Cruise Ports

15 Fun Facts About Alicante, Spain

March 31, 2015

We are planning a fall transatlantic cruise, and may have a stop at the port city of Alicante, Spain. Since it is a new destination for us, we wanted to learn more before we visit.  Alicante is a city and historic Mediterranean port on Spain’s Costa Blanca. Alicante is also the capital city of Spain’s fourth most populous province, […]

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Exploring the Cuban Coffee and Food Culture in Key West, Florida

March 27, 2015

A February 8th article in the New York Times Travel Section caught our attention: In Key West, A Taste of Cuban Coffee Culture.  We had an upcoming visit to Key West on a 7- Day Western Caribbean cruise, and we kept the article in our trip planning file to check out some of the places mentioned for Cuban cafe […]

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The Little White House in Key West, Florida

March 19, 2015

During our recent 7-Day Western Caribbean cruise on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam, we visited Key West, Florida. One of the places that I wanted to see in Key West was the Harry S. Truman Little White House museum, especially since I visited the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri last fall.  Since President Truman […]

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53 Fun Facts About Key West, Florida

March 3, 2015

We are visiting Key West, Florida later this week via our 7-Day Western Caribbean cruise on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam.  While we’ve visited this city several times before, we’ve never researched it. It turns out there are many interesting facts about Key West.  53 Fun Facts About Key West, Florida 1. The Florida Keys were first […]

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