Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Mardi Gras’ To Feature First-Ever Roller Coaster At Sea

In another cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras will feature the first-ever roller coaster at sea when it debuts in 2020, providing an unforgettable and unique open-air thrill ride on the line’s newest and most innovative ship. Built by Munich-based Maurer Rides, BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster is a heart-pounding rush of adrenaline offering nearly 800 feet of…

Carnival Victory To Be Transformed And Renamed Carnival Radiance

Carnival Victory will undergo a bow-to-stern refurbishment in 2020 that will add a wide variety of popular branded food, beverage and entertainment innovations, as she transforms into Carnival Radiance.  A surprise new dining option will also make its debut on Carnival Radiance. The renovation will complete a $200 million enhancement programme and the ship will…

Fall In Love On The High Seas This Valentine’s Day

With sunset views over the ocean and ever-changing scenery, a cruise offers some of the most romantic holiday experiences around. From private dining with personal butler service to a delicious buffet of oysters, and champagne, or a meal at Alan Ducasse’s Michelin-starred restaurant in Provence, today’s cruise lines take pride in ensuring that every guest…

Check Out The Vista, Carnival Vista!

There’s big fun and spectacular views on the horizon, as Carnival Cruise Line today announced the details of its most innovative ship ever, Carnival Vista, debuting in spring 2016.   Designed to connect guests to the ocean with sweeping views and plenty to do both outdoors and in, Carnival Vista will take cruising to new heights…

Cruise Ships On Order

2014 has seen the arrival of some fantastic vessels including, Norwegian Getaway, Quantum of the Seas, Costa Diadema and Mein Schiff 3, but what else do we have to look forward to from 2015 and beyond? Well, we are going to find out because I thought now would be the perfect time to do a…

Best Family Cruise Lines

  I don’t have children, but I did take my sister on a cruise with me back in 2010. She was 12 at the time and loved every minute of it! She is 16 now but would still tell you that her cruise on Ventura was one of the best experiences of her life. She…

Secrets To A successful Family Reunion At Sea

The CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) recently issued a press release on how to make the most of your family reunion at sea, and having recently returned from a cruise where several of my fellow passengers were on such a trip, I thought it would be a good piece of information to share with you….

Looking Back At 2013

2013 has been a pretty intense year for cruising, We have had good, bad and just about everything else in-between that you could possibly imagine, but I wanted to pick a few things from the last 12-months of cruising that really stood out to me. The good, the bad and the awesome! These are my…