Category Archives: March

Day 2, Tokyo, Japan

March 31, 2019 Our second day in Tokyo, and we had a full day tour. Today our guide was Himoto. She was really amazing – good English speaker and full of facts about Japan and Tokyo. She even showed us … Continue reading

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Tokyo, Japan

March 30, 2019 Our arrival in Tokyo was quite spectacular.  We didn’t know that it was the first time that the Insignia was in this port of call and there was a ceremony with the captain which our friends Karin … Continue reading

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Kobe, Japan

Last night we had a Japanese dinner in the Terrace Café and I have to say that Mario again outdid himself.  Both the food and the decorations were outstanding. Our port today, Kobe, is the fifth largest city in Japan … Continue reading

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Naha, Okinawa, Japan

March 27,2019 First, here are a few pictures from Norm’s camera from yesterday’s adventures. And yes, I guess they have to have instructions on using western style toilets here? A work of art at the pan Asian dinner last night. … Continue reading

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Miyako-Jima, Japan

March 26, 2019 Miyako-Jima is our first port in Japan. Here is the view as we were docking.  The water is so blue and crystal clear and is known to be the most beautiful in Japan. This island is the … Continue reading

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Keelung (Taipei) Taiwan

March 25, 2019 Keelung is a major port city located in the northeastern part of Taiwan.  It forms a metropolitan area with Taipei.  It is nicknamed the “rainy port” and we could immediately see why.  It was raining on our … Continue reading

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan

March 24, 2019 Here is our sail in to this busy commercial port.  They are building a huge new passenger terminal which will probably be finished by our next visit. Very smoggy here too as you can see. Today we … Continue reading

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Manila, Philippines

March 22, 2019 We were disappointed to miss Boracay Island, and we did hear that it is not uncommon to miss it due to unpredictable winds and seas. Even if it is not terrible when we arrive, in a tender … Continue reading

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Boracay Island??

March 21, 2019 Is this Boracay Island?  We cannot be sure. It has been named one of the best island beaches in the world and has been closed to the public while they did clean up – we were so … Continue reading

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Boracay Island??

March 21, 2019 Is this Boracay Island?  We cannot be sure. It has been named one of the best island beaches in the world and has been closed to the public while they did clean up – we were so … Continue reading

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