Cruise Tips for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is quickly arriving, but recent news reports state this year may be milder than years past. According to FoxNews.com, “The pre-season forecast from Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project calls for 13 named storms, of which 5 are predicted to strengthen into hurricanes, with 2 becoming major storms …

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Have you booked your cabin on Cruising With The King?

Imagine an Elvis Tribute cruise with so much more! All the food, excitement and Elvis music, memories and history! Keep in mind this is not a full ship charter, but a unique Elvis experience. Click the link for all the details, so book today! http://www.cruisingwiththeking.com

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Unhappy cruise ship workers share their concerns

Every job had it’s ups and downs, but a few cruise ship workers shared concerns about their jobs to Business Insider. Speaking as a U.S. Navy veteran, I can tell you that I had no clue of the long hours I would be working while serving on my ships. As …

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Why you should follow Gary Vaynerchuk

Few people have influenced me more that social media giant Gary Vaynerchuk, and he’s so cool that he follows me on Twitter. Here’s Gary’s bio from his website: Gary Vaynerchuk’s Story: Gary and his family immigrated to the US from Belarus in 1978. He lived with 8 family members in …

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Crane falls on Oasis of the Seas

Cruise Fever is reporting on an incident involving the Oasis of the Seas (no April Fools joke!) “A crane fell on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas while the cruise ship was in dry dock in the Bahamas earlier today. The cruise ship is in dry dock in Freeport this …

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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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