11 Carnival Paradise Cruise Tips (2019)

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Carnival Paradise was launched in 1998 as the first “smoke free” cruise ship. While that didn’t last too long, she still lives up to Carnival’s “Choose Fun” tagline, offering fabulous four, five, and seven-night cruises from Tampa, Florida (her home port of call). Completely refurbished with Carnival’s signature Fun Ship 2.0 renovations, she is now […]

Holland America Line Updates Crafted Cocktail Menu (2019)

Holland America Line is shaking things up with their new and exclusive craft cocktail menu, created in partnership with the “King Cocktail” himself — Mixologist Dale Degroff. A Mixologist Movement If you’ve been anywhere even remotely trendy lately, you’ll notice the rising popularity of “crafted cocktails:” libations that are meant to involve all the senses. […]

7 Celebrity Summit Dry Dock Changes (2019)

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There’s something exciting about setting foot on a newly-refurbished ship, which we were able to do during a recent sailing on the Celebrity Summit. When a cruise line spends millions of dollars to update one of the older ships in their fleet, they are taking on a major challenge. READ MORE: Celebrity Summit Cruise Photos […]

Cruise Line Cuts Back On Nightly Towel Animal Service

Don’t be surprised if the next time you sail on Norwegian Cruise Line, you’re not greeted by a towel animal when you return to your stateroom at the end of the night. A spokesperson for the cruise line confirms they’re in the midst of evaluating the cuddly critters… although, there is a way you can […]

8 Injured When Crane Falls on Oasis of the Seas [Update On Cancelled Sailings]

UPDATE: Tuesday evening, Royal Caribbean’s Twitter feed addressed the situation and how it would impact future sailings. “The incident,” they said, referring to the crane which damaged Oasis of the Seas, “resulted in damage to the Aqua Theatre and some suites. Considering the situation and our need to complete the scheduled maintenance, we’ve only cancelled […]