Cruising Excursions

10 Cruise Tips for Families


Short cruises are great for families with tight time or budget constraints. If you decide to sail away on a quick cruise vacation, make sure to follow these tips: 1. Pick the right itinerary Short cruise itineraries include a varying number of in-port and sea days, so choose the option that best fits your preferences. […]

5 Questions to Ask When Picking a Cruise

Looking along the Malecon, Puerto Plata.

Location. Location. Location. Not just applicable in real estate; this is an important choice for your next cruise vacation. These days a cruise ship can take you pretty much anywhere in the world. So, where are you going? Not sure how to decide? Here are 5 questions to ask when picking a cruise destination. 1. […]

Breaking Down Cruise Spending Onboard


I’m checking in online for my very first Caribbean Carnival Cruise and it is asking me to select the account I want to open – either credit/debit or cash but then they say they don’t take cash on board, so how does that work? haha which do you recommend? – Cailin, Halifax, Nova Scotia  First […]

Taking Advantage of Affordable Travel


In today’s fast-paced environment, those who truly want to see and experience the world must fly. In the past, this meant spending a lot of money. Therefore, most people wouldn’t choose to travel. Fortunately, an interesting trend has taken place in the travel industry, and it’s one that favors travelers. These days everything is about […]

5 Cruise Buzz Words


You might have heard some of the crazy travel buzzwords going around right now. Heard about Glamping? Babymoon? Staycation? Framily trips? Runcation? Well, we think that cruising should be part of this fun travel trend too. Here are 5 Favorite Cruise Buzzwords: ‪1. ‪Ship’s Time It’s ship’s time somewhere in the world right now. Most ships […]

5 Cruise Secrets You Should Know


Here at Cruise Radio, we share a lot of tips and secrets with you on how to have the best cruise vacation ever. And every so often, we like to round up our current 5 favorite secrets to share with you. Because knowledge is power and if you know these 5 cruise secrets, you’re on […]

5 Questions to Ask When Picking a Cruise Stateroom

Stateroom aboard Carnival Sunshine.

You’ve already made the best decision – deciding to go on a cruise. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a sailing pro, your next decision is an important one: what type of stateroom to book for your cruise. Each type of stateroom has its pros and cons. We’ve got you covered – here are […]

5 Cruise Ports to Pub Crawl

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Whether you’ve never heard of a pub crawl before or you’re known for mastering the pub crawl, we’ve got you covered. In case you don’t know, a pub crawl is basically moving from one drinking establishment to the next and drinking at all of them until you’ve finished the crawl. In some cases, you get […]

How to Avoid Cruise Weight Gain


Recently I just returned from the land of crab, Alaskan beer and lobster – mixed with the butter – a deadly combo for someone trying to watch their weight. However, I went on the seven-night Alaska cruise with the mindset that I was not going to gain a pound, and it worked. I completed seven […]

5 Things to Know Before You Cruise


It’s almost time for your cruise vacation. If you’re anything like me, you’ve got the countdown clock going and you’re ready to board the ship and set sail on vacation. So before you head out, here are five things to know before you cruise: 1. Gratuities aren’t included. For the entire length of your cruise, […]