Cruise ship trackers gets thumbs up

By Stephanie Lee of Host Agency Reviews. So many cruise ships out there, so hard to keep track of.  There a lot of cruise ship tracker websites but one we found today we wanted to share, we especially like because it’s in real-time.  I’ve been using the airline real-time tracking sites for a while, it’s […]

Carnival extends cruise service another year in Jacksonville

Good news for cruisers that sail out of Jacksonville, Florida. Carnival Cruise Lines signed another year contract extending into 2013 with the Jacksonville Port Authority. The new contract will bring over $2-million dollars to the local economy. The future past 2013 is uncertain because of a planned cargo terminal where the current cruise port sits. […]

Carnival Glory: Black Falcon Cruise Terminal + Embarkation

Today started out great. The Hyatt Regency Boston is a great pre-stay cruise hotel, located right next to the T and about a 20 minute walk from everything in either direction. The views aren’t too bad either. *Tip* Request a room on the 20th floor on check-in. The cab ride to the pier took six-minutes […]

Carnival Breeze: Bow to Stern coverage

We just returned from our 12-night cruise aboard the 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze.  Through the trip we’ve brought continuous coverage for you through pictures, tweets, video, audio and SeaBlogs. Now that all the coverage is up, we wanted to make it easy for you to access what you need to know about Carnival’s brand new ship. […]

Carnival Breeze: Disembarkation in Barcelona, Spain

Well it finally comes to an end. Carnival Breeze’s 12- night sailing through the Med is officially over and done. We had baggage tags put in our room last night and the bags had to be out by 10:30 if we wanted to check them and pick them up pierside. I carried mine off the […]

Carnival Breeze: Palma de Mallorca + Punchliner Comedy Club

When I woke up this morning we were pulling into Palma de Mallorca, Spain. I didn’t opt for an excursion on this island but chose to walk it by foot. There was a five euro shuttle bus available into downtown if you didn’t want to walk. The walk into town takes about thirty minutes and […]

Carnival Breeze: Fun Day at Sea + interviews galore

  One of the cool parts about doing Cruise Radio is being able to talk to a lot of different people and delve into their position on-board. Today we started out with John Heald’s assistant Calvin, we did a video interview with him in the night club inside one of the cages (yes, the night […]

Episode: Live Aboard Carnival Breeze 2012 Part 2

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI146JUNE2612Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Carnival Breeze LIVE Pt. 2″ artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we are aboard Carnival Breeze, covering Hasbro: The Game Show, The Punchliner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez, we get John Heald’s tips for cruising the Med, and talk to the Captain of Carnival Breeze.   Follow our SeaBlog, Videos and subscribe to our […]

Carnival Breeze: Messina, Italy and Mount Etna

We have about eight-hours in port today. I booked an excursion to Taormina , a city located on Sicily about 45-minutes up the coast from Messina. We met for the excursion at 10:15 in the Ovation Theater and boarded the bus to headed to Taormina . Last year when I was in Messina I just […]

10 Tips for First-Time Cruisers in Europe

So you have your cruise picked out, your airfare purchased and you’re ready to cruise Europe, right? Europe offers a lot of picturesque ports and can be an great country to sail from, but not knowing the little things before you leave could wind up ruining your vacation or tarnishing your European cruise experience. I […]