Norwegian Gem Trip Report, Day 6: Ziplining In St. Lucia

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As promised, I stayed out of the casino last night and was in bed at a decent hour so that I could get up early and watch as we sailed into St. Lucia on the Norwegian Gem. Like all the other ports on this itinerary — except St. Thomas — this was a place I’ve […]

Cunard to Offer Special Railroad Experience in Alaska


Cunard has announced their partnership with Rocky Mountaineer to offer guests a special railroad experience in Alaska. The legendary experience will return to Alaska in 2019, for the first time in over two decades. The Rocky Mountaineer railroad is the only of its kind to travel its historic routes and is celebrated for the views […]

Carnival to Offer New Cuba Cruises in 2019

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Carnival Cruise Line will be offering 17 new sailings to Cuba aboard Carnival Sensation in 2019. The five-day voyages will be the line’s first to operate round-trip from Miami and feature a day-long call in Havana as well as stops in other popular ports. The voyages complement a series of sailings to Cuba departing from Tampa aboard Carnival […]

AIDA Cruises Orders Third Next-Generation Ship


Carnival Corporation has announced that they’ve signed a shipbuilding contract for a third next-generation ship for their rapidly-growing AIDA Cruises brand, which is the leading cruise line in Germany. Scheduled for a 2023 delivery, the new 180,000 ton ship will be built by Meyer Werft at their shipyard in Papenburg. It will include around 2,700 […]