Carnival Breeze Cruise Ship Review and Video Tour

On a 6 night cruise out of Miami, I had the pleasure of experiencing all that Carnival’s largest and newest ship has to offer. This cruise took me to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, Mexico. As… [more]

Carnival Breeze Cruise Ship Review and Video Tour Carnival Breeze Cruise Ship Review and Video Tour

How to Get Cabin Upgrades on a Cruise Ship

If you want to get a free cabin upgrade on your next cruise you might be disappointed.  Although, there are times when a cruise ship will offer to upgrade your room for free, this is usually not the case… [more]

How to Get Cabin Upgrades on a Cruise Ship How to Get Cabin Upgrades on a Cruise Ship

Cruises to Cozumel, 5 Things To Do While In Port

Cozumel, Mexico is one of the most popular Caribbean cruise ports and there can be up to 6 cruise ships in port on any given day.  Virtually all cruises to the Western Caribbean stop in Cozumel and there… [more]

Cruises to Cozumel, 5 Things To Do While In Port Cruises to Cozumel, 5 Things To Do While In Port

7 First Impressions of the Vision of the Seas: Live from the Ship

We are currently on a 5 night cruise to the Western Caribbean aboard Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas.  As we enjoy our first sea day, we would like to share our first impressions of the Vision. Embarkation… [more]

7 First Impressions of the Vision of the Seas: Live from the Ship 7 First Impressions of the Vision of the Seas: Live from the Ship

Cruise News

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Quantum of the Seas Infographic – Conveyance Facts

The most anticipated new cruise ship for 2014 left the Meyer Werft shipyard and was towed towards the North Sea on the River Elms, backwards.  The Quantum of the Seas, at over 168,000 gross tons, is the largest cruise ship to ever make this trip. High winds delayed the conveyance until Monday … [Read More...]

Cruise Ship Cut In Half: 80 Foot Section Added

Cruise lines are not only building larger cruise ships this year, they are also enlarging smaller ships.  One of those smaller ships was cut in half this week at a Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo, Sicily. The MSC Armonia, which was built in 2001, is currently the smallest cruise ship in MSC's … [Read More...]

Cruise Tips

How to Get Cabin Upgrades on a Cruise Ship

If you want to get a free cabin upgrade on your next cruise you might be disappointed.  Although, there are times when a cruise ship will offer to upgrade your room for free, this is usually not the case unless they have done something to mess up your vacation. But this doesn’t mean you can’t get an upgrade for cheap.  If you are willing to pay an extra $50 or so to stay in a higher … [Read More...]

6 Tips to Save Money On Your Next Cruise

Have you ever had sticker shock when your received your onboard account statement at the end of your cruise? If you are not careful, it is easy to rack up a large room bill if you aren't closely monitoring your account. However, you are on vacation, who wants to constantly check their account balance to see how much they are spending? Here are a few tips to keep you from having a large charge … [Read More...]

Cruise Ships

Carnival Breeze review

Carnival Breeze Cruise Ship Review and Video Tour

On a 6 night cruise out of Miami, I had the pleasure of experiencing all that Carnival’s largest and newest ship has to offer. This cruise took me to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, … [Read More...]

Royal Princess Cruise Ship Review and Video Tour

We had the opportunity to take a seven night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean onboard the Royal Princess in April 2014. The Royal Princess is currently one of the top 10 largest cruise ships in the … [Read More...]

celebrity constellation cruise review and video tour

Celebrity Constellation Cruise Ship Review and Video Tour

We just went on a 5 day cruise on the Celebrity Constellation which went out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and took us to Key West FL, and Cozumel, Mexico.   Let’s take a look at … [Read More...]

Opinion

7 First Impressions of the Vision of the Seas: Live from the Ship

We are currently on a 5 night cruise to the Western Caribbean aboard Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas.  As we enjoy our first sea day, we would like to share our first impressions of the … [Read More...]

First Impressions of the Carnival Breeze: Live from the Ship

We are currently enjoying our 3rd day aboard the Carnival Breeze on a 6 day cruise to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, Mexico. We decided to take some time in the middle of this trip to … [Read More...]

Are Today’s Cruise Ships Too Big to Be Safe?

Cruise ships are a lot bigger than they used to be.  In fact, in the last 10 years cruise ships have increased 50% in size in terms of gross tonnage.  So with some cruise ships being able to hold … [Read More...]