In these days of “bigger is better”, many discriminating cruisers are opting for small ship cruising instead. Before we get into the reasons why, perhaps we should define what is commonly referred to as “small ship”. The term can vary depending on who is defining it ...
Barcelona, Spain, has become a popular port for cruise lines. Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, and Holland America, to name just few, offer cruises to the Western Mediterranean. The city’s art, architecture and culture make Barcelona a perfect city...
The first thing you should probably know about Dun Laoghaire, if you are a visitor, is how to pronounce the name of this seaside town, situated about 12 kilometers and a short train ride, from Dublin.
Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment. It is the perfect place to propose, get married, renew vows or enjoy an unforgettable honeymoon.
Having spent three preview cruising nights on the new NCL Bliss, I can personally say that they have a winner with their new billion-dollar ship. It was evident that sister brands Regent Seven Seas and Oceania have had a major influence on this new ship.
Cruisers are usually confronted with the question of whether they should purchase excursions to complete their days in port . Generally, there are these different mindsets when it comes to excursions:1. I have been to these ...
100 Years of Cruising A cruise is defined as a sail about in an area without a place of destination, especially for pleasure; or a voyage on a ship or boat for pleasure or as a vacation, and usually calling at several places. One can go back a hundred [...]
Cruising from San Juan Approaching San Juan from the sea San Juan, Puerto Rico is a popular cruise port, not just as a port of call but also as an embarkation port too. It is the busiest cruise port outside of Miami in North America. Many [...]
Themed Cruises When was the last time you vacationed in your favorite part of the world and saw a rock and roll singer or a country singer in concert? Or attended a Star Trek or Sci-Fi convention ? Or met a legend of baseball, your dream of a lifetime? Or took the [...]
An Open Air Museum Did you know that to see the largest collection of Roman ruins in the eastern Mediterranean you need to visit what was at one time referred to as Asia Minor? This would be the ruins of the once mighty city and seaport, of Ephesus in Turkey. City of Ephesus [...]