Trip Report: Eurodam Heads Back to Grand Turk

When I woke up today, the Holland America Eurodam was pulling into Grand Turk.  I’ll admit, I had mixed feelings about the day. Grand Turk has long been one of my favorite Caribbean islands, but it was also pretty hard hit by the hurricanes which struck only a few short months ago. Would the island […]

Port Saint John Seeing More Cruise Passengers

The 2017 season at Port Saint John, Canada provided a 3 percent increase in cruise passengers over the same 2016 time frame, with 208,818 visitors. The port also received one extra port of call from a cruise ship this year; 64 compared to 63 last year. Highlights of 2017 for the port included: 12 double […]

MSC Cruises Celebrates Two Construction Milestones

MSC Cruises celebrated construction milestones for two of their ships today at the STX France shipyard. The traditional coin ceremony was held for MSC Bellissima, as well as the cutting of the first steel for the first Meraviglia-Plus class ship. As part of the steel-cutting ceremony, the name of the Meraviglia-Plus ship was revealed: MSC Grandiosa.  The […]

Cruise Podcast: The Man With 1,100 Sea Days 2017 + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”1,100 Sea Days + Cruise News” artist=”Cruise Radio” ] Ed has over 1,100 sea days with Carnival Cruise Line and lets me ask him a list of questions submitted you the listener. Sherry has cruise news:  Royal Caribbean’s announcement last week included a lot of technology – what will we see? Harmony of the […]