A Snorkeling Adventure and Walk in Nassau, Bahamas

An Excursion on your own in Nassau, Bahamas Nassau is a fairly popular port and for more reasons than its geographic location. There is no shortage of things you can do if you put your mind to doing a little hunting. Sure, like most ports, there are people selling you trips and adventures and taxi … Continue reading A Snorkeling Adventure and Walk in Nassau, Bahamas

Messina, Sicily cruise excursion on your own to Taormina

Messina, Sicily, Italy There are many ships that call into this port and we recently traveled here on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas on a seven night cruise of the eastern Mediterranean run. The Straits of Messina are really quite nice to pass through and are very scenic. If you travel through them … Continue reading Messina, Sicily cruise excursion on your own to Taormina

A port call to Chania Crete in Greece

A visit to the port of Chania in Crete This port of call is an easy one to navigate.  There is a bus that collects you directly a the port  that costs just Euro 1,50 each way.  It drops you off directly on the outside of the old port town of Chania. The first thing … Continue reading A port call to Chania Crete in Greece

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

One Excursion you should pass up in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Ocho Rios, Jamaica While we were cruising on the Norwegian Pearl, my partner mentioned to me several times about a horseback riding experience he had in Mexico that was incredible.  We usually do not take the shore excursions but there was one promoted on our next stop of Ocho Rios by Chukka, the tour operator, … Continue reading One Excursion you should pass up in Ocho Rios, Jamaica