PortMiami Sets Global Record

PortMiami set a word record in passenger traffic last year, hitting 4.98 million multi-day passengers.  That was a 1.5 percent increase from the year before. The numbers follow the port’s seemingly tradition of annual increases in passenger numbers, which is logical for the busiest cruise port in the world.  In 2015, PortMiami processed 4.91 million […]

More Carnival Horizon Itineraries Announced

Carnival Cruise Line has announced more details on Carnival Horizon‘s inaugural season itinerary schedule.  The new ship will offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York City in spring and summer 2018. The four-day “long weekend” cruises will depart Thursdays and feature a full day in Bermuda where guests can enjoy the pink sand […]

Five Ships Receive Perfect Health Scores

Over the past couple of months, several cruise ships have received perfect health scores of 100 from the United States Public Health Department.  They are: Princess Cruises – Ruby Princess on December 3 Holland America – Koningsdam on December 20 Carnival Cruise Line – Carnival Sunshine on December 21 Windstar Sail Cruises – Star Legend […]

5 Reasons All 20-Somethings Should Sail Holland America

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For anyone who has a good idea of the cruise industry and which folks typically sail what, this article may come as a surprise.  Holland America Line is generally stereotyped as being a cruise line that is more for the older generations.  And while they have been making changes here and there to reach a younger […]

7 Ways to Keep Cruise Costs Low


By Lauren Ogilvie Cruising can be the most bang for your buck vacation there is, as long as you’re savvy. It can also turn into one of the most expensive vacations you ever take. Finding ways to keep costs low is a fun challenge for me anytime I’m traveling. Knowing where you can save and […]