5 Cruise Disembarkation Tips

  The very last morning of your cruise is typically the dreaded one – it’s back to reality. While I don’t have any tips for extending your vacation (unless you are doing a back-to-back cruise), I can tell you how to get off the ship a little bit faster. If you haven’t been on a […]

Norwegian Wants You to Crush on Cruising

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Norwegian Cruise Line has released some of their February deals, while some are ongoing promotions that have been going on for years (like extending their “Free At Sea” promotion). However, there are a couple new ones that are meant to entice even the seasoned cruiser. Crush on Cruising This promotion provides guests up to $500 in […]

Royal Caribbean to Debut Renovated Ship for Weekend Cruises

After an extensive $90 million makeover, Mariner of the Seas will be ready to wow guests and take them on fun weekend cruises to the Bahamas. Beginning in June 2018, travelers will be able to enjoy 3 and 4-night escapes from PortMiami to Nassau and CocoCay – Royal Caribbean’s private island. Thrill-Seekers’ Dreams Adrenaline junkies won’t want […]

New Orleans Cruise Port Sees Record Number of Passengers

A record number of people boarded cruise ships in the Port of New Orleans last year – a whopping 1.15 million. The 2017 record marks the fourth year in a row that cruise terminal traffic at the city’s port reached or surpassed 1 million travelers. The port’s cruise facilities include the Erato Street and Julia […]

10 Things Every First Time Cruiser Should Know

While going on your first cruise is exciting, it can also be very overwhelming. You’re about to embark on a whole new kind of vacation! We’ve gathered some essential first-timer tips, so that you can feel more at ease from the moment you step onto the ship. 1. Pre-pay as much as you can. Pre-paying […]

Cruise Podcast: Interview with Cruise Ship Health Inspector 2018

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI470JAN3118.mp3″ title=”Interview with Cruise Ship Health Inspector” artist=”Cruise Radio” social_email=”true” ] A lot of cruise ships have been making the news lately with failing USPH inspections. This week we had a chance to talk with CDR Aimee Treffiletti, Chief of the CDCs (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Vessel Sanitation Program. We get a […]

5 Things to Do on Cruise Sea Days

The primary objection from non-cruisers about being on a cruise ship is that they feel like they will be stuck on a boat, unable to venture out. Some people can’t get over this mental block of being restricted to a tiny space. But the cruise ships on the sea these days are HUGE. There are […]