Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya Provide Highlight of Cruise


We thought we had seen the best of the ruins in Belize and couldn’t imagine visiting a more impressive sight, but the Chacchoben ruins near Costa Maya provide our group with the highlight of our cruise.
We booked the tour through the Shore Excursion Group with their return to ship and satisfaction guarantee, with the actual… [Continue Reading]

Chankanaab National Park including Swim With Manatees and Dolphins, Cozumel, Mexico


Chankanaab National Park, a popular tourist attraction in Cozumel, features a man made beach, reef snorkeling, an archeological replica display, Mayan village, zip lines and several interactive marine experiences.   One of the ladies in our cruise group had booked the Swim with the Manatees experience through the Shore Excursion Group website, but had not read all the… [Continue Reading]

Belize’s Altun Ha through Shore Excursion Group


As was the case in Roatan, I booked my shore excursion for Belize City through the Shore Excursion Group, which offers the 100% satisfaction guarantee and a return to ship guarantee.  We had six ladies from our group on this excursion plus several others from the ship who were not in our group.   This… [Continue Reading]

Roatan ZipLine Through Shore Excursion Group and South Shore Canopy Tour


My readers who have been following me over the last week know that I just returned from my first ever Royal Caribbean cruise on Vision of the Seas.   This cruise had a wonderfully interesting itinerary with extremely interesting ports of call.   The price point of this cruise also made it very easy to afford… [Continue Reading]

Vision of the Seas – Winds to a Close


Well we are now on our last day of the cruise and I can give a little report on the high lights and maybe a few opportunities for improvement of this cruise. Again I apologize for Typo’s.  The internet is slow and expensive, so I’ll have to make corrections once I return home and have… [Continue Reading]