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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Port of Call Bermuda

The Port of Kings Wharf 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 […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising Europe

Villefranche-sur-Mer, A Port of Call

Villefranche-sur-Mer or just Villefranche is a picturesque town on the French Riviera featured on many cruise itineraries. The town itself is between Monte Carlo and Nice with Cannes only a little farther (19 miles) away. The quant waterfront is lined with cafes and restaurants and stretches from the marina, where the tenders tie up, around […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising Europe

Lisbon Portugal – A Port of Call

It’s easy while walking the streets of Lisbon to think you have somehow slipped back in time. The port of call of Lisbon really seems to live in the past. Quant cobblestoned streets lead to plazas bordered by palaces, churches and castles. Attractive small cafes and restaurants abound and shops and galleries invite at every […]

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Asia Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Cruise Port of Call Manila

The Cruise Port of Manila Philippines Manila is the capital of the Philippines, an island country in Southeast Asia and is a major city having a population of 1.7 million. It has been the country’s largest city for almost 400 years. It sits on Manila Bay, on the island of Luzon. The Pasig River flows […]

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Central & South America Cruise Ports of Call

Cruise Port of Roatan, Honduras

Roatan, Honduras – The Other Caribbean Most everyone is familiar with at least a few Caribbean islands like Sint Maarten, the Virgin Islands, Jamaica and Grand Cayman but there are a number of lesser known tropical islands that share that same Caribbean Sea. Roatan is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands in the Caribbean […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Europe

Port Of Call Rhodes Greece

The Island of Rhodes Greece – Crossroads of the Eastern Mediterranean Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος, romanized: Ródos [ˈroðos]) is the largest of the Dodecanese islands of Greece and is also the island group’s capital. The island was the site of the Colossus of Rhodes, a statue of the Greek sun-god Helios, erected by Chares of Lindos […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising General Pacific & Down Under

Port of Call Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland New Zealand and The Bay of Islands Auckland is a popular port for cruise itineraries around Australia and New Zealand as well as Pacific repositioning cruises. Most itineraries with a port call in Auckland also include a stop at The Bay of Islands. The city is built around two bays and calls itself the […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Pacific & Down Under

Port of Call Akaroa, New Zealand

The cruise port of Akaroa, New Zealand is a popular resort area for New Zealanders being less than fifty miles from Christ Church. The area is also seeing more frequent visits by cruise ships with the growing popularity of cruising around Australia and New Zealand. The port of call Akaroa, New Zealand is located on […]

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Europe

Exploring Lerwick And The Shetland Islands

Located in the North Sea one hundred fifty miles north of Scotland is the Shetland Islands. The largest island is Shetland Mainland with three additional smaller islands named Yell, Unst and Fetlair. Lerwick, the major town in the archipelago, is located on the east coast of Shetland Mainland. Most of Lerwick’s buildings are made of […]

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America Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Port of Call Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale is a popular South Florida tourist destination as well as a major cruise departure port that has much to offer. As a cruise departure port it has the unique advantage of being located within two miles of its international airport. As a tropical vacation city it boasts some of the best beaches in […]