(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 […]

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 […]