Once you’ve booked your cruise one of the next decisions you need to make is whether you should do a shore excursion or not. Personally I think booking a shore excursion depends on the person who is travelling or the port you are visiting. After booking the cruise it is important to do some research… Continue reading Should you book a Shore Excursion on a Cruise?
Dubrovnik was both a short and early port of call for us as we docked at 7:00 and then left at 13:00. The ship offered passengers the chance to buy a ticket for a shuttle bus to Old Town for $15 per person but we chose not to get a ticket. Once we docked at… Continue reading Dubrovnik: A Cruise Port Guide
Santorini is a tender port which we didn't reach until mid afternoon. Most cruise companies will operate a ticketed tender service so that passengers are not all rushing at once to disembark the ship. Once off the ship we chose to get a cable car up to Fira which costs €6 each way or you… Continue reading Cruise Port Guide: Santorini
A lot of people will know Corfu as a resort holiday destination but there is more to Corfu, I recently visited Corfu as a port of call on a cruise. Cruise ships dock in a different area to where a lot of holidaymakers will go for a resort holiday as it docks closer to… Continue reading Cruise Port Guide: Corfu
When going on a cruise there are some sail ins to the port which are worth watching and Kotor is definitely one of those places. Kotor is known as one of the most northernly fjords, having done a Norwegian fjords cruise last year I can see why. The ship that we were on docked close… Continue reading Cruise Port Guide: Kotor
This is the second part to my latest post with more tips for your first cruise. First post can be found here: Tips For Your First Cruise Daily Newsletter Each evening there will be a daily newsletter delivered to your cabin, which will enclose details of what is going on around the ship the next day,… Continue reading Tips for a First Time Cruiser Part 2