Oranjestad Aruba

 Cruising in Oranjestad Aruba Oranjestad Aruba is located on the Southern portion of Caribbean Sea.  Oranjestad or “Orange Town” is the capital and largest city of Aruba. Oranjestad Aruba cruise terminal is near the ship port, but the main shopping street requires a little walk maybe for about less than 5 minutes.  This beautiful Caribbean place offers so many choices of boutiques, duty free shops, stores, restaurants and even flea markets. Tour Buses are also available on the other side of the cruise terminal. The currency in Oranjestad Aruba is…

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Bridgetown Barbados

bridgetown barbados

Cruising in Bridgetown Barbados Bridgetown Barbados is one of the best tourist spot of Caribbean.  Bridgetown is the capital of Barbados.  It is considered as the largest city in Barbados which made it as a major West Indies cruising destination. The Bridgetown Barbados cruise terminal shopping centre is a mile away from the pier area, therefore, free shuttle ride is provided for both cruise passengers and cruise crews. Inside the terminal, there are lots of shops (including duty free shops) and installs where visitors can find local crafts and souvenirs of Barbados….

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Euro (EUR)


  Euro (EUR) has been the official currency of the countries under Eurozone.  Eurozone consists of 19 out of 28 different states of the European Union.  Namely as follows:  Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.  The European Central Bank is the monetary authority administering the Eurozone’s Policy.  The coin denominations are 2 and 1 euro, 50c, 20c, 10c, 5c, 2c and 1c.  The bill denominations are 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, and 5 euro.  The 1c and 2c were produced for the…

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Aruban Florin (AWG)

Aruban Florin

  Aruban Florin (AWG) has been the currency in Aruba.  The Central Bank of Aruba (Centrale Bank van Aruba) is the monetary authority for the implementation of monetary policy since 1986.  The Coins were introduced in denominations 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents and 1 and 5 Florin.  The denominations of Bills were 10, 25, 50, 100 and 500 Florin. Portraits and Designs of Aruban Florin Bills and Coins Aruban Florin Bills feature the Aruban Animal Wild Life 500 Aruban Florin Red Grouper (Epinephelus Morio) is a fish having a fat body and a large mouth.  They can’t…

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Philippine Peso (PHP)

Philipine Peso

Philippine Peso (PHP) has been the official currency of the Philippines.  All bills and coins are issued by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines), located in Manila.  The main functions of the said monetary authority are to determine exchange rate policy, to implement monetary policy, to issue currency, to manage foreign reserves, to supervise banks financial position and to serve as the banker, financial advisor and official depository of the Philippine Government.  BSP issued coins in denominations of 5c, 10c, 25c, 1 peso, 5 pesos and 10 pesos and bills in denominations…

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Barbadian Dollar (BBD)

Barbadian Dollar

    Barbadian Dollar (BBD) has been the currency used in Barbados since 1935.  The government issued Coins in denominations of 1c, 5c, 10c, 25c and $1.  Bank Notes in denominations of $2, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100.  The Central Bank of Barbados is the monetary authority that manages the currency, money supply and interest rates of Barbados. Portraits and Designs of Barbadian Dollar Bills and Coins 100 Barbadian Dollar Grantley Herbert Adams (1898-1971), founder of the Barbados Labour Party, was a Barbadian and a British West Indian Statesman.  He became the president…

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Danish Krone (DKK)

Danish Krone

  Danish Krone (DKK) has been the currency used in Denmark since 1875. The term “Krone” literally means “Crown”. Coins of Denmark are 50 ore and 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 kroner while Bank Notes of Denmark are 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kroner. The Danmarks National Bank or “Nationalbanken” is the central bank of Kingdom of Denmark that takes responsibility of their monetary policy. Portraits and Designs of Danish Krone Bills and Coins DKK bills features all famous Denmark Bridges 1000 Danish Krone Great Belt Bridge is a…

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