Insight Guide Caribbean Cruises is your comprehensive guide book to cruising the Caribbean, with full-color photos throughout combining with the lively narrative.
Our inspirational "Best of Caribbean Cruising" section outlines top attractions and activities not to be missed, while features by local writers cover not just the cruising angle but the cultural one too. Get to grips with the world of cruising: from choosing the right cruise for you and planning onboard activities vs shore excursions, to glimpses behind the scenes, cruiseship cuisine and pampering, and even tips on how to make your Caribbean cruising as environmentally friendly as possible. We cover the history and culture of this region in more detail than any other Caribbean cruises book on the market - our cultural information on the Caribbean people and the region's history, along with colorful features on subjects such as Carnival, Architecture and the Underwater World, give you the full picture of cruising in the Caribbean.
Twenty-nine Places chapters then visit Florida, Mexico and Central America before heading for the Caribbean, with the cruise lines' private islands also included. A Main Attractions panel helps you get the most from each chapter, while plentiful full-color maps show you the way around, with dotted sights highlighting areas of interest. Finally, the Travel Tips cover all your practical needs, with a wealth of information to take you from Planning the Trip to Life on Board - including on-shore transportation and listings for where to eat, and even where to stay should you wish to extend your trip.
About the Author
Cruise specialist and award-winning freelance writer Sue Bryant is currently editor of The Clipper (Star Clipper) and Uno Stile di Vita (Baglioni Hotels) magazines, associate editor of Cruise International magazine, and a contributing editor of www.cruisecritic.co.uk. Her travel articles frequently make an appearance in the British national press. Following her degree in Latin American Studies, Sarah Cameron has been traveling and writing on the Americas ever since, both as an economist for a British bank and more lately as an author of guide books. Sarah still dabbles in South America but concentrates on the Caribbean, with many titles for Insight Guides and Berlitz under her belt. When she is not touring the Caribbean sampling beaches and rum cocktails, she retreats to her 17th-century farmhouse in rural Suffolk (England).