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Welcoming, mysterious, charming – it's all about Costa Maya with its lovely villages, beautiful beaches, magnificent Maya ruins, and numerous attractions for every taste. Well, the best things to do in Costa Maya on a cruise is exactly what we are going to talk about today. © Public domain/...
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Lovely colonial architecture, magnificent churches, unusual sculptures, balconies full of flowers, beautiful local women with fruits – well, this city has a special charm and is deservedly considered one of the most welcoming Caribbean ports of call. Exciting things to do in Cartagena , Colombia...
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Yes, we know most of you imagine the Caribbean when dreaming of the next sailing. Or vice versa want to escape from the heat somewhere in Alaska. However, what about something new and unusual? It’s time to have a change of scenery. We’re going to check Panama Canal cruise reviews today, and we...
Best things to do in Colon, Panama by CruiseBe
The port of Colon is the Atlantic gateway of the Panama Canal. Travelers discovering Caribbean & Bermuda and Mexico & Panama Canal cruise destinations will find mighty forts, picturesque national parks, and many exciting things to do in Colon, Panama . However, this Panamanian city...
Top-10 landmarks in Houston, Texas by CruiseBe
Space City, The Big Heart, City of Syrup – beautiful Houston situated in Texas has so many nicknames! Each of them hides some special story characterizing the essence of the city. You can find so many exciting landmarks in Houston . You can admire mighty buildings of its Downtown, plunge into...
Top-10 landmarks of Progreso, Mexico by CruiseBe
Progreso is a small port of call situated on the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. It is a cozy city with beautiful beaches famous both among the locals and tourists. Cruise travelers treat this port as a gateway into the history of the Maya civilization. The number of things to do in Progreso,...
Royal Caribbean: Mexico Ports of Call
What are the first things that come to your mind when thinking about Mexico? Of course, the answer is cacti, Sombrero, Margarita cocktail, maracas, Taco, the Mayan civilization, and so on! We bet most of you dream of trying the taste of this alluring country, and a Royal Caribbean Mexico sailing...
TOP-10 Landmarks of San Juan, Puerto Rico by CruiseBe
San Juan is a historical and cultural capital of welcoming Puerto Rico. Situated in the Caribbean group of the Greater Antilles, this port of call has one of the world’s most picturesque and busiest harbors. It’s easy to guess that San Juan with its numerous attractions deserves a title of a...
Let's continue our journey (Tour of the USA. From Orlando to the Western Caribbean. Jamaica)! The next morning we came to the Cayman Islands. It was the first island where the ship stayed at the anchorage, and we were carried to the shore by the boats. First of all, Grand Cayman is a beach...
Banana plantations take the chief place in the production sector of Limon province in Costa Rica. Bananas are growing everywhere. The banana tree gives only one bunch of bananas - about 7 - 8 rows of fruit. It is cut off manually not by Costa Ricans, but mainly the visitors from the neighboring...
Let's continue our tour of Cartagena (Yellow Cartagena. P.1)! Does anyone know who invented selfie? It hadn't existed some 20 years ago) The fortress (The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas) has a huge number of underground passages. It is one of the most famous UNESCO world heritage...
What comes to your mind first when you hear the word Columbia? Colombian coffee, Christopher Columbus, Shakira, the Colombian mafia and drug cartels. Everything is really like that: the country has one of the best coffee on the planet, owes its name thanks to the discoverer of America, and yes...
Things to Do in Cozumel, Mexico
Would you like to know what to do in Cozumel ? We have an answer! This Mexican island attracts tourists with its lush nature parks, romantic beaches, the world's best places for diving, etc. Caribbean worry-free mentality, Mexican brightness, and European lux – here's the definition of Cozumel...
To be honest, we didn't manage to have a good walk in Los Angeles. We didn't have enough time, we already spent two weeks on a ship. Therefore we saw the city quite superficially. Nevertheless, we visited Universal and Disneyland. Our acquaintance with the city began in a port. This is the...
We continue our journey around Universal Studios (Los Angeles. Universal Studios. P.1). This mess is the studio's pride. Real Boeing 747 was brought here for filming of the "War of the Worlds" movie. Then it was sawed and picturesquely scattered. In order to make an impression, visitors are...
Would two days in Los Angeles be enough? Doubtful. This is a huge city with lots of attractions. Nevertheless, we tried. Since we were traveling with a young child, the main task for us was a visit to Disneyland. We decided to spend the first day in Universal Studios, instead of city tours....
Before this trip, I was sure that the first Disneyland was built in Florida, in Orlando. However, it turned out that I was wrong. The world's first theme park of Walt Disney Company was opened in Los Angeles. Moreover, he personally planned the construction of this park. Therefore, this park most...
This is a Costa Rican crocodile. We saw it during our visit to Costa Rica. But, first things first! Costa Rica is a small state in Central America. It got its name directly from Christopher Columbus. They say that when Columbus came ashore and met the Indian, whose clothing was completely...
Let's continue our tour of the Macaw Sanctuary ( Costa Rica. El Manantial - the Scarlet Macaw Sanctuary. P.1 )! The birds were not fed artificially.  The staff were trying to create conditions as close to the wild as possible, so that the birds would be able to live alone in the...
It turned out that there were a lot of different birds in Costa Rica! We were met by noise, chaos, screams, feathers and birds of such colors as if several cans of various paint had been poured on them. Here's what was waiting for us after a walk through the mangroves. Now, first things...
You can see our cruise ship in this picture. She was a living personification of the local Costa Ricans' dreams. According to our guide, local people often sat on the beach to watch the passing ships. They dream that one day they will be able to take a voyage on such a beautiful ship; that would...
Fort Lauderdale (Florida) - Half Moon Cay (the Bahamas) - Cartagena (Colombia) - Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica) - Corinto (Nicaragua) - Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala) - Puerto Chiapas (Mexico) - Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) - San Diego (California) Actually, I was planning to take a short Caribbean...
Yes, this is a "morning" picture. Cruise ships usually sail into the next port early in the morning so tourists have time to explore the local attractions. Despite the fact that we were in a bay near the city of  Cabo San Lucas at dawn, we had only half a day. Here, we finally...
When Christopher Columbus landed on the island on the November 19, 1493, during his second voyage to the shores of America, the island was inhabited by Native Americans who called themselves Tainos.  Initially, the Spaniards named the island San Juan Bautista, in honor of Saint John the...

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