RCR 018: How to Book a River Cruise

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On this episode, we talk with Chris Owen on how to book a river cruise. When most people think of booking a cruise, they think they can go online and be done with it. That is true with an ocean cruise,  but river cruises are a little more hands on. Chris explains in this episode. […]

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review

Eric and his wife Jessica from Tampa, Florida recently went on a cruise aboard Norwegian Jade.  They was kind enough to send us a full review of the voyage, ship, and Norwegian’s new private island Harvest Caye. Check out their thoughts here: Food: B+ Ate in: Grand Pacific (one lunch, multiple dinners), Jasmine Garden (one dinner), buffet (multiple meals), […]

6 Passport Changes You Should Know

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With international travel on an upswing among cruisers, getting a passport is on the to-do list for a lot of travelers.  Lately, there have been a lot of changes and things you need to be aware of when getting ready to apply (or renew) your passport.  Here, we’ve gathered six of them so the process is […]

Koningsdam Receives Perfect Health Score

Holland America’s newest cruise ship ms Koningsdam has received a perfect score of 100 on her very first US Public Health inspection.  The unannounced inspection was held on December 20, during a call at San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The ship was in the middle of a 10-day Caribbean cruise. “A new class of ship means many firsts […]

Holland America Launches ‘Change the World’ Campaign

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Holland America has revealed a new advertising campaign that promotes travel as a positive force in changing people’s perspectives, and inspiring shared humanity.  The multimedia campaign invokes travel as having the “Power to Change the World,” and will appear in broadcast advertising, social media, web-based media, sales initiatives, and marketing materials beginning this month. Television […]

Princess to Reimagine Onboard Kids Programs

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Princess Cruises has announced plans to expand their partnership with Discovery at Sea.  The focus of the new undertaking will be the youth centers aboard the line’s ships, including new experiences and designs to help kids learn, play, and create fun memories. The multi-million dollar investment is currently rolling out across the fleet, as part […]