CURRENT NEWS 7/19/21

JULY 19, 2021 JULY 15, 2021 SPECIAL CRUISING UPDATE CDC Gets Temporary Stay In Florida v. CDC The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily blocked a judge’s ruling that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pandemic regulations for cruise ship operation were too onerous and arbitrary. The lawsuit, filed by FloridaContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 7/19/21”

Using Cellular Phones At Sea

Often when people take a cruise they want to stay in touch with family back home by calling. Before you take that cruise it is advisable to check with you cellular service concerning your options and costs. Being forewarned is forearmed. Using cell phones while on a cruise can be very expensive. The major U.S.Continue reading “Using Cellular Phones At Sea”

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”

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”

Port of Reykjavik, Iceland

Stark, Wild, Fascinating Reykjavik Reykjavik is a beautiful city with the focus being its waterfront. On the water at the center of town is the Opera House and the square in front is the usual stop for the shuttles from the dock. That makes it a convenient meeting point where you will catch the returningContinue reading “Port of Reykjavik, Iceland”

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”