When we first started cruising, we though it was bizarre that anyone would EVER opt to stay on the ship, and skip going ashore on a port day. Then, as we cruised more and more, we realized there are a few solid reasons you’d skip a day ashore. Maybe you’re exhausted from a port intensive itinerary. Maybe the ship has SO many fun activities that you feel like you’re missing out when you’re in port, or maybe you dislike the port you’re visiting. Come join the live chat and hear what our subscribers have to say about this controversial conversation. New cruisers are always welcome!