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For A Complete Experiential Tour, The Galapagos Islands Offer Twenty Ports

Galápagos Ports Include:   Chinese Hat Island (officially Isla Sombrero Chino) is one of the smallest Galápagos Islands, located close to the Santiago Island and shaped like a Chinese hat. Santiago Island consists of two overlapping volcanoes. Champion Island is a popular cruise port destination for snorkeling, scuba diving and wildlife watching. Genovesa Island (aka “Tower Island”) is one of the minor islands, named after Genoa, Italy. Floreana Island is named after the first president of Ecuador,…

Chicken Lettuce Wraps compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & AllThingsCruise

  Light and low-carb, these wraps are great as an appetizer, or they can be an entrée themselves. Try variations like substituting other kinds of meat for the chicken. Or you can leave the meat out if you want a vegetarian option, in which case increase the quantity of mushrooms, add tofu and bamboo shoots to round out the filling. Ingredients WRAP: 8 med iceberg or butter lettuce leaves FILLING: 2 dried black mushrooms 1 1?2 tsp (5 g)…

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The Short List- Restaurants to Visit in The Galapagos Islands

1.      ANKER mar to table Puerto Ayora Latin Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly 2.      Almar Puerto Ayora Ecuadorean, Vegetarian & Vegan Options 3.      Coco Surf Puerto Villamil Latin Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian & Vegan Options 4.      IslaGrill Puerto Ayora Bar, Seafood Barbecue, Vegetarian & Vegan Options 5.      Los Kioskos Puerto Ayora Latin Seafood, Barbecue, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly 6.      Finch Bay Restaurant Puerto Ayora International, Contemporary, Ecuadorean Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly Ready to book a cruise to the Galápagos Islands? Visit:…

Culinary Options in Galapagos Islands- Recommendations for Restaurants

With restaurants offering fresh local seafood, Argentinian dishes, pizza, desserts, local Galápagos coffee, vegetarian dishes, and cocktails made with local fruits and juices, the culinary options available in the Galápagos are sure to please any palate.*The restaurant La Garrapata is located on the island of Puerto Ayora. La Garrapata is a restaurant tourists and locals love to frequent. They present each patron meals which include seafood, chicken dishes, and some pasta dishes. Be sure to check out…

Regal Princess – This ship has a name befitting her elegant beauty

ABOARD THE REGAL PRINCESS – A Christmas tree adorned with gold and silver ornaments glows with twinkling lights. Sparkling wreaths decorate doors and entryways. Garlands are draped on banisters and columns. Battery-powered candles cast a soft light on tabletops. And I didn’t have to do any of it. One of the pleasures of holiday cruising is seeing the cruise ship all decked out in lovely Christmas finery. Elves must work through the night while we sleep to…

Regal Princess – My stateroom has all that is needed for a comfy cruise

ABOARD THE REGAL PRINCESS – Opening the door to my Regal Princess cabin, I knew this was the perfect place for me. A balcony will be a great spot to watch the ocean roll. It has two chairs and a small table, plus privacy screens on both sides. The lower half of the balcony is Plexiglas so the ocean view is not obstructed. Large sliding glass doors lead outside to my balcony so I can see the…

Regal Princess – Technology helps boarding process

Seeing the long line waiting to board the Regal Princess, I thought I would be standing there for quite a while. I was wrong. Boarding the big cruise ship was a breeze. What made embarking so efficient and quick? The well-organized Princess staff kept the line moving quickly and most passengers had prepared their pre-boarding forms via computer at home. That meant passengers arrived with boarding passes in their hands. Ah, the joys of technology!   In…

Things to do in the Galapagos

View native wildlife and plants, picturesque white sandy beaches, 19 volcanic islands, endless mountain biking trails, snorkeling, and the Charles Darwin Research Center. The Galápagos Islands offer an incredible walk through history with the Natural History Museum. Learn about the giant Galapagos tortoises, sharks, sea lions, and many other wonders of the Galapagos. Join local companies and associations working to preserve the natural habitat of the Galapagos. You will be taught eco-friendly ways of fishing and farming…

51 Reasons You Won’t Be Bored on a Cunard Transatlantic Crossing

  By Bryce Sanders Special to AllThingsCruise Are you one of the 11.5 million Americans who have taken a cruise?  If not, you might have your reasons. You may think you are too young. Too old. You’ll get bored. The last reason discourages many people from transatlantic crossings. Here are 51 reasons why you won’t get bored. 51 Reasons? Really? Ships come in all sizes, catering to different demographics. Some Caribbean cruises seem to stop in a…

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