Cunard Reveals Enhancement Plans for Queen Mary 2

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Cunard announced today new enhancements planned for Queen Mary 2; part of the most significant refit ever undertaken by Carnival UK.  There is also some enhancement news concerning Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria The cruise line will be adding Britannia Club staterooms to Queen Victoria during her next dry dock, which is scheduled for June 2017. […]

Norwegian Details New Private Destination

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Norwegian Cruise Line has released new details today about their upcoming destination in the western Caribbean; Harvest Caye, Belize.  It is set to welcome guests beginning this November. The resort-style port of call will not only be perfectly suited for guests who simply want to lie on the beach and sip a drink all day, […]

Carnival Magic Opens Free BBQ Smokehouse

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First it was burgers and now Guy Fieri has opened a new authentic smokehouse and barbecue venue aboard Carnival Magic – replacing Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ. Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse is a complimentary open-air eatery located on Carnival Magic’s Lanai on Promenade Deck featuring a wide variety of BBQ favorites smoked right on board […]

MSC Cruises Partners with Chef Roy Yamaguchi

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MSC Cruises has announced a new partnership with internationally renowned pan-Asian chef Roy Yamaguchi.  He will introduce a specialty pan-Asian restaurant aboard the cruise line’s newest upcoming ship, MSC Seaside.  The ship will be the first to be christened in the US in MSC’s fleet, when it comes into service in December 2017. Chef Yamaguchi will be […]

9 Strategies to Experience Cruising on a Budget

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Even if it involves spending hours researching and on the phone, everyone wants the best deal possible when booking a cruise vacation. Rightfully so, as a cruise can be a large investment. With that said, not every cruise comes with a hefty price tag. Some cruises are budget-friendly and can be pulled off without breaking the […]

6 First Impressions of Carnival Conquest

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Recently I embarked for my first time aboard Carnival Conquest – a six night western Caribbean sailing out of Port Everglades, Florida. On the voyage we hit Key West, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, with two sea days sprinkled in there. Here were my first impressions of the award-winning (says Josh the cruise director) Carnival Conquest. 1. Tons […]