Trip Report Day 3: Carnival Vista in Ocho Rios

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Today started with a knock on the door. Because we had to meet pretty early for today’s first shore excursion, I didn’t feel like making my way down to the buffet and dealing with all the other people wanting breakfast. Instead, I ordered room service, because I know I’m not alone in thinking there’s no […]

Veendam Arrives in Quebec for Start of Cruising Season

The Port of Québec’s international cruising season officially began today with the arrival of Holland America’s ms Veendam at the Ross Gaudreault Cruise Terminal. This marks the ship’s 66th call to the port since its first visit in 1996.  For the 2017 season, the 1,627-guest ship will make 18 calls.  Holland America is still the most active […]

Episode: Navigator of the Seas 2017 Review + Royal Caribbean Information

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Navigator of the Seas Review + Royal Caribbean Information” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]Matt from the Royal Caribbean Blog gives us five things we need to know about Royal Caribbean. Tony joins us this week to give his review of Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas. Sheila and Jackie from give us some things […]

RCR 035: River Cruise Godmother + Avalon Waterways Changes 2017

This week I had a chance to chat with Vanessa Lee, river cruise expert, and godmother of the Avalon Vista. I’ve known of Vanessa for years and finally had a chance to meet her on a Holland America sailing in 2016; we quickly became friends. Listen Here: We chat about: Being godmother of a river […]