Mariner of the Seas Refurbishment Completed

Following an incredible $120 million makeover, the 3,114 passenger Mariner of the Seas sailed into Miami, the ship’s new home for the next 11 months. …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Celebrates Keel Laying for New Ship

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Celebrates Keel Laying for New Ship

It’s a maritime tradition that dates back more than two thousand years.  And recently, at the shipyard in Ancona, Italy, Regent Seven Seas … View Post
Update: Norwegian Cruise Line $1 Deposit Booking Window Extended

Update: Norwegian Cruise Line $1 Deposit Booking Window Extended

What goes around, comes around.  So if you’ve been waiting since Spring for the Norwegian Cruise Line $1 Deposit offer to return, it’s … View Post
Pearl Seas Adds Longer Cuba Cruises to Circumnavigate the Island

Pearl Seas Adds Longer Cuba Cruises to Circumnavigate the Island

Pearl Seas Cruises has a nearly sold-out summer season of Great Lakes cruises following a busy spring season in Cuba.  “Guest satisfaction is at … View Post
Welcome Aboard My 14-Day Holland America Koningsdam Transatlantic Crossing

Welcome Aboard My 14-Day Holland America Koningsdam Transatlantic Crossing

A transatlantic crossing is not your ordinary cruise.  Try to imagine a cork bobbing around in an triple-sized olympic swimming pool.  That’s kind … View Post
6 Iconic Landmarks to Visit in Miami

6 Iconic Landmarks to Visit in Miami

Known as the cruise capital of the world, Miami has a lot to offer both visitors and locals. We mentioned in a previous post … View Post
How Do You Create the Largest Sushi Roll at Sea?

How Do You Create the Largest Sushi Roll at Sea?

In case you missed it, last week on June 18 was International Sushi Day.  And Holland America was not about to let this day pass&… View Post
9 Things to Know Before You Book Your Cruise

9 Things to Know Before You Book Your Cruise

A little advance planning before you book a cruise, helps ensure the perfect cruise vacation. Every cruise line repeats the benefits of cruising; meals, … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018  and Rome at Last

To Europe and Beyond 2018 and Rome at Last

Have you ever tried to jam everything you’ve put off doing throughout your cruise into the last couple of days and nights? I … View Post
12 Things I Like About Holland America Koningsdam – Plus Bonus Tip!

12 Things I Like About Holland America Koningsdam – Plus Bonus Tip!

On a recent 14-night transatlantic crossing aboard Holland America Koningsdam, I had a chance to really get to know this new vessel stem to … View Post