What You Should Consider When Booking a Cruise Visiting International Ports

If you’re thinking about booking a more exotic cruise than your typical Caribbean cruise like one that leaves from and/or stops at international ports, you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need in order to have a carefree vacation.  Besides your regular documentation, there are other things you need to consider (like a visa) before embarking on your journey. … Read the rest “What You Should Consider When Booking a Cruise Visiting International Ports”

Conquering the Carnival Conquest

My family and I decided on a semi-last minute cruise on the Carnival Conquest. This was my first time sailing the Conquest. Even though she’s an older ship, she was still beautiful and was able to accommodate my family’s needs.

Carnival Conquest

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Here’s What’s Different About Cruising MSC

Thus far in my cruising career, I’ve cruised three cruise lines: Carnival, Royal Caribbean and now MSC (Princess is up next).  Before cruising MSC, I would say that for the most part everything is about the same.  On most American cruise lines, you already know what to expect and each line just adds their own flavor to the mix. … Read the rest “Here’s What’s Different About Cruising MSC”

Choosing the Right Cruise Cabin for You

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Choosing a cabin for your cruise is a very personal decision and depends on what you plan to do while on your cruise.… Read the rest “Choosing the Right Cruise Cabin for You”

5 Questions Every First-Time Cruiser Has

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I remember when I went on my first cruise I had no idea what to do. I’d traveled before, flown before, stayed in hotels before, but never cruised before.… Read the rest “5 Questions Every First-Time Cruiser Has”