Cruising from San Juan

2017-08-16T15:53:02+00:00

CRUISING FROM SAN JUAN Approaching San Juan by 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 cruise lines sail from here: luxury [...]

Cruising from San Juan 2017-08-16T15:53:02+00:00

Antigua – Luxury Destination

2017-04-18T20:23:45+00:00

The view from Shirley Heights Antigua is the larger of the Leeward Islands that comprise the country of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean. An independent state since 1981, the country is promoted as a luxury destination to those seeking the warmth of the Caribbean sun and all the activities that accompany this [...]

Antigua – Luxury Destination 2017-04-18T20:23:45+00:00

5 Things to Do in Cuba

2016-11-03T13:44:31+00:00

Cuba is a popular vacation destination especially with Canadians who flock to its beaches in the wintertime for an inexpensive holiday. With the country opening up to American visitors, Cuba may be on the verge of changing to accommodate many more sun-loving and curious tourists. Here are five things to do on your visit to this [...]

5 Things to Do in Cuba 2016-11-03T13:44:31+00:00

12 Interesting Facts about the Island of Spice

2016-02-05T20:33:43+00:00

Visiting Grenada Harbour at St. Georges There are many, many islands in the Caribbean and everyone has their favorites. Grenada is often one of these favorite vacation spots. The name refers to both the country, a sovereign state since 1974, and the largest island in the six island chain that sports the same [...]

12 Interesting Facts about the Island of Spice 2016-02-05T20:33:43+00:00

Our Discover Panama Tour, October 2014

2015-02-01T20:17:04+00:00

A Cruise Holidays of Topeka group escorted by Emma Warren. Here are some highlights of the tour: The Adventurous Group from Cruise Holidays of Topeka On a Partial Transit of the Panama Canal It's a tight squeeze - a freighter in a lock on the canal. We observed [...]

Our Discover Panama Tour, October 2014 2015-02-01T20:17:04+00:00

The Fortress City

2016-02-05T21:16:24+00:00

San Juan, Puerto Rico If you are cruising the southern Caribbean, chances are you may leave from this cruise port. No, it’s not in Florida, but on the island of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a territory of, and protected by, United States. This cruise port is the city of San Juan, home to about [...]

The Fortress City 2016-02-05T21:16:24+00:00

All That’s Sweet

2016-02-05T21:33:12+00:00

 The Island of St.Kitts "Pass the sugar, please!" Years ago, the sugar used to sweeten your coffee, tea and baked goods could very well have come from the Caribbean, and specifically from a small volcanic island in the Leeward Islands called St.Kitts. Nowadays St Kitts with its capital town, Basseterre, is part of the federated [...]

All That’s Sweet 2016-02-05T21:33:12+00:00

St. Lucia

2016-02-05T21:47:52+00:00

A Favourite Cruise Ship Destination One of the favourite island port of calls of cruise lines, St. Lucia in the Lesser Antilles is a small (200,000 plus square miles) island in the Eastern Caribbean. Covered in lush vegetation, hilly – volcanoes – it has a small native population of about 175,000 which swells with cruise [...]

St. Lucia 2016-02-05T21:47:52+00:00

Survivor Series ! Seven Days on Allure of the Seas

2015-01-29T17:36:24+00:00

Seven Days on Allure of the Seas   Cha Cha and I recently spent seven wonderful days aboard  Allure of the Seas as guests of Cruise Holidays and Royal Caribbean.  Having conventions and meetings aboard cruise ships is one of the wonderful perks of working with  Cruise Holidays and being a travel writer. Allure of the Seas happens [...]

Survivor Series ! Seven Days on Allure of the Seas 2015-01-29T17:36:24+00:00