MENU: Piazza Panini on Carnival’s Mardi Gras

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One of the zones on Carnival Cruise Line’s ship Mardi Gras is La Piazza, an Italian-themed area that includes Cucina Del Capitano, Pizzeria Del Capitano, Bar Della Rosa, and a counter-service sandwich shop called Piazza Panini. If you’re in the mood for a classic sandwich such as grilled ham and cheese or you’re looking for a delicious […]

Holland America & Princess Cruises Update Testing, Face Mask Policies

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Sister brands Holland America Line and Princess Cruises have both announced updated policies regarding health and safety on board their ships, concerning pre-cruise testing and the use of face masks. In an email to travel agents, Holland America said “In an abundance of caution and in response to the increasing number of cases of COVID-19 […]

Princess Cruises Announces 2023 Alaska Schedule

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Princess Cruises has announced its program of cruises and cruisetours for the 2023 Alaska season. The 2023 season will feature six of the line’s vessels, including its newest Discovery Princess, which will be returning to Alaska for her second season there. Overall, the season will feature 143 departures across 14 unique itineraries. Here are some itinerary […]

Royal Caribbean Extends Anthem of the Seas’ British Isles Season

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Royal Caribbean International has announced that the British Isles sailings aboard Anthem of the Seas have been extended through October 2021. Since early July, the Quantum-class vessel has been sailing from Southampton, England and welcoming thousands of UK residents on board. Beginning in September, eligible international guests will also be able to set sail aboard the ship […]

Podcast: Carnival Mardi Gras Ship Cruise Review, Part 1

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In this episode of Cruise Radio, I sit down with The Points Guy staff writer Ashley Kosciolek to discuss our experience onboard the brand new Mardi Gras cruise ship from Carnival Cruise Line, which is the largest ship in their fleet. Mardi Gras is an Excellence-class cruise ship packed with new and exciting onboard amenities, […]

MENU: BlueIguana Cantina on Carnival Cruise Line

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BlueIguana Cantina is a favorite restaurant on Carnival Cruise Line, and is available on every ship across the fleet. The Mexican counter-service venue is located poolside on the lido deck, serving up burritos and tacos along with a generous salsa bar. (We recommend the watermelon & jicama salsa!) Here’s the full menu for BlueIguana Cantina, […]