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3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Stateroom Space

Cruise ship staterooms feel small, there's no two ways about it. And that's because they are small. Many come in at less than 200 square feet! And it's going to be your home away from home for a few days, at least. So how to maximize the space and minimize your frustration? These three tips will have your stateroom feeling like a cozy oasis of calm instead of a cramped circus. Read more [...]
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Norwegian Bliss- The Largest Cruise Ship Sailing from LA

The five-month-old Norwegian Bliss has relocated to its permanent home in the Port of Los Angeles. At a whopping 168,000 tons, Bliss is Norwegian’s largest ship ever and has a capacity of 4,004 passengers. Read more [...]

Join The Happiest Cruise Ships On Earth in 2019

It pays to plan ahead if you are interested in booking a cruise during this high demand season, and especially if your kids want to be cruising with all of their Disney friends. The holiday schedule for 2019 has just been released and it is offering some new excitement. Read more [...]
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What Happens When Your Cruise is Threatened by Bad Weather

While bad weather can hit just about any cruise ship sailing, trips along the Eastern seaboard of the U.S., the Gulf Coast, and the Caribbean are all at risk of interruption during hurricane season from June through November are especially vulnerable. Read more [...]
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Adults Only – Viking Cruises Sets Itself Apart with Clarified Age Limit Booking Policy

One of the reasons that cruising is so popular is flexibility. Passengers get a wide latitude in choosing the type of sailing that works best for them. And in many ways, cruise ship companies have self-selected their travelers, too. For example, Disney naturally has a strong pull on families, with character-oriented activities and themes, while Viking’s clientele typically skews toward older passengers traveling without young kids and seeking new experiences. Read more [...]
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How to Survive a Cruise with Your Toddler

Planning a vacation which includes your toddler can be a bit of a challenge. Trips that entail a long time in the car are not going to be the best choice for most little ones. But the thought of letting someone else navigate you around the Caribbean on a ship full of fun and activities does appear to be a wise choice. The secret to a successful cruise with your toddler will depend on your planning and packing skills. Don’t Under Pack Adults tend to worry more about over packing than under packing. Read more [...]