Category: Asia

Far East Cruising

Far Out – Far East A celebration of all things cruise travel related from the Far East. [rev_slider alias=”Far East”] First of all, the term Far East… Where did that moniker originate from? According to Wikipedia, the Far East is an alternate geographical term that refers to East Asia (includingNortheast Asia), the Russian Far East […]

(photos) Cruising in Asia

Exotic cruising in Asia To help celebrate the Chinese New Year, I have put together a photo tour of my favorite memories from cruising in China. Keep in mind that if you want to cruise in Asia, typically North American cruise lines will offer itineraries in the winter.     Interested in learning more? Culinary […]

Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

Hong Kong’s new cruise terminal The $1 billion, Norman Foster-designed space will allow mega ships to dock in Hong Kong. Now cruise visitors will have two terminals that they could be embarking and debarking from. Make sure to note either Ocean Terminal or Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Cruise Terminal to avoid confusion. Hong Kong’s Kai […]

Port Buzz: Singapore

Information for cruise visitors   Helpful links: tourism office, port information, and social media links: Cruise Singapore – Singapore Tourism Board Official website – Official Tourist Guide – Unofficial Travel Guide to Singapore Singapore Cruise Centre Facebook page Overview  There is a lot for cruise visitors to do in the beautiful city/state […]

Photo Tour: Cruising Asia

Photo Tour: Cruising Asia All aboard! Our next stop on our virtual world cruise is Asia and the diverse places that make this region a must-see for all avid cruisers.  Although sporting a year-round cruise market, most North Americans and Europeans will find winter and early spring to be the best time to cruise Asia. […]

Hong Kong Cruise Port Review

Hong Kong, the city that works for cruise visitors Cruise visitors sailing to or from the Port of Hong Kong will be pleasantly surprised to find a cosmopolitan city with plenty of activities to keep visitors busy. I would recommend a pre or post cruise stay, it’s almost a requirement. Hong Kong Cruise Terminals: Since […]

Island Shangri-La Hotel Hong Kong

Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central, Hong Kong | Tel: (852) 2820 8526 Cruise visitors to Hong Kong can choose from two Shangri-La properties to stay at when cruising to or from Hong Kong: the Kowloon Shangri-La, which is located closest to the ship at Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui on […]