Star Princess Review

Star Princess Itinerary: 11-night Alaska voyage roundtrip from San Francisco to Skagway, Ketchikan, Juneau, and Victoria Reviewer: Jason Stateroom Type: Balcony Embarkation: “San Francisco can be a little bit nutty…[but] it was actually pretty smooth. Once we got into the port, very quick and easy; no complaints at all.” First Impressions of the Ship: Jason remarked that while the ship […]

Carnival Announces Name of Next Ship

Carnival has announced the name of Vista‘s sister ship, and the 26th vessel in the fleet: Carnival Horizon! The cruise line announced the news on their Instagram account earlier this morning, in conjunction with a sweepstakes where participants who post their favorite “horizon picture” with the appropriate hashtags can win a free cruise on the upcoming ship. […]

Nieuw Amsterdam – Day 5: Cruising Glacier Bay

Woke up today on the Nieuw Amsterdam to a lot of rain and a lot of light. Sunrise was at 4:45 am. I got up around that time, only to shut the blinds even more. Glacier Bay Viewing Pictures don’t give Glacier Bay in Alaska any justice. The ship seems so tiny going between towering […]

Episode: Norwegian Escape 2016 Review + Cruise Excursion Questions


On this episode, we get a detailed review of Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, Norwegian Escape. John and his wife just returned from a seven-night Western Caribbean sailing. He gives a full review of the sailing, the itinerary, and what to do on Norwegian Escape. A lot of first time tips for cruisers considering the ship. Also, […]

5 Reasons Cruises are Budget Friendly

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – cruises are by far the most budget friendly way to travel because you can book them in advance and prepay in installments. But the base fare is not the only thing you can prepay. There are several other trip costs you can pay in advance […]

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