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Experienced Travelers Pack These 9 Things

Even experienced cruise travelers might be leaving out one of these 9 travel essentials that smart passengers always pack. Read more [...]
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New Cruise Ships for 2018

  It is always exciting to go on a cruise but getting to experience a brand new ship is something that only a few luck travelers get to enjoy. When booking for the remainder of 2018 there are 3 new ships that you will want to consider which are currently in service. Carnival Horizon The Horizon from Carnival Cruise Lines debuted in April and is making a huge splash with the Dr. Seuss WaterWorks. The ship also offers several new restaurants and an assortment of craft beer brewed right Read more [...]
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Caribbean Cruises – Fun and Sunburn

A relaxing cruise in the Caribbean is the perfect way to enjoy the tropical scenery, the ocean and some much-needed downtime in the sun. But while the rest of your body is enjoying the stress-free wonders of your cruise, your skin is taking notice of your proximity to the equator and the intense sun that is beating down on you. And though most folks now understand the importance of sunscreen, what they don’t understand is how quickly it must be reapplied in a tropical climate. But following a few Read more [...]
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Use Your Cruise to Do Good

Find out how cruise ship companies pay it forward and help the others. Whether your interests are education, the environment, or humanitarian aid, learn about cruise companies' efforts to support those causes. Read more [...]

Join a Global Treasure Hunt While On Your Cruise Geocaching!

As you explore the different ports of call on your cruise, you can also take part in a global treasure hunt called Geocaching. This recreational activity is a great way to explore a city, find a treasure and add to the adventure of your cruise for free. All you need is a cell phone with GPS or any other GPS receiver and you are ready to begin. Getting Started There are many sites which offer participants the GPS positioning information needed to search for a treasure. One of the most popular, geocaching.com, Read more [...]
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Tips to Keep Your Shore Excursion on Budget

One of the features that makes a cruise very appealing to many travelers is that you can enjoy a nice vacation while remaining within your budget. Most cruises are all-inclusive, meaning that your accommodations, meals and a great deal of entertainment are all included in the cost of the cruise, so once you pay for the cruise your expenses are fairly limited. But the second you take your first step into a port of call, the cost can begin to grow very rapidly. However, following a few simple tips Read more [...]