Athens Metro • Piraeus To The Acropolis

Visiting the Acropolis from the port of Piraeus Greece An easy trip from the port of Piraeus into Athens for a visit to the Acropolis is inexpensive and takes about forty minutes each way. The main Piraeus Metro station is located at the back of the port itself and is a fifteen to twenty minuteContinue reading “Athens Metro • Piraeus To The Acropolis”

The Port of Call Vancouver, Canada

This port is a popular gateway to many Alaska cruises. While it owes much of its popularity in the cruise industry to an old and archaic U.S. law called the Jones Act it deserves to be recognized as a great destination as well. Vancouver is the largest western Canadian city with a large natural harborContinue reading “The Port of Call Vancouver, Canada”

The Port Of Call Malta

Malta sits in the middle of the crossroads of the Mediterranean being mid-way between Sicily and North Africa. It has played host to numerous civilizations which gives this island a unique culture. It is a blend of Arab, Byzantine and European cultures even with its own unique language. The island is blessed with the oneContinue reading “The Port Of Call Malta”

Port Of Call Key West, Florida

Spending A Great Cruise Day In Key West Florida Many Caribbean cruises include Key West, Florida as one of their ports of call. This tropical city is an American original that has cast its spell on a number of great people for more than a century. Ernest Hemingway, President Truman, Audubon, Calvin Klein, Truman Capote,Continue reading “Port Of Call Key West, Florida”

The Port of Call Madryn, Argentina

Porta Madryn, Argentina – the Heart of Patagonia Introduction Puerto Madryn is an amazing city that is very popular with cruise itineraries in South America. While Mydryn itself is a modern and thriving city with much to offer, the big attraction in the area is the national parks. The park of Mirador Elefantes Marinos has becomeContinue reading “The Port of Call Madryn, Argentina”

The Port of Oslo, Norway

What’s In The Port of Oslo Historic, modern, remarkable Oslo. We can’t think of enough superlatives to describe this beautiful city. Within a couple of square mile area are great shops and restaurants, the Royal Palace, a truly incredible art museum, a flower market and the historic fortress. Where Your Ship Docks Most cruise shipsContinue reading “The Port of Oslo, Norway”

Port of Call Dubrovnik, Croatia

The location of a number of Game Of Thrones episodes, this ancient city invites strolling through and exploring. One of the most popular ports on The Adriatic. The Old City of Dubrovnik is where much of Game of Thrones was filmed and that has greatly added to the appeal of this already popular tourist destination.Continue reading “Port of Call Dubrovnik, Croatia”

The Port of Kotor, Montenegro

A cruise port off the Adriatic Sea that’s gaining in popularity recently as much for the historic old city as for the incredible scenery. Port of Call Kotor, Montenegro The old port of Kotor is ringed by steep limestone mountains and surrounded by fortifications built from the  Roman era to the Venetian period. It isContinue reading “The Port of Kotor, Montenegro”

The Cruise Port Of New Orleans

The Big Easy, Bourbon Street, St. Louis Cathedral, Beignets are all associated with America’s most notorious city and it’s waiting for you to visit. NOLA The Big Easy To begin with New Orleans is a destination virtually in a class all by itself. The city and its famous French Quarter are celebrated for history butContinue reading “The Cruise Port Of New Orleans”

Seward Alaska A Port of Call

The Cruise Port of Seward Seward is an important port for Alaska cruises. It is significantly farther north than other Alaska cruise ports and for many cruises it’s a turn-around port, meaning the end of one cruise and the start of another. It’s biggest attraction is that it’s a departure city for the Alaska RailroadContinue reading “Seward Alaska A Port of Call”