Breakaway Live Blog, Day 1: Leaving New York

Confession: After sailing on Norwegian Breakaway for the first time nearly two years ago, I vowed to never cruise aboard her again. Not because it was a bad trip – it was an amazing time, actually – but rather because of her size. I tend to prefer smaller ships. Specifically, as a New York City […]

Carnival Partners with Amazon for Black Friday Deal

Carnival Cruise Line has teamed up with Amazon to offer a pre-Black Friday deal on cruise bookings through  The first 1,150 customers who click through Carnival’s advertisement on Amazon and book a cruise between November 21 and 23 will receive a free Amazon Echo Dot. Interested customers can visit Amazon’s website and click on […]

4 Common Types of Cruise Staterooms

Choosing a cabin type on your cruise is just one of the choices you’ll have when it comes to your cruise vacation. We recently talked about why stateroom location matters, now let’s break down the different types of staterooms available. In this post we look at staterooms for Carnival Cruise Line. READ: WHY STATEROOM LOCATION […]

Steel Cut for New Celebrity Ship

Celebrity’s next generation of cruise ships has officially gone from concept to construction today.  The first piece of steel has been cut at the STX France shipyard for the line’s newest and boldest ship. The vessel will be called Celebrity Edge, befitting for the many design advances of Celebrity’s first new ship class since 2008.  The […]