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Disembarking a cruise ship

How To Disembark Without Stress

Not many cruisers look forward to disembarkation, but does it have to be stressful? Are you a new cruiser wondering what disembarkation is like, or...
pandemic cruising woman holding identification documents

10 Tips for Pandemic Era Cruising

Unsure about cruising in this pandemic era? We've got ten tips to ease your mind in these crazy times. The cruise & travel landscape is...
Essential Tips for first-time cruisers Norwegian

Essential Tips For First-Time Cruisers

Essential Tips For First-Time Cruisers By Guest Writer Sophia Young One thing that the past several months have taught us is that we shouldn’t wait too...
Top 10 First time cruise tips

10 First Time Cruise Tips I Wish I Knew Before My...

First Time Cruise Tips To Help You Create Your BEST Cruise: Ah, my first cruise. I remember it in such vivid detail. I bought BRAND...
Avoid the buffet chaos on embarkation day

Avoid Embarkation Day Buffet Chaos

Without fail, embarkation day is by far the most chaotic time in the cruise ship buffet style restaurant. When possible skip the buffet, and...
cruise shoes

Shoes – The Achilles’ Heel of Packing

Trying to pack light? We've got a tip for you that often gets overlooked! Yep, you guessed it- shoes! Shoes are clunky, heavy, and take...
Book excursions early

Book Excursions Early!

If you are considering excursions on your cruise, book as soon as possible. Availability is limited. So try to book before you leave, or...

Dude, where’s my bag?

Bring a small bag, backpack or tote for use in ports and on the first day. It may be a while before your checked...
Dine adventurously

Dine Adventurously!

Most cruise lines do not limit you to one entree, appetizer or even dessert.  Be creative and try new things.  Have an entree for...
Cruise lines offer many incentives for military, teachers and seniors

You Deserve A Discount!

Do you feel special? Well, there's a good chance you are. Cruise lines love to recognize and incentivize special people like you. Like many hotels,...




Carnival Panorama Cruise Day 1

What’s Day 1 Like On Carnival Panorama?

In this video we take you along with us for some Carnival Panorama day 1 fun. Embarkation days are so fun, and this was no...

The Scoop On The Splendor