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A Bit Of History America Odds n' Ends

The Jones Act And What’s Wrong With Government

In The United States they’re called the Passenger Service Act and the Jones Act and they often prevent todays cruise companies from taking on and disembarking passengers in U.S. ports. The Passenger Service Act was created over 100 years ago to protect the American maritime business from foreign competition. It required that any ship carrying […]

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Caribbean Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Port Of Call San Juan, Puerto Rico

In the Caribbean there are a couple of cruise departure locations but the Caribbean’s busiest 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 […]

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Caribbean Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Port of San Juan Puerto Rico

In the Caribbean there are a couple of cruise departure locations but the Caribbean’s busiest 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 […]

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Caribbean Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Exploring San Juan Puerto Rico Port of Call

What to expect on your port days in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the heart of the Caribbean. Where your ship docks, getting around, historic forts, Spanish colonial architecture, food and culture.