Information on where your ship docks, getting around, attractions and money to make the most of your port visit.
Roatan Honduras, a popular cruise port on Western Caribbean itineraries is noted for its great beaches, water sports like skin and scuba diving and eco wildlife tours. Info on where you dock and what to see. Some Good Links To More Information On Visiting Roatan Honduras >
The town gets its name from the Tongass and Tlingit Indians who named their fish camp kitschk-hin, meaning stream with “thundering wings of eagles.” While Skagway attracted gold prospectors, Ketchikan was a treasure trove of abundant fish and timber that attracted Americans to the area. In 1885, Mike Martin bought 160 acres from ChiefContinue reading “Port of Call Ketchikan”
The Sultanate of Brunei Brunei is a tiny nation on the island of Borneo. It’s known for the opulent Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, adorned with chandeliers, stained glass and Italian marble, and surrounded by a lagoon. Nearby, the Royal Regalia Building showcases a gold carriage and lavish gifts presented to the sultan. To theContinue reading “Port of Call Brunei”
Nha Trang, Vietnams Resort City Nha Trang is a major Vietnamese resort area famous for beautiful beaches and a growing entertainment venue. It is Vietnam’s most popular coastal town that has benefitted from its proximity to a number of beautiful beaches. Directly across the water from downtown is Tre Island that boasts an amusement parkContinue reading “Port of Call Nha Trang, Vietnam”
Cruise Port New Orleans, The Big Easy To begin with New Orleans is a destination virtually in a class by itself. The city is famous for its history having been settled first by French trappers in the seventeenth century, than ceded to the Spanish in 1762 by Treaty. Following a number of fires in theContinue reading “Port of Call New Orleans”
Above: The City of Cobh, Ireland viewed from the pier. Visitors Center and train station in foreground. Central Cohb and the dock areaPort Location & Facilities – Cruise ships will normally dock right in town only steps from shops and restaurants and immediately next to the rail station. There is no cruise ship terminal forContinue reading “The Port of Cobh, Ireland”
Port Location & Facilities – Large cruise ships currently are docking in an industrial port. It is about a mile and a half walk to get out of the port and to the edge of the city proper (3Arena). There is currently no cruise ship terminal, so ships will have to use boarding ramps. ForContinue reading “The Port of Dublin, Ireland”