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 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: 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 […]

Carnival Breeze: Venice, Italy + Red Frog Pub

Last year I was in Venice but my day was a blur because my cruise originated there and I was up for 36 hours by the time we got there. So this year, I was bound to make it happen. We arrived in Venice and the ride in was so picturesque. There was a little […]

Cruise Line Entertainment Package Effective, Flexible and Sustainable

Entertainment at sea has taken a different course on a variety of cruise lines lately, shedding the safe, Neapolitan-flavored offerings and offering up some unique and different options.  What seemed in the past to barely qualify as “entertainment”, today brings everything from Cirque-influenced dining to Broadway shows on some ships.  Others have bumped up onboard […]

Your Cruise Questions Answered: Carnival Breeze Layout

Onboard Carnival Cruise Line’s new Carnival Breeze, we have received a barrage of questions about everything from dining options to which side of the cabin is the sofa located on.  Those booked on the new ship as well as those considering bookings are looking for detailed information like never before.   Today, let’s get going with […]

Striking Transportation Workers A Good Reason To Book Shore Excursion

When Italy’s striking transportation workers threatened to spoil the plans of those visiting the country, many travelers were left scrambling.  Those counting on public transportation may have had long-planned travel dreams spoiled.  But those visiting Venice this week via Carnival Cruise Line’s new Carnival Breeze came out unaffected, thanks to some quick-thinking by the cruise […]