Drinking on a cruise may break the bank.

I just read an article from CBS News saying that excessive drinking on a cruise is very costly. Ya think? I’m not a big drinker, but I know people who buy the Cheers package on Carnival and carefully calculate how much they need to drink to break even. I also …

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Nevis. The secret jewel of the Caribbean

I just read a great article about Nevis on CNN.com. I’ve been to St. Kitts but didn’t make it to Nevis. Click on the link below to see the full story. http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/nevis-vacation-caribbean-secret/?iid=ob_travel_core_homepage

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Puerto Rico suffers power outage

CBS News is reporting that an explosion at an electric substation has caused a huge power outage which includes parts of San Juan. Click on the link below for the full story. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fire-explosion-puerto-rico-power-substation-today-2018-02-11/

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Azamara Quest arrives in San Diego after 24 people sickened

Another ship has experienced the dreaded norovirus outbreak. FoxNews.com is reporting that 24 people came down with the gastrointestinal virus on the Azamara Quest. Click on the link below for the details and be sure to wash your hands!!!   http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2018/02/09/royal-caribbean-cruise-arrives-in-san-diego-after-24-people-sickened-with-gastrointestinal-virus.html

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How to avoid the single cruise supplement

The LA Times has a great story about the single cruise supplement and how to avoid it. I can understand that cruise lines count each and every penny. They know that two people in a cabin spend more than just one person. Alcohol, specialty restaurants, shore excursions, the casino and …

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Reporter learns behind the scenes info on cruising

I just read an article from Fortune.com about a reporter getting insider info on cruise secrets. For those of us who cruise frequently, this story is eye opening and informative. Click on the link below for the story. http://fortune.com/2018/02/01/royal-caribbean-cruises-what-to-know/  

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United States Military helps thwart terrorist attack in Trinidad and Tobago

The last time that I heard that the U.S. military acted in the Caribbean was back in my Navy days in 1983 regarding Grenada! Check out this CNN story about how the U.S. military worked to prevent a terrorist attack in Trinidad and Tobago! USA!!! http://www.cnn.com/2018/02/09/politics/trinidad-carnival-terror-attack-thwarted/index.html?sr=fbCNNp020918trinidad-carnival-terror-attack-thwarted0132PMStory&CNNPolitics=fb

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Don’t fall for the “free cruise” scam

The Miami Herald has a great story about the notorious “free cruise” scam. You know the old saying, “If it sounds too good to be true…” Click the link below for the whole story. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/tourism-cruises/article198538339.html

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Groove Cruise Miami 2018 Review

Billboard.com has a great review of the recent Groove Cruise. A close friend of mine and I sailed on the Groove Cruise in 2014 and had a great time. We had the opportunity to spend time with EDM legend Darude! Click on the link below for the article! https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/dance/8098362/groove-cruise-miami-2018-recap  

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