Carnival Vista Live Blog – Day 5 – Visiting the Shipyard

Day five brings Carnival Vista to Naples, Italy. I was up with the birds this morning and watched the sunrise and then grabbed a quick breakfast before our busy day started. Funny story before I start today’s post. Our cruise director, Matt, got on the PA and gave us a weather report for Naples. He […]

5 Tips for Converting Euros for Your Cruise

Now that the European cruise season is in full swing, thousands of cruisers are flocking to the Mediterranean and Northern Europe to take their dream cruise. But nothing will sour a trip quicker than not knowing a few basics when it comes to dealing with international exchange rates. Having traveled extensively throughout Europe over the […]

Photos: A Look at Harmony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas is almost officially here, and we’ve got some awesome photos and facts about the world’s biggest cruise vessel. The ship is 227,000 gross registered tons, and 1,188 feet long.  For some perspective, she weighs more than 10,000 elephants, and if you stood her up next to the Eiffel Tower, […]

Carnival Corporation Receives More Awards

Carnival Corporation was well represented last month at the Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards, with three of their cruise lines being recognized.  The awards are focused on environmental and sustainability efforts by the cruise lines that are recognized. Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, and Princess Cruises were acknowledges at the Cruise Annual All […]