Cast of “The Love Boat” to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Love, exciting and new. Come aboard, we’re expecting you! The LA Times is reporting that Princess cruises and the cast of, “The Love Boat” will be getting a star on the Hollywood walk of fame! Cool! Click on the link below for the story: http://www.latimes.com/travel/cruises/la-tr-love-boat-cast-to-receive-star-on-hollywood-walk-of-fame-20180501-story.html

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Flooding situation on the Carnival Dream

FoxNews.com and other news websites are reporting flooding on the Carnival Dream. Fortunately the issue was quickly rectified and Carnival is compensating affected guests. Marty and I, along with several close friends sailed on the Carnival Dream a few years ago and had a great time. Click on the link …

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Wondering what the pilot does prior to takeoff?

I’m flying to Chicago today to enjoy my mom’s 80th birthday with my sister and 2 brothers. It’s always amazed me how planes and the air control system work so flawlessly 99.999% of the time. Click on the article below for some great background info on what your pilot is …

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Which cruise line will win the race to build the perfect island?

I’ve been to Holland America’s Half Moon Cay many times. I’ve also visited Coco Cay twice. Check out the article below from MaritimeExecutive.com how cruise lines are racing to build the perfect cruise destination! https://maritime-executive.com/article/the-race-to-build-the-perfect-island#gs.Ej9aoHY

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Solving the cruise connectivity conundrum

Passengership.info has an interesting article (geek alert!) about improving connectivity at sea. “This year, the cruise industry entered into a new golden age, with passenger numbers soaring to unprecedented highs and records being set in multiple arenas including passenger capacity and number of newbuilds. The rapid growth of the industry …

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A cruise that lasts 245 days. I’m in!

USA Today has a great story about a cruise that lasts almost a whole year! “Fast-growing Viking on Tuesday unveiled plans for an around-the-world sailing lasting 245 days — a new record for a continuous world voyage, according the line. Kicking off in London on Aug. 31, 2019, the trip …

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For all you dog lovers!

A good friend of mine has a website for those folks who love their dogs! Everything from shoes to backpacks and even car seat covers! Check it out! http://www.cravingthings.com?aff=2

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How to stay thin while cruising.

  I just read an article on Forbes.com about staying thin while cruising. Here’s the deal, take the steps instead of using the elevator! When Marty and I cruise, I usually eat 8 to 12 ice cream cones a day. I eat between 3 to 4 Guy’s Burgers (Carnival) or Dive …

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