(stay) Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection Review

Posted Posted in Discover, North America, Canada, and New England, Port Buzz, Ports

Design Inspiration: chic beach house meets private yacht club aesthetic. Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection launched last week and is ready to welcome cruise visitors to the city by the bay. Hotel Republic San Diego is a design-forward Autograph Collection hotel by Marriott International. Doors opened officially on November 8th, 2017 in downtown San Diego as part of Autograph […]

Photo by Carrie Finley Bajak

(Port Buzz) Catalina Island Undersea Expedition Tour

Posted Posted in Discover, Port Buzz, Ports

Explore and experience the undersea beauty of Catalina Island on the Sea Wolf  Semi-Submersible Vessel Catalina Island is a popular cruise port offering visitors plenty of activities. For those that want to learn about the underwater world located beneath the surface surrounding Avalon, a laid-back island town of 3,736 people then the Undersea Expedition Tour is a great choice. One of the big […]

Eat: Coasterra In San Diego Tops For Cruise Visitors

Posted Posted in Cruise Tips, Discover, North America, Canada, and New England, Port Buzz, Ports, San Diego

Coasterra – a top culinary destination in San Diego. Cruising San Diego? Dine at Coasterra, an award-winning Modern Mexican restaurant perfect for cruise visitors looking for an innovative dining experience in San Diego. Cruise visitors staying in the nation’s eighth largest city will definitely want to spend time enjoying the fabulous climate, engaging attractions, and fabulous restaurants San Diego has to […]

Stay: Residence Inn & SpringHill Suites, San Diego

Posted Posted in Discover, North America, Canada, and New England, Port Buzz, Ports, San Diego

San Diego hotel review for cruise visitors. Residence Inn & SpringHill Suites San Diego Downtown Bayfront Cruise visitors embarking or disembarking a cruise ship in San Diego will most definitely not want to hurry home. San Diego is one of the best port towns available. The proximity of the airport or train station to the port makes getting around on […]

Azamara Quest: Kepez the gateway to Troy and Gallipoli

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Aegean Discovery via Azamara, Azamara Club Cruises, Discover, Port Buzz, Ports, Shore Excursions

Welcome to Kepez, Turkey Azamara Quest called on the port of Kepez, which sits on the Dardanelles, the narrow strait that connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean and separating Europe from Asia. First stop: gather port information After getting my morning cappuccino and mini-quiche from the Mosaic Cafe (included in the cruise fare, by the way) I headed […]