Weighing Port Excursions Against Going It Alone Many people like the convenience of a ship sponsored tour, but we are just not “guided tour” enthusiasts, even as we’ve taken on a fair number of them. To begin with, there are some land tours that just make sense under some circumstances. First is where there isContinue reading “Do It Yourself Cruise Tours”
Once an out-of-the-way island, Grenada is gaining in popularity as a cruise ship port of call. The capital of St. George is considered by many as one of the Caribbean’s most picturesque towns wrapping around a half-moon shaped harbor. Called the spice island it is also a great place to shop for nutmeg and otherContinue reading “Cruise Ports of Dominica & Grenada”
A popular port of call on Alaska cruises, Victoria is located on Vancouver Island and features great gardens, nearby wine country, and much to see in its own right.
An oAn verview of popular cruise options in Asia from the Sea of Japan, the South China Sea to repositioning itineraries. More Articles On Asian Ports Singapore Brunei Saigon Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City) Hong Kong Manila Bangkok Thailand Da Nang, Vietnam
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 “Visiting The Laid Back Port Of Lahaina Maui”
116 miles of Mediterranean coast in western Israel stretchs from Lebanon in the north to Gaza in the south. The two major ports of call for cruise ships are Ashdod just north of Gaza and Haifa another 70 miles north.
Dominating the passageway from the Atlantic into the Mediterranean the Rock of Gibraltar effectively controls the Straights of Gibraltar and is a British possession. This port of call offers a number of unique experiences for the cruise passenger.
In an effort to make our articles more usable. We are creating pdf versions of our articles specifically to be downloaded, saved and printed. We’re excited at the reception of this feature thus far and will be working to update and convert many previous articles in the future. Below is an easy index to currentlyContinue reading “Our pdf Library”
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 “The Cruise Port of Bar Harbor Maine”
The cruise port of Akaroa, New Zealand is a popular resort area for New Zealanders being less than fifty miles from Christ Church and is also seeing more frequent visits by cruise ships with the growing popularity of cruising around Australia and New Zealand. The cruise port of call Akaroa, New Zealand is located onContinue reading “Port of Call Akaroa, New Zealand”