Dunmore East, Ireland A Port of Call

Dunmore East is the cruise ship port that serves the city of Waterford. It’s a quant seaside village with a few galleries, gift shops and restaurants and some very nice walking trails along the coast. It is a bit isolated however and transportation options are few. It is also a tender port as there areContinue reading “Dunmore East, Ireland A Port of Call”

Cruise Port Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland. Situated on a bay on the east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey, it lies within the province of Leinster. It is bordered on the south by the Dublin Mountains, a part of the Wicklow Mountains range. It has an urbanContinue reading “Cruise Port Dublin, Ireland”

Cruise Port Buenos Aries

Buenos Aries, Argentina Gateway To Cape Horn And Antarctica One of South America’s busiest cruise ports, Buenos Aries is one of the largest cities in South America with a lot to see and do. Famous for the Tango and great steaks it is also a treasure trove of history packed full of interesting sights. MostContinue reading “Cruise Port Buenos Aries”

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”

The Shetland’s Port of Lerwick

Port of call Lerwick in the Shetland Islands has been a crossroads for Vikings, Scottish lords and modern day fishing fleets. Many historic sites and a large puffin population. The Shetland Islands, formerly Zetland, are a subarctic island group in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated in the Northern Atlantic, between Great Britain, the FaroeContinue reading “The Shetland’s Port of Lerwick”

Cruise Life Magazine Vol. 1 No. 4

In This Issue Cruising Etiquette Old San Juan The Jones Act Common Courtesy In Cruising You don’t need a Miss Manners at sea to know there are some basic, common sense rules of etiquette for cruising. No, there is no handbook on it, but the key words here are “common sense.” For some less thoughtfulContinue reading “Cruise Life Magazine Vol. 1 No. 4”

Port of Call Barcelona

One of Europes major cruise ports Barcelona is worth a couple of days spent exploring, sampling the food and visiting the shops. Easy to get around in and very walkable. The Port of Call Barcelona Spain Barcelona is one of the two largest cruise ports in the Mediterranean and is used as an embarkation portContinue reading “Port of Call Barcelona”

Bangkok’s Cruise Port At Laem Chabang

Laem Chabang Cruise Gateway to Bangkok, Thailand Cruising in the South China Sea is becoming increasingly popular which normally includes one or two ports of call in Thailand. Thailand is one of the most advanced and open nations in Southeast Asia, and was once known as Siam. It is bordered by Myanmar (Burma) to theContinue reading “Bangkok’s Cruise Port At Laem Chabang”

Barbados Port of Call

Barbados is a popular port of call on Southern Caribbean itineraries. General– Barbados is in the Lesser Antilles, the eastern most island in the Caribbean. It is an independent British Commonwealth nation, bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Caribbean Sea. Barbados is also a popular departure portContinue reading “Barbados Port of Call”

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”