Viking Quality A Hit In The Caribbean

Quality is a significant factor in any travel experience.  Experience it once on any given cruise line and we expect it again, the next time.   We like a number of travel brands for that very reason: we know what Read More …

Royal Ship Swap Brings Enchantment To Space Coast Port

Cruise lines move ships around the world on a seasonal basis, chasing calm seas, warm temperatures and desktop wallpaper-quality scenes to entice travelers.  When reviewing the 2018/2019 Short Caribbean itineraries, Royal Caribbean International saw an opportunity to better strengthen the Read More …

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 …

Update: Windstar President San Juan Visit Underscores Unique Small Ship Advantage In Big Way

Recently, travel agents have been fielding calls, emails and/or texts asking “Will any of the Caribbean ports be open by the time I sail?”   For the most part, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” without hesitation. Cruise lines, local governments, 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 …