Things That Should Remain Free on Cruises

Cruise lines are beginning to add more and more fees to things that were normally included in your cruise fare just a few years ago.  There are some things on cruises that I do not mind paying extra for and others that I want to be included in my cruise fare. Here are a few […]

Most Common Excuses for Not Going on a Cruise

Want to convince a family member or friend to go on a cruise, but they keep giving you excuses? I am always talking to people about how great cruises are, but there are a lot of people who are either afraid or hesitant about taking a vacation at sea.  Here are some common reasons you […]

10 Signs You May Have Cruise Fever

Cruise Fever, also known as post cruise depression, affects everyone in a different way.  For some it starts the moment they head back to work yet for others it begins at disembarkation and while standing in line for customs.  Here are 10 signs that you might have Cruise Fever. 1. Everyday you check your cruise […]

15 Gee-Whiz Features Found on the Lido Decks of Cruise Ships

The lido decks on cruise ships have come a long way from the days when it consisted of a simple swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers.  With cruise ships coming out with more and more features to attract cruisers, here are the top 15 gee-whiz features found on the lido decks of cruise ships. SeaWalk […]

10 Reasons Why I Love Cruising

It only took one cruise, a four night voyage on the Norwegian Sky to the Bahamas, for me to fall in love with cruising.  I enjoyed it so much, I was home less than than 48 hours and I had already booked my 2nd cruise. What do I love about taking a cruise?  Here are 10 reasons […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Take a Cruise With Carnival

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Looking to take a cruise in the near future and not sure which cruise line to choose?  Here are 10 reasons why you should take a cruise with Carnival Cruise Lines. Value – Carnival offers the best value at sea among the mainstream cruise lines. With cruises often as low as $50 per night, the […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Take A Cruise with Princess Cruises

Looking to take a cruise in 2015? Here are 10 reasons why you should book a cruise with Princess Cruises. Movies Under the Stars – Princess was not only was the first cruise line to add large TV screens to the Lido Deck of cruise ships, but they have perfected the movie watching experience.  On […]

5 Things You Should Not Do On A Cruise

Before one embarks on a cruise, they often ask the question, “What are some tips and secrets to make the most out of my cruise?”.  It seems that everyone is looking for the “must do’s” so they do not miss anything.   But who can blame them, they are on vacation and want to make […]

First Impressions of the MSC Divina

Fresh off my first cruise with MSC, a quick two night cruise on the beautiful MSC Divina out of PortMiami, here are my six first impressions of the ship. Ship – From the stunning Swarovski crystal staircases in the atrium to the Bar Pasticceria Gelateria, the MSC Divina is one of the beautiful ships I have sailed […]

Debunking the Biggest Cruise Myths

As the cruise industry continues to grow at a feverish pace, some of the old myths, misunderstandings, and urban legends about cruising just won’t seem to die.  While most of these myths are passed around by those who have never cruised, here are the most common myths about cruising. Cruising is dangerous  – Contrary to naysayers, cruising […]