Cruise Lines Warn Smokers About Another Place They Can’t Light Up

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Talk to any cruisers who smoke, and they’ll complain about the fact that they are — in their eyes — treated like second-class citizens while on ships. Now comes word that some smoking cruisers will be facing a new ban: Mexico has enacted a new regulation that bans the smoking of tobacco products in public […]

Carnival Celebration Trip Report, Day 4: Mayan Ruins & The Chef’s Table

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Today was our second of three ports during this western Caribbean cruise: Costa Maya, Mexico. Like yesterday, I purchased an excursion through Carnival for Costa Maya to Zona Arqueológica de Chacchoben, or the Chacchoben Archaeological Area. Our very comfortable, air-conditioned tour bus departed the port around 8:30 am for the approximately hour-long drive to the […]

Carnival Celebration Trip Report, Day 3: Hello Cozumel!

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Today was the first port on our Carnival Celebration cruise — Cozumel, Mexico. I got up and headed up to the lido deck for my first BlueIguana Cantina burrito of the cruise — the poolside venue’s breakfast burritos are my favorite breakfast on Carnival, and rank high for me among any cruise ship breakfast option. This is […]