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Stories and Tips Caribbean Islands

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Caribbean Cruise

Written by ce ce 1 on 25 Jan, 2003

We flew into Puerto Rico and then cruised to St. Croix, St Lucia, Barbados, Antigua, and St Thomas. The islands were all beautiful and fun to visit. They all had fantastic shopping that cannot be beat. One of the highlights was a submarine ride…Read More


Written by Jen2006 on 28 Oct, 2007

Our second port of call was Cozumel, Mexico. We love the beach and decided we wanted nothing more than to relax at the beach again. We waited until we were in port and took a taxi to a…Read More

Transportation to the Port - Miami

Written by catronma on 07 Apr, 2007

When coming in from, or leaving Ft. Lauderdale or West Palm Airport, don't pay the outrageous taxi or cruise line van fee. If you have the time use the Tri Rail and metro rail. The Tri Rail has a website but an all day ticket…Read More

What's Cruising Like?

Written by scotnmichelle on 04 Sep, 2006

First off you'll never feel like your on a ship. These things are built like mega resorts, or small cities. We went through a tropical depression with 40-foot high seas, and felt nothing more than a small rocking. so sea-sickness is not a factor. The…Read More

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Third stop - Part 2 - The Butterfly Farm

Written by MJB1103 on 17 Apr, 2005

So skeptical was my mother who asked why anyone would want to go to a butterfly farm. Lucky for me that, per our agreement, I got to pick out the tours for that island. Ha! She was thankful that I had some insight, as she had…Read More

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Third Stop - St. Maarten

Written by MJB1103 on 17 Apr, 2005

This poor island was cleaning up from a hurricane when we arrived. I think they had it under control pretty well, as we saw some beautiful things on both the Dutch and French sides. We took a half-day tour to get an idea about the Dutch/French…Read More

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Second Stop - St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Written by MJB1103 on 17 Apr, 2005

Mom and I popped off the ship with shopping on our minds. After a look at a few shops, we found a little café and had lunch. We set out from there to find a tour of the island, and as luck would have it,…Read More

Cayo Levantado

Written by Depster on 26 Apr, 2006

This is a private island off the coast of the Dominican Republic. The island is very small, so there isn't much to do, but it was an incredibly relaxing time. The boat had a beach barbecue, which was very good. We laid on the beach…Read More

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Written by Depster on 25 Apr, 2006

This island was incredible. There are no beaches where you dock so we took a taxi ($6 a person) up and over the mountain to the other side of the island. When you get to the top, you look down and see the ocean and…Read More

St. Maarten

Written by Depster on 29 Mar, 2006

We docked in the Dutch side of St. Maarten. We did not venture over to the French, but if you've always wanted to experience a nude beach you should head over. In the beginning of the day, we shopped. Of all the…Read More

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