Unique Features: Carnival Paradise Cuba Cruise Experience

Sailing with Carnival Cruise Line aboard Carnival Paradise to Cuba, I had some time to look around the ship and think.  Contemplating stuff was part of the deal sailing during the first season to Cuba for United States citizens, and Read More …

Caribbean Destinations Destroyed By Storm: Should I Cancel My Cruise?

Caribbean destinations will be rebuilding from damage done during the 2017 hurricane season for years.  Sure, those who live on islands in the Caribbean are indeed accustomed to picking up the pieces after the ugly side of otherwise attractive weather. Read More …

Cuba Cruise: Things That Surprised Me

Sailing to Cuba with Carnival Cruise Line I knew what to expect while aboard Carnival Paradise.  But as we sailed away from the Port of Tampa, a number of passengers along for the historic first-season voyage were concerned.  What would Read More …

Carnival Paradise: Our Entire Journey

Originally presented in parts, here we have our complete visit to Cuba with Carnival Cruise Line aboard Carnival Paradise, sailing from the Port of Tampa.  Along the way, we explored a number of topics related to the mechanics of visiting Read More …

Carnival Paradise Cuba Cruise: Your Guide To Our Journey

Nearing the end of this year’s Cuba sailing season, it’s our turn to explore the once off-limits Caribbean destination.  Sailing a Carnival Paradise Cuba cruise from the Port of Tampa, we’ll document the experience every step of the way, sharing Read More …

Viking Spirit Of Exploration Floats Fifth Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises announced this week that American chemist, emergency room physician and recently retired NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher will be honored as godmother to its fifth ocean ship, which will debut in July 2018.  New Viking Orion is Read More …