CRUISE NEWS & TIPS

Playing it Safe: Pack Some Caution When Going Ashore...

For many, port hopping is one of the best parts of cruising. You can snorkel in Grand Cayman today, sombrero shop in Cozumel tomorrow and parasail in Roatán the day after that. Who wants to ...

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Avoiding Embarkation Day Jitters...

The mere size of a cruise ship can be overwhelming. Add to that the hundreds or thousands of other passengers boarding at the same time as you, and it is no wonder everyone isn’t nervous on the ...

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5 Helpful Tips for Cruising with Kids...

Pool days, time in the sun, meals you don’t have to cook, on board entertainment, and family bonding time are all great aspects to taking a cruise with your children. The great part about ...

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You're Onboard Your Cruise Ship: Now What?...

First cruise? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. The first day of your first cruise is arguably the most difficult as you try to figure out the logistics of your vacation and more ...

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7 Lesser-Known Seattle Attractions...

Trying to find something to do for a few hours while you wait for your cruise to board can be an annoying task. Even more annoying is getting caught up in touristy parts of a city and not being ...

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Long Awaited: Cuba Officials Approve Carnival’s Bid for...

In July of 2015 Carnival Cruise Lines announced plans to offer trips from Miami, FL to Cuba. However, this announcement came on the toes of contingency—Cuba had to first approve the company’s bid ...

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Cruise News Recap: February 1 - 7, 2016...

No Last-Minute Sales on Royal Caribbean While it was announced last year that Royal Caribbean was doing away with its last-minute cruise deals, there had still been some inconsistencies. This week, ...

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Best Vancouver Cruise Port Hotels...

While the cruise season in Vancouver is relatively short, many ships embark or disembark from the pier at Canada Place, heading to or coming from Alaska, California or Hawaii. It's a great city to ...

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