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Cruise Ship Loyalty Programs

Want to know how your favorite cruise line’s loyalty program stacks up against the rest? Compare a variety of major lines here and see what each one has to offer. Continue reading

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Packing For a Cruise

As far as travel goes, about the only thing worse than packing for a trip is unpacking when you get home. Both are necessary though because it’s pretty hard to travel without bringing anything. What to bring varies from person … Continue reading

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Would You Want Bad News On A Cruise?

In these days of cell phones and computers, people are rarely out of touch with those at home even when off traveling. After spending money for a cruise and having put in all the time for booking the cruise, planning … 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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Reflections of 2015

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope the new year brings good things to all and fine adventures to the travelers. 2015 IN CRUISES 2015 was my best cruising year so far with 5 cruise adventures taking place throughout the year. … Continue reading

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Best Blogs of 2013

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a wonderful 2013 and that 2014 has even better things in store for everyone. Reflecting back on the past year, I’m picking my favorite post from each month to highlight in this blog. … Continue reading

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How To Find Cheap Cruises

Cheap Cruises Do Exist Whatever people enjoy doing, most like to find the lowest possible price to do it.  After all, why spend more money than necessary if you can have the same thing for less?  This goes for cruises … Continue reading

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The Liebster Blog Award

The Liebster Blog Award Thank-you to the Weekly Day for nominating me for the Liebster Blog award.  It takes awhile to do all the things these blog awards require and time is one thing I don’t have a lot of.  … Continue reading

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A Tragic Week For The Cruise Ship Industry

Two Strikes in One Week The cruise ship industry had two major blows this week.  The biggest tragedy occurred in the Canary Islands where a lifeboat plunged to the sea during a safety drill involving the crew.  Meanwhile, off the … Continue reading

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The Land Yacht

A different kind of cruising – on land!  My Cruise Stories is mainly about cruising on the sea, and will remain that way, but motorhomes are sometimes referred to as land yachts (and some of them deservingly so.)  In fact … Continue reading

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