Trip Report: Carnival Breeze Embarkation Day

It’s finally here. Today I embarked on a 14-night cruise aboard the Carnival Breeze. This is one of the cruise line’s signature “Carnival Journeys” sailings, which will have eight ports of call and five sea days. Here’s our itinerary Day 1: Port Canaveral Day 2: Fun Day at Sea Day 3: Fun Day at Sea Day […]

How to Find Your Dream Family Cruise Without Busting Your Budget

Cruising with kids doesn’t need to cost the Earth. In this article, the family cruise experts share their top tips on planning a budget-friendly family cruise. With the holiday season just around the corner, Australian families are busily planning their big getaways. If the thought of cruising to an exotic destination sounds like heaven, we’ve […]

Half Moon Cay BBQ Menu

Carnival Corporation’s Half Moon Cay is a cute little island loaded with sunshine and surf.  Since it’s a tender port and a private island, they offer a complimentary BBQ lunch when your ship calls there. Here’s what’s on the BBQ menu at Half Moon Cay. Sides German Potato Salad Coleslaw Medley of Mixed Greens Roasted Yellow […]

5 Reasons to Stay Onboard in Port

If you listen closely to your fellow cruisers, you’ll probably hear a few mentions of staying on the ship while in port.  While there are always advantages to getting out and exploring, sometimes there are even better advantages to staying onboard. Here are five reasons to stay onboard in port. (Some of these may not work if your […]

5 Reasons to Take a Short Cruise

Let’s face it, no one wants to take a short cruise. However, when our budget intersects with vacation time available, sometimes it’s our only option. With that said, most people don’t need a reason, but in case you do, here are five good reasons to take a short cruise. 1. Competitively Priced There are a lot of ships, […]

10 Tips to Avoid Cruise Weight Gain

If you’re a cruising pro, you’re probably good at packing some clothes with a little wiggle room for the tail end of the cruise. Depending on who you ask, the average cruiser can gain anything from a couple pounds to 10 pounds per sailings – but you don’t always have to tip the scale. I’m […]

9 First Time Cruise Tips to Know

A cruise will be the most breathtaking vacation you’ll ever take. You only have to unpack once before eating and drinking your way around exotic ports of call. However, there are still a few things you need to know before crossing the gangway and letting your hair down. Here are nine first-time cruise tips. 1. Your […]

Cruise Radio News Brief | Week of October 28, 2018


Every week we bring you the latest cruise news stories, articles we’ve published, our latest Cruise Radio podcast, and our recent YouTube videos for the week of October 28, 2018. 1. Royal Caribbean announced that Navigator of the Seas will receive a $115 million makeover next year. Some of the upgrades include new waterslides, a […]