Carnival Ship Hosts Day of Fun for Kids in Jacksonville

Carnival Cruise Line is a big supporter of the communities in which their ships homeport, and they continued that support with a special day for kids aboard Carnival Elation in Jacksonville recently. The ship hosted nearly two dozen mentors and mentees from the Jacksonville chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer-supported mentoring […]

What This Cruise Line Private Island Will Cost You

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Need something to look forward to? How about the big changes Royal Caribbean is making to their private island, CocoCay, more details of which — including price points — were just released. Although the full expansion won’t be completed until the end of 2019, many of the new features will debut far earlier and are […]

5 Things I Learned During My First 7-Day Cruise

Week-long cruises are very different from short weekend getaway type voyages, which are usually three or four nights. My first week-long cruise was on Norwegian Star in Europe, and I recently took an eight-day cruise on Carnival Vista in the Caribbean, too. My first cruise, however, was a three-night out of Miami to the Bahamas. Those are generally dubbed […]