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A Day in Amber Cove Dominican Republic

Amber Cove has only been opened since October 2015. While it is a fairly new cruise port, it’s become pretty popular among travelers as it allows them to easily access some of the Dominican Republic. If your cruise ship will be spending just a day in Amber Cove, …

A Day In Freeport Bahamas

Spending A Day In Freeport Bahamas Many cruise ships don’t stop in Freeport for longer than a day. That’s okay because you can easily get around the area and see much of what you want to in a limited amount of time. Here are some of the things …

Experience Jamaica Like A Local

Experience Jamaica Like a Local Yes Jamaica is known for reggae music, jerk seasoning and delicious rum among other things, but we’ll give you some tips to experience Jamaica like a local.  Jamaica looks a lot different through a local’s eyes versus being a tourist. You can really …

A Day In Antigua

At only 108 square miles in size, many passengers on cruise ships wonder what there actually is to do in Antigua. While it’s a rather small country, there are still plenty of places to go and because it’s so small, most of them are in walking distance. This …

Falmouth Cruise Port

Eighteen miles east of Montego Bay, the Historic Falmouth Cruise port was the first ever thematic port destination in the Caribbean.  Construction began in 2009 thanks to a joint effort between Royal Caribbean cruise line and the Port Authority of Jamaica. Their collective goal was to awaken the …

A Day in Costa Maya

Many cruise ships stop at Costa Maya. It’s fairly small, but it’s still a rather inviting place with friendly locals. If you are visiting here for just one day, there’s plenty to do to fill your time. These are some of the top things to do even if …

A Day in Tortola

Tortola is the largest of the British Virgin Islands and the most populated with around 24,000 residents.  Local lore tells us that Columbus named the island “Tortola,” meaning “turtle dove,” in Spanish.  In fact, he named it Santa Ana and when the Dutch took the island, they named …

A Day in Bonaire

A Day in Bonaire One of the interesting things about Bonaire is that it actually sits below the sea’s surface. Because of this, it’s a great place to do some underwater exploring. This small island is a treasure trove of things to do for tourists, even if they …