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Cruising to Alaska

If you're thinking about taking a vacation this summer, this is a great time to start planning. Looking for a “bucket list” worthy destination? Here's why you should consider a cruise to Alaska. For the outdoorsy, adventurous traveler, it doesn’t get any better than a cruise to Alaska. The shore excursions are amazing! And if you’re... Read More
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Snorkeling On Your Caribbean Cruise

Snorkeling is a fun and relaxing way to view the colorful and fascinating world just beneath the ocean's surface! If you can float you can snorkel! All you need is a plastic mask and a short tube to breathe while floating facedown on the surface of the water. Here are some of the best-rated snorkeling... Read More
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Norwegian Cruise Line says “Let it Snow”

Some people cruise to the Caribbean to feel the sun slowly bake them to a shade of golden brown. But if you cruise to the Caribbean aboard the Norwegian Escape, you can experience snow all year long! Yes, you read that right! Welcome to the Snow Room of the Mandera Spa, where the temperature ranges from... Read More
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My New Year’s Travel Resolution

What would the New Year be without those well-intentioned resolutions we sincerely vow to maintain? I, like many, had several slated for 2014. However, since I doubt there is much interest in the failed diet and exercise promises I made myself, as well as my oath of personal growth and self-enrichment, I’ll instead share one... Read More
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Cruising the ABC Islands

The ABC islands, Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao, are the three western-most islands of the Leeward Antilles in the Caribbean (off the coast of Venezuela). They are part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, thus share a Dutch colonial history as well as a West Indian heritage. All are popular ports of call on a Southern... Read More
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The New 2015 Cruise Ships

There’s nothing like the excitement generated by the launching of a new cruise ship! What innovative changes can we look forward to?   Will there be Celebrity chefs and new restaurants? For those of you that like to be amongst the first to step onboard, here are the ships debuting in 2015.   Norwegian Escape... Read More
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Searchin’ For My Lost Shaker Of Salt On The Norwegian Escape

I can’t claim to be a “Parrothead” or even part of the flock of fanatics that love Jimmy Buffett’s music. I am, however, a huge fan of a good hamburger and if I’m washing it down with a margarita (salt the rim of the glass, please), all the better! So I was pretty excited to hear... Read More
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Carnival Introduces Spin U

It’s not always easy to cruise with older teens, those 15 –17 year old (I speak from experience)! Finding something for them to do onboard that’s interesting and engaging is not easy! However, Carnival Cruise Line is committed to fun for all ages and has come up with a new and exciting program…Spin U! Spin... Read More
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Celebrity Cruises River and Ocean Cruise Vacations

Ocean cruise or river cruise? Nothing beats the luxury, entertainment and pampering guests experience on an ocean cruise vacation.   However, river cruises can take you to the very heart of some of the world’s most exciting cities and enchanting towns!   Can’t decide? Now you don’t have to. Introducing Celebrity’s European river-and-ocean cruise vacation... Read More
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2015 Carnival LIVE Concert Series

The first season of the “Carnival LIVE Concert Series” is winding down and was a smashing success with one sold-out onboard show after another! And it’s no wonder…these were no amateur performers! The artists that played onboard the Carnival ships were Grammy Award and CMA Award winners and nominees. These musicians have played in major... Read More