Blake Shelton Cruise Guests Experience the Spice of Life in Puerto Rico

By Nancy Schretter San Juan, Puerto Rico is one of the Eastern Caribbean’s most diverse and exciting ports of call. This capital city of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, offers a unique blend of so many factors: old and new; American and Taino/European cultures; art and adventure. Cruisers can stroll down bustling cobblestone streets filled […]

Popular Tortuga Rum Cakes expands to Falmouth, Jamaica

The popular Tortuga Rum Cake chain has now expanded to Falmouth, Jamaica. Last week Tortuga International Holdings opened a 395-square foot store in the recently-built Falmouth cruise port, as reported by the Jamaica Observer. The Falmouth location offers rum cakes, Caribbean sauces, famous Blue Mountain Coffee, and other souvenirs. With over 600,000 cruise passengers a […]

Remember Mother With A Cruise For Mother’s Day

Remembering Mothers on Mother’s Day is critical.  Way more critical than remembering Fathers on Fathers Day, that lesser of holidays.  Dinner at a favorite restaurant, a box of candy or flowers are traditional gifts one might think of for Mother’s Day, but how about a cruise for Mom? For those who don’t much care for […]

Carnival Dream Misses San Juan Port Call

The folks aboard the 9 nt. journey on Carnival’s Dream won’t be making the stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico today. Apparently the life boats hang very low on the ship and the way the pier is set up, the life boats would hit the pier causing an issue in docking. A passenger who was […]