Tag Archives: cruise ships

Christmas Ships

The first thing I look for on a cruise as soon as the gift shop opens is a ship model Christmas tree ornament of that ship. They are far more likely to be available on wintertime sailings than other times … Continue reading

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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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Cruise Ship Bars on the Norwegian Pearl

Cruise ships have abundant bars.  Many cruise ship passengers like to drink, and cruise lines like to make money selling alcohol to their passengers.  Whether lounging by the pool or hanging around inside the ship, it’s never far to the … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Safety Drill

The news media sensationalizes any mishap involving cruise ships. Are these floating resorts safe? What do cruise ships do to insure the safety of their passengers? Continue reading

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Carnival Funships 2.0

In 1972, Carnival bought its first ship, the Mardi Gras, which began life as a the Empress of Canada.  With that one refurbished ship they had a dream of starting a new era of fun and affordable cruising for everyone.  … Continue reading

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