Amsterdam Port of Call

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 eastern part of Amsterdam. Than fromContinue reading “Amsterdam Port of Call”

Cruise Life Magazine Vol. 1 No. 3

In This Issue: Alaska Cruise/Land Tours Cruise Pricing Cruising The Caribbean #1 Alaska Cruise/Land Tour To Denali One of the most popular land tours in the cruising world is traveling to Denali National Park in Alaska. Most everyone has dreamed about riding in those observation train cars rolling through the wilderness of Alaska and mostContinue reading “Cruise Life Magazine Vol. 1 No. 3”

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”

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”

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”

CURRENT NEWS 7/15/21

JULY 15, 2021 CRUISING IN THE NEWS Covid Test Cancels Cruise To Nowhere Nearly 3,000 passengers and crew are disembarking a Dream Cruises Cruise To Nowhere in Singapore on Wednesday after being confined in their cabins when one passenger tested positive for Covid-19. Norwegian Cruise Line Has Filed a Preliminary Injunction in Florida asking toContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 7/15/21”