Holland America Chef Releases ‘Food Faces’ Book

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Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin just released his latest culinary masterpiece, and it isn’t a fancy new dish or a cookbook. It’s an artistic book called “Food Faces” that features over 150 vibrant photos of edible creations that display a cast of characters expressing human emotion in a fun, whimsical way. Sodamin captured the images […]

Carnival Starts Construction on New Cruise Ship

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A traditional keel-laying ceremony was held at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, for Carnival Cruise Line’s third 133,500-ton Vista-class ship, Carnival Panorama, which is scheduled to enter service in November 2019. The ceremony, which dates back hundreds of years, signifies the official start of construction of a seagoing vessel. Carnival Panorama will offer many […]

13 Things to Do at Galveston Cruise Port

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Galveston Island is the perfect getaway for a pre or post-cruise stay. The island offers a ton of food, culture, attractions, shopping, and more, making it more than just a place to drive through on the way to your cruise vacation. Next time you sail from Galveston, consider spending time there to take advantage of […]

Carnival Cruise Line Adds New Fee

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Want to order flowers or perhaps a birthday cake for someone who is sailing on a Carnival Cruise Line ship? Expect to pay a little more than you might have a few weeks ago. The line quietly has added a 15 percent delivery fee to any items that are purchased from their Fun Shops before […]

Review: Split & Trogir, Croatia Shore Excursion

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The last stop on our Norwegian Star cruise was Split, Croatia. The voyage began in Croatia and ended there, which I thought was fitting because I absolutely fell in love with what little I saw of the country. We chose another Cruising Excursions tour, called the Split & Trogir Tour. I am so glad we picked this tour, because […]