Carnival Vista Trip Report: Day 7 at Sea

Today is the first of two sea days as the Carnival Vista makes her way back to Port Miami. I went to upload a picture to Instagram this morning and noticed that most of the southeast was covered in snow. Even the Panhandle of Florida got a little bit of snow. Pretty wild… and something I’m […]

Carnival Cruise Line Brings Caribbean Air to NYC Streets

With winter on the horizon, travelers are starting to think about where they can escape to the warmth during the cold season. To celebrate the Caribbean’s island destinations and promote their newest ship Carnival Horizon, Carnival Cruise Line has captured and canned island air from tropical ports, and invited New Yorkers to stop and smell the […]

Carnival Horizon Dining Reservations Now Open

Carnival Horizon

Online reservations for specialty dining options aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s upcoming ship Carnival Horizon are now open via the “Manage my Cruise” tab on These venues include: Bonsai Teppanyaki – This venue will introduce the teppanyaki concept to Carnival for the first time. The restaurant will be a true dining experience with a lot of laughs and […]

Eurodam Earns Another Perfect Health Score

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For Holland America’s Eurodam, 13 has proven to be a lucky number. The ship recently earned its whopping 13th consecutive perfect health score on a surprise inspection. This is the third perfect score for the ship this year, and continues its impressive six-year run of perfect scores of 100. This is a record not only in company history, […]

Another Cruise Line Adds Bahamas Sailing

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, the only line with a two-night cruise departing year-round from the Port of Palm Beach, announced today that Grand Celebration will set sail with several new enhancements on December 23. It will offer a new adults-only area, a revitalized casino, and a specialty coffee and juice bar. Holiday festivities will also […]

Carnival Cruise Glitch Gives Free Perk


Guests checking in for a Carnival Cruise Line vacation recently found that their accounts included a Faster To The Fun pass… which they hadn’t actually paid for. What Went Wrong Needless to say, folks who had actually purchased the pass — which, among other things, grants priority embarkation — were not pleased to hear that […]