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Carnival Triumph

My wife and I have sailed on many cruises. While watching the coverage of the Carnival Triumph, our hearts and prayers went out to the passengers and crew. Watching the CNN coverage of the passengers walking off the ship was a disgrace to journalism! So many positive stories from the …

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Tune in to Fox 30 at 7:45 a.m on Feb 14th

Hi, I will be on Jacksonville’s Fox 30 morning show at 7:45 a.m. on Thurs, Feb 14th discussing the Carnival Triumph incident! Go to www.fox30online.com to catch the replay after it airs! Be sure to follow me on Twitter @scottlara1961 and click on the links to the right for my YouTube …

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Happy New Year

It’s a new year, but I like reflecting on the cruises I took last year! Our 14 day southern Caribbean cruise on the MS Maasdam was incredible. I sailed on the Carnival Fascination twice. One of the most incredible cruises was the Blake Shelton (and friends) cruise on the Norwegian …

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Nickelodeon Suites Resort (Wow)

My family really enjoyed the Nickelodeon Suites Resort on Dec 22nd, 2012. My brother Jamie and his family (wife and 2 kids) flew to Orlando from Chicago to spend some family time in Orlando. We talked about getting together and the @NickHotel was the best choice! My wife Marty, daughter …

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Celebrity Reflection! Welcome to Miami

I had the honor of sailing on the Celebrity Solstice back in 2010. I really enjoyed the mostly smoke-free environment, the incredible staterooms and overall experience. For more information about the Celebrity Reflection, tune in to Cruise Radio. You can check out details about the Celebrity Reflection here: http://cruiseradio.net/celebrity-cruises-celebrates-naming-of-celebrity-reflection/ Scott @scottlara1961 …

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012

Just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.  I am thankful for the country we live in, for my wife Marty of 28 yrs who is a lung cancer survivor, my daughter Brittany, my son Tim and for all my family and friends. I am thankful to be a Navy …

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Action News Jax Morning Show

Thanks to everyone who watched the show! For more details on the deals I mentioned, or if you are interested in taking a cruise, you can email me at slara1961@gmail.com or call me at 382-7159. Follow me on Twitter @scottlara1961 You can check out my YouTube videos by clicking on …

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The number one question I’m asked.

Scott, what’s your favorite cruise line? Yup. That’s the number one question I’m asked. That’s not a tough one to answer. Right off the bat I would say Holland America Line. Why? First of all, the crew.  They smile, they genuinely care and they welcome you back time and time …

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Day 7 of the Blake Shelton Cruise

On Saturday, Oct 20th, the Norwegian Pearl (home of the Blake Shelton Cruise) arrived in Nassau about 8:30 a.m. My friend Nancy (aka @kidtravel) and I took the $8.00 round trip water taxi to the Atlantis to enjoy a day at the Atlantis Aquaventure. We left the ship at 10:30 …

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