Cruise Ports

7 Fun Facts About Fuerte Armador, Panama

July 17, 2014

Fuerte Amador, situated at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, is a man-made peninsula extending out into the Pacific Ocean near Panama City. Fuerte Amador consists of a one-mile causeway that connects four small islands. Named after the first Panamanian President, Manuel Amador Guerrero, Fuerte Armador was the site of several former United States Army bases used to […]

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Destination Discovery: Nosy Be, Madagascar

July 16, 2014

We’ve always wanted to visit Nosy Be, an island off the northwest coast of Madagascar. Madagascar is an island-country in the Indian Ocean located off of the southeastern coast of Africa. Nosy Be is a popular port on World Cruises, and is one of our “bucket list” destinations.  We are thrilled to share this guest […]

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5 Fun Facts About Huatulco, Mexico

July 10, 2014

Located in one of the most prominent sites of Mexican culture, Huatulco (pronounced wah-TOOL-co) lies along the Bays of Oaxaca, Mexico, about 310 miles south of Acapulco. Huatulco is located at the edge of the Sierra Madre Mountains, and spreads about 20 miles along the shoreline. As an ecologically-friendly tourist site, this city of 50,000 keeps the […]

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Cruising With a 12-Year-Old: Para-sailing from Cozumel, Mexico

June 5, 2014

Last week my 12-year-old niece Justina accompanied me on a Western Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. When we visited the port of Cozumel, Mexico, on day 6 of our cruise, we still had a couple of items to cross off of Justina’s “wish list” for her first cruise. Her priorities were to: […]

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