DIY Shore Excursions in Cozumel and Grand Cayman

Save money by easily doing your own shore excursions in  Cozumel and Grand Cayman The Carnival Paradise departing from the Port of Tampa does four and five day cruises and calls into Cozumel on the four day itinerary and adds Grand Cayman to the five day runs. Other cruise ships that include these two ports … Continue reading DIY Shore Excursions in Cozumel and Grand Cayman

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Coco Cay for fun and sun

What to do on Coco Cay, Bahamas? Much like the cruise lines other private islands, this private island isn't much different - a slice of paradise with something for everyone looking for a great day out and off ship. The cruise industry has a number of these and the first time I was on a … Continue reading Coco Cay for fun and sun

An excursion on Mykonos Island on your own

Mykonos Town - Ano Mera - Kalafati Beach If arriving by cruise ship there will be taxis to go to the town right at the port - It was something like  5 or 8 Euros and not a long ride - but not something I'd suggest walking either and I've done walking from ports to … Continue reading An excursion on Mykonos Island on your own

The Perfect $7.50 Excursion on Grand Cayman

George Town, Grand Cayman By now you know we're kind of cheap but splurge on some things.  Well after a very expensive shore excursion that totally sucked (not totally, ten minutes out of the four hours was great) in Jamaica, we opted for our own thing on Grand Cayman recently. Not our first or second … Continue reading The Perfect $7.50 Excursion on Grand Cayman

Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas: What to do there.

What a great little island to getaway from it all.  And while you might be sharing the island with 2,000 of your fellow Norwegian Cruise Line passengers (it is their private island) it doesn't have to feel that way. We took the tender (no other way to get there since they won't let you swim … Continue reading Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas: What to do there.

The Best Snorkeling in Curacao

The best snorkeling in Curacao: Carracasbaai One good thing about a cruise port day in Curacao is that you can visit the town, eat some lunch, and still hit the beach and do some snorkeling.  Some really good snorkeling can be found in Carracasbaai, Curacao - a rather plain and in some places rocky, beach … Continue reading The Best Snorkeling in Curacao