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What is to See at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Down near the port area you’ll find the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouses. These two buildings that you can’t mistake, are totally made from red bricks hence the name. These two buildings used to be the Customs Inspection House’s for Yokohama back in the 1920’s. Today they have been converted into a popular destination for locals & […]

Osanbashi Cruise Terminal Also Known As Osanbashi Pier

Welcome to Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal or Osanbashi Pier (大さん橋国際客船ターミナル, Ōsanbashi Kokusai Kyakusen Terminal) in Japanese. (in the photo above, you can see the waterfront Yamashita park area that runs along from the left of the pier and the Yokohama Marine Tower far left) Yokohama is a popular city just a short train ride from Tokyo. Cruise […]

Visiting The Landmark Tower & Sky Garden in Yokohama Japan

When visiting Yokohama for the first time, there are many things that will grab your attention, no more so than the skyline of the city. Like many cities in the world with magnificent skylines, there are usually a few key places that stand out. Yokohama is no different. Immediately you will see the Yokohama Bay […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Shore Excursions for St. Thomas, Tortola & Nassau

If you’re planning your next Norwegian Cruise and are looking to take part in some cruise ship shore excursions for St. Thomas, Tortola or Nassau then the information in this post might be useful. We have recently visited these three ports of call during our 7 night Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Escape and have […]

Destination – A Glimpse at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands

This was our first of three ports of call on the Norwegian Escape eastern Caribbean 7 night cruise.   St. Thomas Havensight cruise port   The view from our Starboard side balcony was directly of the Havensight port in St. Thomas. From here we could also see the cable car that would take you to […]

Destination – A Glimpse at Tortola in the British Virgin Islands

After floating around overnight, we came alongside at 6.30 in the morning on day 5 as we visit the British Virgin Island of Tortola. Tortola being the largest of the BVI with Road Town the capital and where the cruise ship docks.   We had about 6 hours to explore in Tortola and once again we […]