Costa Atlantica: Grand Cayman + Buyer Beware

We anchored off Grand Cayman around 7am and got ready to get off the ship early. Because I didn’t have an excursion in port I was able to get off the ship early and head to downtown. When I stepped off the ship and onto the tender the territory looked very unfamiliar to me. Turns […]

Costa schedules ‘Moment of Silence’ for Concordia victims

Exactly a month after the Costa Concordia sank off the Tuscan Coast, the cruise line has scheduled a moment of silence. This was the note in my cabin tonight after dinner: Dear Guest, We inform you that tomorrow, February the 13th 2012 at Noon there will be a one minute’s moment of silence in memory […]

Survey Says? A cruise heats up romance for couples

MIAMI, Feb. 10, 2012 – For couples looking to rekindle the spark in their romance, the sea is calling with a million ways to fall in love again. According to a recent survey commissioned by Royal Caribbean International*, most Americans (90%) astoundingly ranked sex as the top activity on their cruise itinerary. Respondents also consider […]

Princess Cruises announce ‘The Love Boat Sale’

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 10, 2012) – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Princess Cruises will be offering special fares on cruises to Europe – with The Love Boat® Sale from February 13-20. Passengers can book during the event for up to 2-for-1 savings, plus receive an onboard credit of up to $100. Up to […]

Costa Atlantica: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

We weren’t schedule to arrive in Ocho Rios until noon so we had some time to kill this morning. I went to the gym and attempted to get a machine but it was packed, so i walked the deck for 30-minutes. We pulled into Jamaica around 10:45 and I was off the ship around 11:20 […]