Royal Caribbean Returning to St. Maarten & San Juan


Royal Caribbean has announced their return dates for San Juan, Puerto Rico and Philipsburg, St. Maarten, marking a major milestone towards the revival of the Caribbean gems that were impacted by recent hurricanes. On November 30, Freedom of the Seas will be the first in the fleet to call on San Juan. Grandeur of the Seas will follow suit […]

Carnival Horizon LED Sculpture to Feature Kids’ Artwork

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that the LED “dreamscape” atrium sculpture on the new Carnival Horizon (like the one on Vista) will feature colorful artwork created by patients of St. Judge Children’s Research Hospital when the ship debuts in Europe this coming spring. The three-deck high centerpiece will feature 33 different artistic creations from the kids. The announcement was […]

Carnival Cruise Line Brings Back $50 Deposits


Carnival Cruise Line has brought back their popular reduced deposit early saver sale. From now until October 28, Carnival has deposits starting at $50 per person, excluding Alaska, Carnival Vista, & Carnival Horizon sailings. This offer is available on sailings through April 2019. Carnival Reduced Deposit Details 2 – 9 day sailings (excluding Alaska, Vista, & Horizon […]

Carnival Elation Trip Report Day 2

Yesterday, I spoke about how I hoped to sort of keep an eye on my eating during this trip on the Carnival Elation. What I didn’t say — and putting it out there is a good way of keeping me honest — was that my pre-cruise weight was 168 pounds. I’m running a race not […]

The Benefits of Becoming a Cruise Ship Counselor


Have you ever wished your job was exciting?  Are you tired of being stuck in a boring job that doesn’t offer much advancement?  If so, you probably need to do something to change that!  There are many fun careers out there, and going back to school is one way to land one of them.  If […]

Norwegian Ship Spending a Second Season in Australia

Norwegian Cruise Line has opened Norwegian Jewel‘s 2018/2019 Australia an New Zealand cruises for booking. Following a large refurbishment, the ship will spend a second season down under, cruising the best of Australia and New Zealand, as well as itineraries in the south Pacific, southeast Asia, and a transpacific from Vancouver to Tokyo. In October 2018, Norwegian […]