9 Cruise Safety Tips

Cruises are one of the most enjoyable vacations you can take. But, not everything that glitters is gold. A cruise ship should be looked at as a small city on the water. As in most small cities, crime does happen. 9 Cruise Safety Tips 1. Keep your guard up It is natural to let your […]

Norwegian Cruise Lines launches free shore excursions for kids

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching an exciting offer for families who book a 2012 cruise from today through May 13, 2012.  With the “Little Norwegian’s Explore For Free” offer, children 12 years and younger will receive complimentary Norwegian-sponsored shore excursions* and teens (13 to 17 years old) will receive half-off shore excursions when in the […]

Episode: Aboard the Carnival Dream 2010

We are aboard the Carnival Dream doing it live from Port Canaveral.  Hear all about the Dream and what life on board is like. Stewart Chiron The Cruise Guy® also joins us with his weekly Cruise News and commentary. Powered by Podbean.com Subscribe to our weekly show on iTunes. Be sure to follow us on […]

Episode: Aboard The Celebrity Solstice 2010

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI32APRIL18Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Aboard the Celebrity Solstice” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”false” ]Doug, Matt, and Stewart Chiron “The Cruise Guy” are down in Port Everglades this week to interview the keys players aboard the gorgeous Celebrity Solstice.  Listen…..it’s like you’re there! Be sure to follow us on Twitter at CruiseRadio.

Bad Weather and Cruising

So one of the questions that I get a lot is “what is there to do onboard the ship when it rains?”  On my first cruise this was a major concern for me.  Not only is the thought of rocking back and forth on a six story boat not sound fun, but to me it […]

Port review – Jacksonville, Fla

I received an email last night asking about the port of Jacksonville so I thought I would share my response. The port of Jacksonville is a great port, easy to find, and your no longer than 15 min from the airport. The port is five minutes off a major beltway (SR-9A) and the average cab fare […]

What is a repositioning cruise?

Some ships spend 365 days a year sailing the same itinerary, many relocate a few times a year depending on the season.  Cruise lines must reposition their ships from to new home ports as the seasons change.  Most cruise ships that spend their summers in Europe will cross the Atlantic in the late fall to […]

FBI Investigating Alleged Murder on Carnival Cruise Ship

From Cruise Critic.com (2:18 p.m. EDT) — The FBI is investigating an alleged murder onboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ 70,367-ton, 2,052-passenger Carnival Elation. According to a statement from the cruise line, “a domestic dispute occurred between a husband and wife in their cabin, resulting in the wife’s death.” The man was taken into custody and the FBI […]

An innovative idea to cruise research

A lot of people email me and tell me its their first time cruising and ask how to they find out about the ship they will be sailing on. My first response would always be to check the cruise lines website and check the ship layout.  Now, thanks to this cool thing called “the Internet,” […]

What is Coco Cay, Bahamas?

A lot of people ask the question “What is on Coco Cay?” , so I figured I would do a post on it to let you know exactly what the island is and what to do there. Coco Cay is part of the Berry islands, a cluster of islands in the outer banks of the Bahamas that […]