future will look like. A world-class city that is modern, clean, safe and easy to get around in. You will be amazed by this place and you cannot say too much about the people, who are friendly, courteous and seem to live life with a dedicationContinue reading “Port of Call Singapore”

Đà Nẵng, Vietnam A Port of Call

Visiting Da Nang and nearby Hoi An Vietnam Downtown Da Nang is a modern cosmopolitan city, with an impressive skyline, major shopping options, parks, walking malls, and a beautiful beach. The Han River runs through the center of the city, and is crossed by four incredible bridges. The bridges offer an incredible light display ofContinue reading “Đà Nẵng, Vietnam A Port of Call”

Bar Harbor Maine A New England Port

Visiting The Cruise Port of Bar Harbor, Maine A favorite stop for New England and Canada Maritime cruises, Bar Harbor has a lot to offer. The town itself and waterfront are the major attraction with a number of shops and great restaurants to visit. Where Your Ship Docks Bar Harbor is a tender port andContinue reading “Bar Harbor Maine A New England Port”

Rhodes Greece, A Port Of Call

Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος, romanized: Ródos [ˈroðos]) is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece and is also the island group’s capital. The island was the site of the legendary Colossus of Rhodes, a statue of the Greek sun-god Helios, erected by Chares of Lindos in 280 BC. It was one of the Seven WondersContinue reading “Rhodes Greece, A Port Of Call”

Port of San Juan Puerto Rico

In the Caribbean there are a couple of cruise departure locations but its main cruise port is San Juan Puerto Rico. This port provides a large natural harbor and perhaps the largest international airport in the region. San Juan is a big metropolitan area with beaches, resort hotels and casinos but the focus for mostContinue reading “Port of San Juan Puerto Rico”

Flying Health Advice

Keeping Safe While Flying Note: In the times of the Covid pandemic there is actually a bit of good news for air travelers. With all the emphasis on mask wearing you will no longer stick out in a crowd if you use masking as a precaution. While some airlines are requiring N95 masks to flyContinue reading “Flying Health Advice”