Carnival Paradise Reviewed: Familiarity Breeds Engagement

It’s been a few months since we sailed with Carnival Cruise Line aboard Carnival Paradise to Cuba, closing out the first season ever for the World’s Most Popular Cruise Line.  Now it’s time to take a look back in reflection.  Read More …

Baked Alaska Back On Carnival And That’s Not The Big Story

The culinary offerings among cruise lines bring a wide variety of choices to travelers.  As ships sail to destinations around the world, menus often change a bit to include fresh, local ingredients.  Talented chefs have come from shore to lend 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 …

Why Your Carnival Cruise History Should Include Cuba

We began our Carnival cruise history with Carnival Fascination on a short cruise to Key West and Cozumel from Miami.  At the time, Carnival Paradise was the last-built in a class of its own. Fantasy class ships have served Carnival Read More …

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 …

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 …