Month: November 2022

Carnival Celebration Live Blog (Day 1): Scratching the Surface of Carnival’s Newest Ship

Note: Carnival welcomed its newest ship to the fleet earlier this month with Carnival Celebration now sailing from Miami. Cruzely was invited to sail on one of the first voyages. The seven-day cruise departs Miami headed to Cozumel, Costa Maya, and Mahogany Bay (Roatan). I’ll be live-blogging the experience each day to share what sailing the new ship is like.

The first view of Carnival Celebration at boarding in Miami. My first impression is of the overwhelming number of different venues to experience compared to even recent Carnival ships.

Following the pandemic, Carnival welcomed the first Excel-class ship to its fleet with Mardi Gras. That ship definitely made headlines and marked a big change in what the Carnival fleet would be like going forward.

Now, a second ship in this class — Carnival Celebration — has joined the fleet. This ship is a sister to Mardi Gras, building upon what’s

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Which Cruise Line Should I Sail? The Definitive Guide for 2023

Which cruise line should you sail for your vacation? When it comes to selecting the right cruise line for you, it can feel a bit like car shopping.

Wondering which cruise line is right for you? We have profiles of each below to give you all the ins and outs.

Say you want a new SUV. You have options from dozens of car makers. You have to narrow the list down by price range, reliability, cost, and more. You can quickly feel overwhelmed, and your head spins from all the choices.

While cruise lines aren’t as numerous as car companies, there are still lots to choose from. Passengers new to cruising can easily get overwhelmed by the choices, not sure of what the difference is between them all. Is a cruise on Carnival the same as a cruise on Princess? Is a cruise on Royal Caribbean the same as a

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Alaskan Cruise Packing Checklist: 80+ Things To Bring (Printable)

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Need a checklist in order to pack for your cruise to Alaska? We have you covered.

Cruise ship docked in Alaska
Need a checklist to help you pack for an Alaskan cruise? We have more than 80 items to consider bringing.

Sailing to Alaska is like no other vacation that we can think of. In fact, even if you’ve cruised before to somewhere like the Caribbean, what you pack to visit this region of the world can be very different.

That’s because Alaska presents more different situations that you’ll encounter than just about any other vacation you can think of.

Consider that in the course of a day, you might wake up in the morning, and head to a hot tub in your swimsuit to take in the stunning views of

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