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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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Day 6 of the Blake Shelton Cruise (Day at Sea)

Day 6 of the Blake Shelton Cruise is a sea day enroute to Nassau. Yesterday Trace Adkins joined the cruise from Tortola, BVI. There will be a Q and A session poolside today at 2:00 p.m. with Neal McCoy and Trace. (I will post that video on Monday). Tonight the …

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Day 5 (Blake Shelton Cruise) Tortola, BVI

I woke up the morning around 6 a.m. Took a short walk to the stern of the ship (back of the ship) and had breakfast at the Great Outdoors restaurant. I met a young man from Boston Mass who told me his wife bought him tickets to the Blake Shelton …

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