Crew Member Death Felt By Cruisers

Spend time talking to the crew of any ship, and you’ll quickly learn that the connections they share with one another are incredibly strong. As passengers, we often bond with our favorite bartenders or room stewards, but there is an entire community of employees working behind the scenes whom we never actually see, let alone […]

MSC Delays Private Island Debut

MSC Cruises has announced that their much-anticipated private island will now open in October 2018 instead of November 2017. Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve is already under construction as planned, and the official groundbreaking ceremony will take place in the presence of the Prime Minister of the Bahamas and other dignitaries on October 6 of this […]

Carnival Sunshine: Day 7 – Last Day at Sea

Today we are headed back to New York City, and in less than 24 hours, the cruise will be over. I always enjoy ending the cruise on a sea day because it gives me time to slowly re-enter reality (because embarkation comes so early!) Final Brunch I decided to try the sea day brunch one […]

Construction to Begin on American Duchess Steamboat

The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced that construction will begin soon on a new riverboat for the fleet – American Duchess.  The boat will launch in June 2017, and feature the largest suites on the river in every category as well as include nothing but suite accommodations. Port Details The 166-guest American Duchess will be the third boat for […]

Cruise TV: Below Deck Recap

After three seasons of keeping our love for Bravo’s seafaring reality show under our hats, we decided it was time to come clean. And we suspect that there are a lot of you who, like us, will watch anything set on a ship…especially if it also happens to include pretty people behaving poorly. So welcome […]