Princess Cruises announces Memorial Day sale

Princess Cruises is marking Memorial Day with a six-day sale offering cruise deals on sailings departing from U.S. shores. The May 24-29 sale features savings of up to $1,000 per stateroom, plus an onboard credit of up to $100. More than 80 cruises to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Panama Canal, Mexico, Canada & New England, and […]

Episode: MSC Poesia 2010

This week we are aboard the MSC Poesia. MSC stands for Mediterrian Shipping Company and has been on the cruise side of the industry for nearly a decade. Prior to crusing, MSC operates over 400 container ships.  Currently, they have one ship seasonally in the Caribbean. We interview the Cruise Director, Deputy Purser and a […]

Episode: Aboard the Carnival Fascination 2010

an effort to promote the Cruise Port here in Jacksonville, FL……and pretty much just find another excuse to get on board a ship, we visited the Carnival Fascination. We had the pleasure of speaking with the Hotel Director, Chef du Cuisine, and the Assistant Cruise Director.

Episode: Silversea Cruises 2010

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Silversea Cruises” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”false” ]Game Show Host, radio personality, and travel writer Geoff Edwards will be talking to us about the Silversea Spirit. Find out what cruise line rated the top in Eco-friendliest in Cruise News. Stewart Chiron (Cruise Guy) joins us with weekly commentary. Be sure to follow us on Twitter […]

Episode: Norwegian Sky 2010 Review

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Aboard the Norwegian Sky” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”false” ]This week we push technology to the limits again; Doug joins us remotely in the Bahamas aboard the Norwegian Sky. Joining Doug will be the Hotel Director, Rosita Schandy and Cruise Director, Matt Baker. Hear this awesome Norwegian Sky review! Support our Sponsors Cruising Excursions, offering over […]

Why I Love Cruising

Yesterday at work someone asked me:   Why do you love cruising so much?   I couldn’t help but laugh as I gave him a laundry list of reasons.   Everything is all inclusive You only have to unpack once It’s impossible to get a DUI on a cruise ship! Where else can you walk […]

Suites on a Cruise Ship

This morning I saw a twitter message with my name on it so I checked it out.  The twitter message was someone telling their friends about Cruise Radio (which you should check out).  Turns out, they were planning a cruise and wondered what suites are like on a cruise ship… so here is my short answer:   First […]

Episode: Cruise Booking Tips 2010

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Cruise Booking Tips” artist=”Cruise Radio” social=”false” ]On this episode, Stewart the Cruise Guy joins us talking about ‘Wave Season’ and some cruise booking tips. Suzanne Klasen of Cruise Talk dot org talks to us about her recent sailings on Celebrity Cruises. Stephanie of Travel Designed talks to us about some hot travel destinations for 2010. […]

Can I Meet People on the Ship?

I was asked this question the other day: Is it hard meeting people on a cruise ship? My answer: Absolutely not! From formal dinners to excursions, you are put into so many different social atmospheres on your cruise.  We will use a cruise I took back in 2005 as an example. Three of us took the […]

Carnival Dream Video

On December 3, Matt Basford and Doug Parker did a walk through of Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Carnival Dream.”  This was the very first embarkation day from Port Canaveral, Florida.  Enjoy the video.