The Key West, Florida Cruise Port

Spending A Great Cruise Day In Key West 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, TennesseeContinue reading “The Key West, Florida Cruise Port”

Auckland, New Zealand & 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 “city of sails” because of the many marinasContinue reading “Auckland, New Zealand & The Bay of Islands”

Cruise Port of Call Bermuda

The Port of Kings Wharf Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom. They are part of the British Empire that have not been granted independence or have voted to remain British territories. Bermuda is located in the western Atlantic due east of Hilton Head South Carolina. EvenContinue reading “Cruise Port of Call Bermuda”

Akaroa, New Zealand, A Port of Call

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 from the growing popularity of cruising around Australia and New Zealand. The port of call Akaroa, New Zealand is located onContinue reading “Akaroa, New Zealand, A Port of Call”

Bangkok Thailand – A Port of Call

Laem Chabang is the port city serving Bangkok Thailand and where most cruise ships dock. Bangkok is home to an incredible number of Buddhist temples, the Grand Palace and much more. Laem Chabang The Port of Bangkok Cruising in the South China Sea is becoming increasingly popular which normally includes one or two ports ofContinue reading “Bangkok Thailand – A Port of Call”

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, aroundContinue reading “Villefranche-sur-Mer, A Port of Call”

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 everyContinue reading “Lisbon Portugal – A Port of Call”

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 flowsContinue reading “Cruise Port of Call Manila”

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 CaribbeanContinue reading “Cruise Port of Roatan, Honduras”

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 LindosContinue reading “Port Of Call Rhodes Greece”