6 Money Saving Tips for Internet Usage at Sea

With the onset of social media sharing, people being connected to their phone and work emails being sent to their smart devices, escaping the internet – even on a cruise – is practically impossible. Internet at sea is not cheap. I’ve seen it for as low as 10 cents per minute up to 75 cents. Remember, […]

2014 Princess Cruises Alaska Bookings Now Open

  Princess Cruises has opened the books on its 2014 Alaska cruise and cruisetour season, which will feature the debut of the line’s largest ship in the state, Crown Princess, plus the return of small-ship cruising aboard Pacific Princess. Throughout the 2014 season, passengers have the opportunity to explore the best of Alaska by both […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Rolls Out New “Guppies” Kids Program

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that the line’s children’s program, Splash Academy, has implemented a brand new “Guppies” program offering exciting, interactive programming for kids’ ages six months to three years old. The new program gives parents, with children under the age of three, the opportunity to engage in a variety of sensory-based programs with […]

Dress Code: Cunard Loosens Ties on Formal Night

  Cunard Line has renewed its commitment to the joy of dressing up aboard “The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World” with an update to its dress codes, while at the same time encouraging the loosening of ties on its less formal nights. Research with existing passengers and luxury travellers generally has led Cunard […]

Video: Airport Beach in St. Maarten

Amazing view of a KLM Airlines 747 landing at St. Maarten International Airport from Maho Beach aka Airport Beach on February 12, 2013. You can access this beach for an $8 cab ride from the cruise terminal or if you get a private taxi it is $20 each way. The Sunset Bar is on the […]

Media Botches Carnival Stories, Record Set Straight

Overflowing toilets, no power, starving passengers and no running water – just a couple of clips we’ve heard from the talking heads on the major news networks over the past few days about Carnival Dream being stuck in St. Maarten. Make no mistake, Carnival Dream being out of service is a big inconvenience but false […]

Grand Princess Makes San Francisco Debut

The first cruise ship to be based year round in San Francisco, Grand Princess, sailed through the Golden Gate for the first time yesterday. The city celebrated the Princess Cruises vessel’s arrival by declaring the day “Grand Princess Day.” The ship departed from Pier 35 on a voyage to the Hawaiian Islands. The 2,600-passenger Grand […]

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