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Viking Sky passenger gives 1st hand report

My Facebook friend Bill Minter was on the Viking Sky during the recent “disaster.” I asked Bill if I could share his experience that he posted on his wall in my blog, and he gave me permission. “Several of you have asked us to share the details of our recent …

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Virgin Voyages cruise ship embraces vinyl

Cruise Radio and other media outlets are reporting that Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages will include an old school record shop! According to Miami Herald, “Richard Branson’s Virgin brand started out as Virgin Records, so it’s no surprise that the billionaire’s new South Florida cruise company, Virgin Voyages, is prioritizing …

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Grand Palladium Resort and Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico

I’ve been cruising for many years. My wife and I have enjoyed the great ports of call including Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Grand Cayman, Grand Turk, St. Barts, St. Kitts, St Lucia, St. Thomas, San Juan, Nassau, Freeport (blah!) and several others. As you probably know, I recently spent one week …

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3 tips for stress free cruise check in

If you’re like me, you want a stress free experience when boarding your cruise! You’ve been waiting for months to enjoy your cruise vacation with family and friends and you don’t want a hiccup at the cruise terminal! Tip #1 Ensure that the name on your passport (birth certificate) matches …

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Viking Sky Video

Cruise Radio and other media outlets are reporting serious problems with the Viking Sky off the coast of Norway. According to Maritime Bulletin, the Viking Sky found itself dealing with engine failure off the cost of Norway during what was described as “heavy storm conditions.” The ship was forced to …

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Cruising with the King Update!

Still haven’t secured your cabin on “Cruising With The King?”  Time is running out to enjoy an amazing Elvis Tribute experience! Feb 2 of 2020 is approaching fast!!! Click on the link below today for all the details!!! http://www.cruisingwiththeking.com

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All Inclusive Resort Experience

Grand Palladium, Riviera Maya As you know, I’ve enjoyed cruising for many years, but when I was offered an opportunity to embark on an all inclusive resort experience, I couldn’t pass up the chance! Since my U.S. Navy days, I’ve enjoyed sailing on the ocean. My first cruise was 20 …

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Grand Palladium Riviera Maya Review

As you know, I have over 150 days on Holland America Line, over 75 days on Carnival, and many days on other cruise lines, but due to the never ending cutbacks and added fees on cruises, I decided to spend a week at the incredible Grand Palladium Resort in Riviera …

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Cruising with the King!

Just wanted to let you know that time is limited to book your cabin on “Cruising With The King! You will experience an amazing Elvis Tribute (non full ship charter) that is second to none! Click on the link below for details! http://www.cruisingwiththeking.com

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Mexico Tourist Card and How to Get One

It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Mexico, and I just learned that you need to get a Mexico Tourist Card when entering (and exiting) the country if you are a tourist! When I was flying in to Cancun in March, the flight attendant was passing out tourism …

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