Belize | Fun in the Sun

Belize is now open to tourism again after the recent pandemic restrictions world-wide. This small Caribbean country (70 miles wide by about 400 miles long) in Central America has so much to offer the visitor...

Belize | Fun in the Sun2021-06-24T19:03:56+00:00

A Breath of Fresh Air for Royal Caribbean Group

Sciences Leads the Way for Royal Caribbean Group’s HVAC System Most of us are familiar with Royal Caribbean International and their fleet of  cruise ships that sail the seven seas. You may not be quite so familiar with the parent company Royal Caribbean Group which encompasses several cruise lines to include: Royal [...]

A Breath of Fresh Air for Royal Caribbean Group2021-03-02T19:23:06+00:00

Fun in the Sun | Barbados

If you have a warm weather vacation in mind, Barbados should be near the top of your list if not at the very top. Like a few other islands in this southern vacation wonderland, it is the Caribbean with an English twist: ...

Fun in the Sun | Barbados2019-06-12T19:10:44+00:00

The International Date Line

Because the world is round and rotates creating day and night the question becomes: when does the day start and where? To fix a time – and consequently a date – it was decided in 1884 to establish the International Date Line at 180 degrees longitude ...

The International Date Line2018-11-27T20:23:02+00:00

Ships Within Ships

Many loyal followers of cruise lines have the opportunity these days of “stepping up” to luxury but still cruising on their favorite ships with the concept of an exclusive area or "ship within a ship". Cruisers are familiar with the difference ...

Ships Within Ships2018-07-25T16:35:43+00:00

Mdina, Malta

While Valletta in Malta is a spectacular tourist destination and popular cruise port in the Mediterranean, do not hesitate to venture further inland in your exploration of this tiny island. One town you should not miss is the walled city of Mdina.

Mdina, Malta2018-05-29T16:53:37+00:00

Barcelona, Spain

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 Eastern Mediterranean.  The city’s art, architecture ...

Barcelona, Spain2018-04-10T14:11:40+00:00

10 Lesser Known Cruise Ports of Call

All the “popular” cruise itineraries visit the most “popular” ports of call. It is a question of the hen versus the egg – which came first. Are the more popular ports the result of the popular itineraries? Partially, yes. That is why you see ...

10 Lesser Known Cruise Ports of Call2018-03-22T21:13:39+00:00

7  Reasons to Re-Position Cruise

Cruise lines have various itineraries that they offer throughout the year. What itinerary works for Alaska in the summer months obviously does not work in the dead of winter. So Spring and Fall, these cruise liners must shift to a more favorable climate ...

7  Reasons to Re-Position Cruise2018-01-22T19:22:49+00:00

Cruising from San Juan

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 cruise [...]

Cruising from San Juan2017-08-16T15:50:35+00:00
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