Perfect Day at CocoCay Bahamas Cost and Price List

Years ago, and I mean years…a visit to CocoCay (when it was properly pronounced Coco”Key”) forecast a relaxing day at…

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The Ultimate Cruise Packing Guide and Checklist

The Ultimate Cruise Packing Guide and Checklist

What to pack for a Caribbean cruise? Try my Ultimate Cruise Packing Checklist! It’s been a long time since I… View Post
Norwegian Sky Refurbishment Includes New Dining and Starbucks

Norwegian Sky Refurbishment Includes New Dining and Starbucks

After a three-week dry dock in the Bahamas, Norwegian Sky returned to Miami fresh from refurbishment.  It’s all part of Norwegian’s… View Post
Best Places to Watch Ships Leave from Port Canaveral

Best Places to Watch Ships Leave from Port Canaveral

If you live near Port Canaveral, maybe on vacation or in Orlando for the theme parks, plan to watch cruise… View Post
Port Canaveral, Carnival Cruise Line Break Ground for New Terminal

Port Canaveral, Carnival Cruise Line Break Ground for New Terminal

It was “Go for Launch” today at Port Canaveral.  Carnival Cruise Line and Port Canaveral broke ground for the construction… View Post
Vantage Cruise Lines Builds First Ocean Cruise Ship

Vantage Cruise Lines Builds First Ocean Cruise Ship

Vantage Cruise Lines recently announced their plans to build their first ocean cruise ship.   If the name isn’t familiar to… View Post
Norwegian Cruise Line Raises Gratuities

Norwegian Cruise Line Raises Gratuities

Yes, it’s happening again.  Norwegian Cruise Lines just announced it will raise daily gratuities this spring.  It may seem like… View Post
Carnival Reveals Mardi Gras Innovative Stateroom Design

Carnival Reveals Mardi Gras Innovative Stateroom Design

New ship, new designs, right? That’s what Carnival is doing with Mardi Gras.  From how the ship is powered to… View Post
Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Being Transformed into Expedition Ship

Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Being Transformed into Expedition Ship

Okay, so it’s a funny-sounding name.  Spanning 126-years of maritime history, Hurtigruten is serious when it comes to new ships,… View Post
Carnival Cancels Cruise Visits to Antigua

Carnival Cancels Cruise Visits to Antigua

If you’ve been getting excited about your upcoming Carnival cruise that included a visit to the southern Caribbean island of… View Post
Embarkation Day – 10 Best Things to Do Before You Cruise

Embarkation Day – 10 Best Things to Do Before You Cruise

Embarkation Day has finally arrived.  Barring any unforeseen delays on the way to the cruise port, knowing what to do when… View Post
Seven Cruise Ship Room Locations You Should Avoid

Seven Cruise Ship Room Locations You Should Avoid

Someone’s gotta get a cruise ship room location near the disco, but why you? A quick read through cruise lines’… View Post
Cruise Line Tests Charging a Fee for Second Entrée

Cruise Line Tests Charging a Fee for Second Entrée

According to a news article on Cruise Critic, Holland America is testing the addition of a $10 fee if you order… View Post
Amtrak California Zephyr Across America

Amtrak California Zephyr Across America

Two full days. That’s how long it takes to travel 2,438 miles by train from Chicago to Emeryville, California. Slightly… View Post