Review: Amber Cove Cruise Port (Dominican Republic)


A few months ago I visited the port of Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic for the first time during a seven-night sailing on Carnival Breeze. Almost immediately, it became one of my favorite ports of call in the Caribbean, a short distance from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Port Canaveral. As of 2021, Holland America […]

Top 5 Destination Cruises for 2020

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Literally thousands of cruises leave each year from ports across the coastal United States. The majority of these cruises fit into typical itineraries with the standard ports of call. However, scattered into these cruises are unique destinations that may only be visited a few times per year by any cruise ship. Top 5 Destination Cruises […]

Cruise Ship Now Docking in Cambodia After Coronavirus Fears

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After being turned away from numerous ports over coronavirus concerns, Holland America Line finally found a country willing to allow the ms Westerdam to dock and disembark passengers. The ship wll now dock in Sihanoukville, Cambodia on Thursday, February 13. Previously, the cruise ship had been turned away from Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Guam and the […]

Tour Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

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This is a photo tour of Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, MSC Cruises’ brand new private destination in the Bimini Islands. Earlier this month we had a chance to check out the new private island in the Bahamas that MSC Cruises has spent years developing. Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve was first announced in 2015, […]