Monthly Archives: April 2016

Cruise Ship Cabins on P&O Arcadia

P&O Cruise Line For those of you who have never heard of P&O, it is a British cruise line. The name P&O comes from the line’s origins as the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company which began as a shipping … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Cruise Ships Wait for Passengers Past All Aboard Time In Port?

Why Cruise Ships Don’t Wait for Late Passengers Today’s local news had a story about some parents who got left behind at a port stop in the Bahamas while their kids, who they left on board, departed with the ship. … Continue reading

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Cozumel Atlantis Submarine

A lot of ports have excursions offered on semi-subs, but not many offer the rare opportunity to dive to the depths on a real genuine submarine. When choosing something to do on the Carnival Splendor’s stop in Cozumel – which … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Decor on the Carnival Legend

Surprisingly enough, the theme for the decor on the Carnival Legend is…..Legends.  While it’s not completely obvious, the stuff legends are made of does pop up all over the ship. The Legend spends part of the year sailing for Carnival … Continue reading

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Sydney, Nova Scotia

Sydney seems to be a popular thing to name a city.  There’s Sydney, Australia of course, and on the west coast of Canada, Sidney B.C. on Vancouver Island.  Maybe Canada has a thing for Sydney on islands because they also … Continue reading

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Saint Kitts Scenic Railway

Like many Caribbean islands, St. Kitts once had many sugarcane plantations. Narrow-gauge railways often carried freshly harvested cane to sugar factories. In Saint Kitts the tracks that remain now host the sugartrain of St. Kitts Scenic Railway. This train carries … Continue reading

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