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A first-hand look at cruise excursions

If Alan and I counted up the number of cruise excursions that we’ve experienced, it would total into the hundreds. Good, bad, not so good, the best—booked with the cruise line or independently—our first-hand reports give you an idea of what to expect.

Hiking Plateau Mountain

If your cruise ship stops in Longyearbyen, Norway, take the hike to Plateau Mountain. Read about our cruise excursion experience by clicking on Hiking Plateau Mountain.

Spend an Active Day in Bergen

When your ship stops in Bergen, Norway, follow this itinerary for an active day. Book the experience as a cruise excursion or do it on your own. Want to learn more? Click on: Spend an active day in Bergen.

Mediterranean Cruise Excursions

Anyone who loves a bit of paradise will fare well on any type of Mediterranean cruise. However, many times it’s been the excursions out of the boat that have given us some of our most spectacular travel memories. Read about our experience by clicking on: Mediterranean Cruise Excursions.

Alaska Cruise Excursions

Going on a cruise in Alaska? You’re in for a treat, especially if you love the outdoors. We’ve experienced cruise excursions on both mainstream and adventure cruises in Alaska. Be sure to read our advice before planning your time in “The Last Frontier.” To read more, click on Alaska Cruise Excursions.

Cruise Excursions in Hawaii

On a cruise through the Hawaiian Islands, discover snorkeling, history and more. To read about our experiences, click on: Cruise excursions in Hawaii

Cruise excursions in South America

You’ll find plenty to explore in South America. From the Carnival Museum in Rio de Janeiro to the colonial city of Cartagena, Colombia to the natural wonders of Chile and Argentina—there’s something for everyone. Read more about our experience by clicking on Cruise Excursions in South America

South Pacific cruise excursions

Azure blue waters, plentiful snorkeling opportunities and unique cultural experiences are part of a South Pacific cruise excursion. Alan and I have crossed the South Pacific three times sampling what the region has to offer. It’s one of our favorite cruising itineraries. To read more about our experiences, click on: South Pacific cruise excursion

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane

In Brisbane, a cruise excursion to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary gave us the chance to photograph the sleepy marsupials. To read more about our experience, click on cruise excursion to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Panama Canal Transit

Cruising through the Panama Canal is usually accompanied by information from expert local commentators and a party up on deck. To read more about our experience, click on Panama Canal Transit

Nagasaki Cruise Excursion

A visit to Nagasaki, Japan is a poignant reminder of the perils of war. Read about our Regent Seven Seas experience in Nagasaki by clicking on Nagasaki cruise excursion.

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