United States Military helps thwart terrorist attack in Trinidad and Tobago

The last time that I heard that the U.S. military acted in the Caribbean was back in my Navy days in 1983 regarding Grenada! Check out this CNN story about how the U.S. military worked to prevent a terrorist attack in Trinidad and Tobago! USA!!! http://www.cnn.com/2018/02/09/politics/trinidad-carnival-terror-attack-thwarted/index.html?sr=fbCNNp020918trinidad-carnival-terror-attack-thwarted0132PMStory&CNNPolitics=fb

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Don’t fall for the “free cruise” scam

The Miami Herald has a great story about the notorious “free cruise” scam. You know the old saying, “If it sounds too good to be true…” Click the link below for the whole story. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/tourism-cruises/article198538339.html

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Groove Cruise Miami 2018 Review

Billboard.com has a great review of the recent Groove Cruise. A close friend of mine and I sailed on the Groove Cruise in 2014 and had a great time. We had the opportunity to spend time with EDM legend Darude! Click on the link below for the article! https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/dance/8098362/groove-cruise-miami-2018-recap  

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Tips for Cruise Debarkation Day

The saddest day of a cruise is the day when you have to head back home! For the duration of the cruise you didn’t have to cook, clean, make your bed or take out the trash. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, however, check out this great …

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Want to retire on a cruise ship?

My friends at Travel Pulse published an article that is of great interest to many seniors. Considering the high cost (and horrible, bland food) of nursing homes, isn’t it cheaper to retire on a cruise ship? Depends! Click on the link below to find out all the details! https://www.travelpulse.com/news/cruise/you-should-retire-on-a-cruise-ship.html

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Passport Fee increasing on April 2

If you’re like me, you don’t check the expiration date of your passport until a few days before your cruise. The $10.00 increase doesn’t apply for renewals, but if you’re applying for a new passport, save $10 by moving fast! Click on the link below for all the details! http://abc13.com/3023468/?sf181141873=1

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Army deserter arrested after boarding cruise ship in New Orleans

As you may know, I’m a U.S. Navy veteran. During my time in the Navy, I knew of a couple of guys who deserted. The Military Times has a story about a deserter who tried to board the Carnival Triumph! #Busted Click on the link below for the story. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-army/2018/02/02/army-deserter-arrested-after-boarding-cruise-ship-in-new-orleans/

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Record number of cruise ships failed health inspections

The NY Post has an article about cruise ships failing mandatory health inspections. 2018 has already brought one more failing ship! For those of us who loves to cruise, we can only hope that cruise lines clean up their act! Click on the link below for the article. https://nypost.com/2018/01/29/record-number-of-cruise-ships-failed-health-inspections/

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