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 […]

Website Pays Cruisers to be Loyal

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Loyal Cruiser has just launched a new web portal where cruisers have the ability to redeem points for perks such has onboard credits, cruise certificates, wine and other rewards. Loyal Cruiser is a subsidiary of Stick to Cruises, Inc. which is a full service travel company. How it works The online cruise rewards system is […]

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, […]

5 Obvious Caribbean Cruise Tips


I’ve been to the Caribbean dozens of times, and with every trip comes more knowledge about this beautiful and exotic region. On my last sailing on Carnival Freedom I was reminded of these five Caribbean cruise tips: READ OUR CARNIVAL FREEDOM REVIEW HERE 1. Research your ports. Make sure you know what you do when you get to port. […]

6 Photo Tips for Sunsets

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Sunsets – enjoying the stunning views of the sun slowly slipping away as you sail in the middle of the ocean. This is one of the very best parts of a cruise vacation. But capturing that moment on film (or SD card) can be tricky. Photography’s one of those things that can seem overwhelmingly complicated. […]

Uber Easy Alternative to Cabs in the City

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Seattle is an expensive city – as is every other major city out there. For months I’ve been seeing my friends post on Facebook and Twitter about Uber, this peer-to-peer cab service that lets you hail a cab with the push of a button. Pretty brilliant. I never thought I’d ever use it, it just […]

5 Things to do in Grand Turk


The largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Grand Turk is home to the territory’s capital (Cockburn Town), idyllic beaches and the largest Margaritaville in the Caribbean. Even though it’s a small island, it’s big on options for your visit. Here are 5 of our favorite things to do in Grand Turk: Grand Turk […]