Monthly Archives: October 2015

How To Fold a Towel Bat

A Bit About Bats Vampire tales give bats a bad name, but very few bats are vampire bats – only 3 out of well over 1000 bat species – and even those feed on animals rather than humans.  Some bats … Continue reading

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Carnival’s New American Table vs. the Traditional Menu

I first heard about Carnival’s new American Table menus on Carnival spokesman John Heald’s Facebook page, where people constantly complain about it. While taking away the white tablecloths in the cruise ship dining room and calling the menu American Table … Continue reading

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The Beer Cruise Experience

The Olympic Wilderness and San Juan Islands cruise on Un-Cruise Adventure’s Wilderness Adventurer sometimes has themed sailings.  Sometimes the theme is beer.  On a beer-themed cruise, each day brings about a new adventure in a new place just like a … Continue reading

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A Visit to Grand Turk

After visiting several lesser traveled islands between Puerto Rico and Miami, Carnival Splendor made its last port stop at the private cruise ship beach on Grand Turk. We got a good view of the ship docking from the window of … Continue reading

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Camp Carnival

Carnival has programs for kids from ages 2 through 17.  Older teens go to Club O2 where they can socialize with other kids their age and attend planned activities like dances or scavenger hunts.  Tweens and younger teens hang out … Continue reading

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Navigating Yourself Around A Cruise Ship

No doubt cruise ships are big, and getting bigger all the time as cruise lines build increasingly more extravagant ships with bigger and better attractions and more of everything.  It’s no wonder passengers often get lost trying to find their … Continue reading

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