Carnival Cruise Lines remains one of the lesser expensive cruise lines, and perfect for a road trip. But before you embark, there are a few things you should know. We recently sailed on the Carnival Splendor, on a 7-Day Mexican Riviera sailing out of the Port of Long Beach, California. Our road trip started at […]
Recently while aboard the beautiful Disney Wonder on a cruise to Mexico, we decided to try a different kind of shore excursion in Puerto Vallarta.
During our recent 11-day cruise on Holland America’s Zaandam, our itinerary included six stops. It’s interesting to note that most towns in Mexico have four things in common; a zocala (main plaza), a church, a bullring and a mercado (central market). Additionally, the beach communities we visited had a malecon (boardwalk) which lined the harbor. Here is a brief overview of our ports.
A Black Bellied Tree Duck landed on my lap, looked me straight in the eye and seemed to say “Buenos dias, bienvenidos a Las Caletas,” which I loosely translated as good morning and welcome to this island paradise.