Carnival says arrive early, Republican National Convention in Tampa

If you are driving or flying into Tampa, Florida this weekend to catch Carnival Legend (8/26) or Carnival Paradise (8/25 or 8/30), local authorities are advising to give yourself extra time because of delays and temporary road closures with the Republican National Convention (RNC). A map indicating road closures is available at Cruise ship […]

Royal Caribbean to swap ships in Tampa

Royal Caribbean and the Port of Tampa announced today that the 2,112-passenger Brilliance of the Seas will replace Jewel of the Seas in the 2013-2014 cruise season. Before repositioning to Tampa next May, Brilliance of the seas will go through The Royal Advantage program, giving the ship new Oasis-class features like: an outdoor movie screen, […]

First Time Cruiser: Carnival Legend, Tampa, Florida

Well I wish it was me writing this from the Carnival Legend, but im not.  I am sitting in my office however, my friend and his girlfriend are sitting on the lido deck and teasing me with pictures from their iPhones. This will be a seven day western caribbean cruise leaving from Tampa, FL with an itinerary of,  Fun Day At […]