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Margarita Beach Resort

New Margaritaville Beach Resort to Open in Bahamas

For those that just can’t get enough Jimmy Buffet vibes, you’ll be happy to know that there will soon be a new Margaritaville Beach resort complex in Nassau. Margaritaville Holdings is building Margaritaville at The Pointe, a $250 million, six-acre development.  A phased-in opening is expected in mid-2019.  The complex will include a new 150-room Margaritaville Beach Resort […] Read more…

No Hawaiian cruise to Honolulu is complete without a visit to Pearl Harbor in remembrance to those who perished in the Dec. 7, 1941 aerial attack.

Top 10 Totally Underrated Cruise Ports to Visit Soon

Mention where you’re going on your next Caribbean cruise to a group of travelers and their responses are bound to be as diverse as the cruise ports themselves. Whether Caribbean, Alaska, Europe or Pacific, it may seem that cruise ships revisit the same itineraries year after year.  And it’s true, many do! A closer look at a worn-out […] Read more…

Beachfront Bar in Cozumel

Celebrity Brings Back Shorter Cruises from Ft. Lauderdale

Guests asked and Celebrity listened.  Short getaways return to Ft. Lauderdale Except for a one-time three- and a four-night sailing aboard the Celebrity Silhouette in January, 2017, the only short cruise option from Ft. Lauderdale this winter is Royal Caribbean. That will change when Celebrity returns with two new itineraries in 2018 aboard Celebrity Summit. Celebrity will offer a four-night […] Read more…

Nassau rum and food walking tour at Graycliff Chocolatier.

Bahamas Again? Try The Nassau Rum and Food Walking Tour

Viator’s Nassau rum and food walking tour hits the spot. Rum.  It’s the drink of the Caribbean.  Sometime in the 1600’s, someone discovered that when the molasses from sugarcane was fermented, it gave quite a kick.  And it still does. For me, a repeat cruise to Nassau usually means one of two things:  Stay aboard ship […] Read more…

Hurricane Rina sends us off course – Days four and five

As you can see from the photo, the weather in Falmouth, Jamaica was about to change.  So were our plans for a visit tomorrow to Grand Cayman. Rather than make his familiar departure announcement as we sailed away, the Captain instead chose to tell us mid-afternoon, that due to tropical storm Rina,  we weren’t going […] Read more…

Celebrity Millennium – First Impressions

Celebrity Cruises is like an old friend. I’ve probably logged nearly four months of sea days on their ships.  Considering that there is a definite similarity of theme across the entire fleet, if you’ve cruised Celebrity once, you’ll feel right at home again and again. As soon as I stepped off of the metal gangway […] Read more…