Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cruise Vacations, Where are Prices Going?

CRUISE VACATIONS Buy Now or Wait? -An Update:What’s Cruising Look like in 2012 and Beyond? Q: What will the New Year hold in store for the Cruise Business? What new changes will be brought about in the way we conduct … Continue reading

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Do You Have a TWITTER ADDICTION? 15 Surefire Tests to tell

So you think you may be a Twitter Addict? Well then, here are 15 sure-fire tests to see if you just might be showing signs or exhibiting symptoms of  a newly discovered medical condition called TAS (Twitter Addiction Syndrome). Now … Continue reading

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Carnival’s Newest Cruiseship “The Magic” A Tour and Review

Carnival’s Newest Cruiseship As “Magic” makes her Debut Carnival Cruise Lines has just recently unfurled their most recent addition to their fleet with the 130,000 ton, 3690 Passenger cruise ship “Magic”. The second of their DREAM CLASS of ships, and … Continue reading

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An American Inspired Activity: “Frog Jumping”, Jubilee in California Gold Rush Style

How about a “Road Trip”   for a “jumpin good time”!   Just a little ways off highway 49 situated between Modesto and Stockton, in majestic Northern California lies the quaint little town of Angels. No, it’s not noteworthy for … Continue reading

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Twitter NEWCOMERS and The Great Unknowns!! It never fails that at least once or twice each day I see a tweet from a twitter who’s still wet behind the beak that has sent (auto generated more likely) a tweet that … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Money Saving Cruise Tips and Strategy Guide

Some Great Money Saving Tips and Strategies While On A Cruise Saving money on a cruise vacation doesn’t require any special club membership (though don’t overlook the savings possibilities from membership in travel clubs), nor  particular cruise line loyalty programs (once … Continue reading

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A Look of Radiance, (of the seas) after her recent revitalization makeover

A New Look of “Radiance” She’s Back and even Better!! Just as Royal Caribbean’s 90,000 ton, 2112 passenger carrying “ Radiance of the Seas”, finishes up her most recent three-week, $20 million revitalization from her dry dock stay in Victoria … Continue reading

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Celebrity Silhouette, the Latest Edition of the Solstice Class of Cruise Ships

Celebrity’s Soon to Set Sail Silhouette, A Solstice of A different kind!! Celebrity’s newest addition to her fleet will soon debut in July of 2011 and will be called the “Silhouette”. The Fourth of the Solstice Class of Ships to … Continue reading

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Golden Princess, A Retrofit (Remodel) Review

A Priceless Retrofit For a “Golden Princess”   First placed into service in May of 2001, Princess Cruise lines (Grand Class of Ships) “Golden Princess” set sail into the glorious fame of the Princess Fleet. Recently having undergone a complete … Continue reading

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MSC Opera, detained creates own Drama in Southampton

MSC Opera caught up in a trouble snare in UK!   Rumor, or Fowl? On the 25th of May, MCA (which is the UK’s Maritime Compliance Authority, akin to our own US Coast Guard) Inspectors from the Southampton Marine Office  … Continue reading

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