About Ben Souza

Ben is a travel enthusiast who fell in love with cruising after years of visiting resorts. After finally giving in and taking a cruise, he discovered a whole new way to vacation. Cruising is now Ben’s passion and his writings have appeared on media outlets such as the Drudge Report and CNN Trends. Ben currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Saving Money For A Cruise – 52 Week Challenge


If you have been trying to save money for your next cruise/vacation but are having a hard time getting started, here is an easy way to save money that starts with just a $1. This $1 52 week challenge is geared towards those who have a hard time saving money.  The first week, you will […]

Anthem of the Seas Voted Most Anticipated New Cruise Ship For 2015

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas was voted the most anticipated new cruise for 2015 in the 2014 Cruise Fever Fan Awards. This second Quantum Class ship is scheduled to be completed in April 2015. The Anthem of the Seas will be a 4,900 passenger (maximum occupancy) cruise ship that will be among the largest in […]

Carnival Orders Another Cruise Ship, Sister Ship to Carnival Vista

The world’s largest cruise line is about to get even bigger.  Carnival Cruise Line announced that they have ordered another cruise ship that will be a sister ship to the Carnival Vista.  The Carnival Vista will be the cruise line’s 25th cruise ship when the vessel is completed in 2016. This yet to be named […]

Half Moon Cay Voted Best Private Island For 2nd Straight Year

Half Moon Cay was voted the best cruise private island in the 2014 Cruise Fever Fan Awards.  This is the 2nd straight year that Half Moon Cay was voted best among the six cruise privately owned islands. Located in the Bahamas, Half Moon Cay is owned by Holland America Line (Carnival Corp.) and is a pure […]

Cruises to Cuba May Be Right Around the Corner

If a cruise to Cuba is on your bucket list, you may soon be in luck.  Although there are currently travel restrictions that do not allow cruise ships to dock on the Caribbean island, new regulations may lift many of the travel bans. News of the new regulations by the Obama administration send the shares of Carnival Cruise […]

Bahamas Celebration Remains Out of Service, Cruise Line Eyes New Cruise Ship

The Bahamas Celebration hit an unknown object on Halloween night and forced the passengers onboard to be evacuated after the cruise ship lost power soon after leaving port in Freeport, Bahamas. Every cruise since that night has been cancelled as the ship has remained in drydock for repairs.  Celebration Cruise Line is now reported to be acquiring a […]

Norwegian Escape To Feature The Largest Waterpark At Sea

Norwegian Cruise Line has released a few more details about the Norwegian Escape that is set to debut in the fall of 2015.  This first Breakaway Plus class ship will be the largest ship in Norwegian’s fleet when completed at 164,600 gross tons.   The 4,200 passenger cruise ship will have the largest waterpark at sea […]

John Heald’s Blog Voted Best Cruise Blog in 2014

JohnHealdsBlog.com was voted the best cruise blog in the 2014 Cruise Fever Fan Awards capturing over 70% of the total votes. Who is John Heald? He is by far the most well known cruise director at sea. John Heald is the senior cruise director for Carnival Cruise Lines and also runs an extremely popular Facebook page […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Take A Cruise In 2015

Not that anyone needs an excuse to take a cruise, here are 7 reasons why you should take a cruise in 2105. Price – Due to a record number of cruise ships, especially sailing to the Caribbean, cruise lines are doing everything they can to try and fill all of the cabins.  As they try […]

7 Port Shopping Tips For Your Next Cruise

If you are going on a cruise, chances are you will be shopping while in port for some trinkets or souvenirs to bring home. While they may be for yourself or for friends and family, here are 7 tips to remember when shopping in cruise ports. Barter for the best prices When shopping in port, you’d […]