Carnival Vista Returns To Service Earlier Than Planned


After almost two months of propulsion issues and a successful week in dry dock, Carnival Vista is returning to service earlier than anticipated. The July 23rd cruise will be a four-night voyage from Galveston, Texas consisting of two sea days and a call to Cozumel, Mexico. Carnival said in a statement on their website, “Carnival […]

MSC Offers First Look At New Private Island [VIDEO]

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With the November debut of their new private island rapidly approaching, MSC Cruises is offering up a first-look at what visitors can expect. Take A Tour of Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Located 65 miles off Miami’s coast, the Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve is a sprawling 120 square acre private island. Amazingly, what is […]

Cruisers Head To Court Over Chairhog Battle

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A battle over poolside lounge chairs got heated enough that injuries were sustained and the two parties are now heading to court, according to reports in the German press. Reserving Lounger Leads To Scuffle According to a story which first ran in the German paper Bild and was later reported by Newsweek, the trouble began […]

7 Cruise Books Everyone Should Read

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Whether you’re looking for something to read on your next cruise or a book to tide you over between sailings, we’ve got some great recommendations. From a behind-the-scenes look at some of Carnival’s most amazing cruise ships to a high-seas thriller with an ending you’ll never see coming, these are perfect for the cruise lover […]

Cruise Podcast: Norwegian Bliss Review, Travel Insurance Questions + News


A review of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Bliss on a seven-night cruise. We get a comprehensive review of this Breakaway-plus class ship from a guest who traveled solo. Bliss spends the summers in Alaska and winters sailing the Caribbean. We answer your travel insurance questions regarding sailing during hurricane season, the difference between credit card […]