Shore Excursions

Touring Los Angeles and Hollywood on a Princess Cruises’ Excursion from Long Beach

November 5, 2014

During my recent 7-day California Coastal cruise on the Star Princess, I booked a shore excursion through Princess Cruises to tour Los Angeles and Hollywood during our port call in Long Beach, California. The tour, which cost $69 per person, was focused on the Chinese Theatre, Olvera Street and the Los Angles Farmers Market. After boarding our […]

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Touring the 1700’s Great House and Sugar Plantation on a Shore Excursion from Falmouth, Jamaica

August 3, 2014

Last month we sailed on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas from Ft. Lauderdale to the Western Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica was one of the port stops. Since I’d recently climbed Dunn’s River Falls, I decided to take  the 1700’s Great House and  Plantation Tour with Lunch offered through Royal Caribbean’s shore excursions.  While Falmouth is known today for being the home of one […]

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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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Cruising With a 12-Year-Old: Snorkeling and Climbing Dunn’s River Falls from Falmouth, Jamaica

May 31, 2014

Justina, my 12-year-old niece, accompanied me this week on a Western Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. On Day 4 of our cruise we visited the port of Falmouth, Jamaica. As you can see from the photo above, the 6,000+ passenger Oasis of the Seas dwarfs the relatively new cruise port at Falmouth. […]

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