Cruises

Setting Sail from Singapore on the Seabourn Sojourn

April 14, 2014

We recently sailed on an 11-day segment of the 2014 Seabourn World Cruise from Singapore to Mumbai, India, after spending five days in Singapore. There are two cruise ship terminals in Singapore: the Singapore Cruise Center @Harbourfront across from Sentosa Island, and the newer Marina Bay Cruise Center that is a shuttle bus ride from the Marina Bay […]

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21 Fun Facts About Mormugao, Goa, India

March 20, 2014

We will be visiting the port of Mormugao, in India’s smallest state of Goa, via a cruise ship.  In preparation, we did a little research. Here’s 21 Fun Facts About the Port of Mormugao, in Goa, India 1. Located on along the Arabian Sea on the west coast of India, Goa is India’s smallest but richest […]

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Does a 12-Year Old Need a Passport to Go on a Cruise?

March 19, 2014

I’m a planning to  take my 12-year old niece on a cruise during her summer vacation. Her parents agreed to the trip, but their first question was, “Does she need a passport to cruise?” Does a 12-Year Old Need a Passport to Go on a Cruise? The answer is “it depends on the cruise.” The […]

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18 Tips for a First-Time Cruiser

March 18, 2014

We have a friend who is a well-traveled grad student going on her first cruise with two other friends. Her question, “What tips do I need to know to have a great cruise? Here’s 18 Tips for a First-Time Cruiser: Before You Go: 1) Find and Complete the Online Check-in For Your Cruise.  Go to […]

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