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 …

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 …

Cruise Lines To The Rescue As Rebuilding The Caribbean Begins

Thanks to hurricanes Irma and Harvey, much of the Caribbean, as well as a big chunk of Texas, Florida, and surrounding states, are a mess.  As I write this, millions are still without power or water in Florida. Still, the Read More …

Carnival Fam First In For Hurricane Victims

During times of crisis in parts of the country that feature a home embarkation port, cruise lines often come to the aid of local emergency services.  Catastrophic disaster as we see in Texas stretches even the best-planned resources to their Read More …

Cuba Proving Popular: Carnival Provides More

Following strong response to its first-ever cruises to Cuba announced earlier this year, Carnival Cruise Line has added five more voyages featuring extended calls in Havana in 2018.  The new voyages include three five-day cruises to Havana and Cozumel or Key West Read More …