Cruising on the Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam!

After several years of not sailing on HAL, Marty and I will sailing on the Nieuw Amsterdam on Sat, Nov 4th. The main reasons we love Holland America is fewer kids, 5-star service and food, larger that usual size cabins and the smiles of the crew!   We enjoy HAL …

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Grand Vista Suite on the Carnival Elation!

As you may know, the Carnival Elation recently returned to Jacksonville, Florida with a host of new cabins and venues! Everyone I know has been asking me for pictures of the Grand Vista Suite located on the brand new Deck 14 forward. You say it, I play it! Scroll all …

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My top 4 reasons why I cruise

I just became Platinum on Carnival and I’m a 3 star Mariner on Holland America Line, so you can tell that my wife and I love to cruise. Here’s my top 4 reasons why I cruise!   1) Don’t have to do laundry on a cruise! Ok, I don’t do …

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3 fun things travel agents deal with everyday

I’ve been a travel agent/blogger for many years and I wanted to share the 3 fun things I deal with everyday. 1. Clients who book at the last minute. Back in the day, you could actually walk up to a cruise ship on embarkation day, luggage in hand, hoping to …

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Carnival Fascination Update!

Senior Cruise Director John Heald posted this important Carnival Fascination Update to his Facebook page: Very very important Itinerary Updates 10/11/17 – 7:00 PM (EDT) CARNIVAL FASCINATION – SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN SAILINGS Earlier this week, we communicated that we were ready to resume our operation from San Juan on Carnival Fascination, …

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Carnival returning to San Juan!

This morning Carnival Cruise Line Senior Cruise Director John Heald posted the following on his Facebook wall. Itinerary Updates 10/09/17 – 8:00 AM (EDT) Carnival Fascination – Southern Caribbean Cruises We have been working very closely with our partners in San Juan over the last couple of weeks, and based …

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Top 4 problems during embarkation.

I recently spoke to a boarding agent at an undisclosed cruise port. This person shared with me the top 4 problems they see when people try to board their cruise vacation. I literally fell over when I was told that many cruise guests have been told by their travel agent …

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Why Carnival Cruise Line is my favorite.

The number one question I get, either in person or on my social media channels is, “What is your favorite cruise line?” The fact of the matter is it really depends on your demographic! Carnival is my favorite because it’s multi-generational, lots to do for all age groups, and they …

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Carnival Cruise Comedian Manny Oliviera

I’ve been on many Carnival cruises and and I do make it a point to go to the PG-rated comedy shows. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the shows until…… This past weekend I sailed on the Carnival Fascination with some friends and we went to two of Manny Oliviera’s PG-rated shows. I …

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