Confessions Of a (Former) Carnival Cruise Line Snob

When I first decided to give cruising a try, there were a lot of things I didn’t know and one I knew for certain: I had zero interest in taking a Carnival cruise. Why I Didn’t Want To “Choose Fun” I had my reasons for ruling Carnival out as an option. A big one involved convenience, or rather, inconvenience. I knew that I wanted to sail out of my home port of New York City…

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Cruise Radio News Brief | Week of January 13, 2019

Every week we bring you the latest cruise news stories, articles we’ve published, our latest Cruise Radio podcast, and our recent YouTube videos. 1. Royal Caribbean banned one cruiser for life this week after he jumped off Deck 11 of Symphony of the Seas while the ship was docked in Nassau, Bahamas. The young man admitted he was still drunk from the previous night when he pulled the dangerous…

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Holland America Rolls Out New America’s Test Kitchen Shows

Holland America Line is turning up the heat — literally — by expanding it’s popular lineup of America’s Test Kitchen classes. The line added five new cooking shows to the program for 2019, offering lessons which will help cruisers learn how to prepare everything from takeout food to elegant dinners. What to Expect From HAL’s America’s Test Kitchen Each 45-minute cooking…

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Cruise Line Feeds Government Shutdown-Impacted Workers

As the government shutdown continues to have an impact across the country, one cruise line is stepping up to make sure that those who are being hardest hit will be fed. The shutdown, the longest in U.S. history, started on December 22nd and has impacted hundreds of thousands of government workers across the country. Free Lunch Buffet For Federal Workers Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line announced this…

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Cruiser Banned For Jumping Could Face Legal Action

A cruise who has been banned for life by Royal Caribbean for jumping off one of their ships now seems to be having regrets and hopes others won’t mimic his actions. But his actions would seem to indicate he’s not quite as sorry as he might have people believe. “I Didn’t Think This Through” Since first it was posted to his Instagram feed nearly a week ago, the video of Nick Naydev jumping from the…

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