Carnival Vista Live Blog – Day 9 – Water Park

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Today we are in Turkey. Rainy Start Since the ship docked right in the middle of town, it was fairly easy to get off and check out things out pier side. I didn’t book an excursion because initially this was a canceled port of call for us and then they added it back right before […]

Koningsdam is Dedicated by the Queen

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Holland America Line held a dedication ceremony this past Friday for ms Koningsdam is Rotterdam, the Netherlands.  Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands officially blessed the bell and named the ship in front of dignitaries, cruise guests, travel partners, and media. The celebration began when the Queen blessed the ship’s bell by pouring a glass of […]

Cunard Honored with Global Traveler Award

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Cunard was recently honored at the Global Travel Leisure Lifestyle Awards in California, and took home the ‘Best Large-Ship Cruise Line’ award. The cruise line’s three Queens – Queen Mary 2, Elizabeth, and Victoria are well-known for the luxurious accommodations.  Each ship provides the elegance of British tradition coupled with the experience of exploring new destinations, or old favorites. […]