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Love at Sea movie from The Hallmark Channel

  We all know the drill about Hallmark Channel movies. Girl tries to get away from the big city to “connect” with herself. Usually she goes back to her hometown for the annual blueberry festival to find out her mom has stage IV cancer, meets an old flame, and lives …

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Billionaires who bring cruising to the masses

Bloomberg.com has an interesting article about billionaires who bring the love of cruising to the masses. As you probably know, Micky Arison’s dad Ted Arison co-founded Norwegian cruise line way back in 1966, and left to start Carnival cruise line in 1972. As reported in the Old Salt Blog (see …

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Netflix cruise movie, “Like Father” review.

Full disclosure: I don’t subscribe to Netflix, but I’m a huge fan of Kristen Bell. Thrillist.com has a review of the Netflix movie, “Like Father” which is billed as a drama comedy. What caught my interest is that the movie revolves around a cruise ship! Off the top of your …

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Disney cruises not as magical as you would expect?

Let me begin by saying I’m not a fan of Disney cruises. Speaking as a member of the travel media and as a travel agent, Disney has never reached out to me to report on their cruise line. The other downside is that Disney cruises are far more costly than …

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Guy Fieri feeds victims displaced by the California wildfires

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri, the man who brings us the famous Guy’s Burgers on Carnival cruise line is helping victims of the California wildfires. According to TheHill.com,  “Fieri told CNN on Sunday that he was teaming up with the Salvation Army, Operation BBQ Relief and local residents to help feed …

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Baked Alaska Recipe

If you’ve sailed on Holland America Line, you’ve probably enjoyed the Baked Alaska dessert! The reason why my wife and I have sailed over 150 days on Holland America Line is because of the 5-star service, accommodations, entertainment and of course, the food! Click on the link below for the …

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