What should you expect when cruising the Caribbean?

Something like 60% of all cruises in the world today take place in the Caribbean! Why is the case, and should you consider cruising the area? The next most popular destination is Alaska. I find the fact that the Caribbean so dominates the world of cruising quite staggering. In reality it probably reflects more the…

Caribbean Cruise Part 8: Funchal, Madeira

Arcadia in Funchal, Madeira, originally uploaded by garybembridge. Read previous instalment: Crossing the Atlantic April 3 11:05am Yesterday after 5 days at sea, we arrived at the island of Madeira off the coast of Africa around 12 Noon. The good thing about arriving at that time versus the 7am, that ships usually plan to arrive…