Exploring Jamaica and Grand Cayman during a five-day cruise

Cruise ship passengers who wish to explore both Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, but who are pressed for time or money, may want to take a closer look at the Carnival Western Caribbean cruise which sails regularly from Miami. This cruise lasts just five days, but manages to pack in a large percentage of activities in both Grand Cayman and the Jamaican resort of Falmouth. Miami is not only the departure point for the Carnival Victory, the vessel which will

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CocoCay the Royal Caribbean’s own private Bahamas island

Many people have dreamed about taking a cruise to a private Caribbean island, but have always believed this ultimate retreat is out of their price range. Royal Caribbean, however, gives its cruise passengers the opportunity to spend part of their journey on the cruise line’s very own private island at a very reasonable cost. Royal Caribbean passengers will have CocoCay entirely to themselves during their stay on this privately owned and Eco-certified private island. CocoCay, however, is just one stop

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A relaxing five-day Bahamas cruise

For Specials on Carnival Fascination cruise click here January marks the beginning of North America’s busiest cruising season, so why not leave December holiday stress behind with a relaxing five-day Carnival Bahamas cruise? Several Bahamas cruises set sail from South Florida, but Carnival passengers also have the option of beginning their cruise in the lesser known northern Florida city of Jacksonville. Many visitors are surprised to learn Jacksonville is not only the biggest city in Florida, at least in terms

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An unforgettable South American Christmas cruise

This Christmas season, why not leave the snow and cold behind to enjoy sunny and warm South America? Royal Caribbean International’s Splendour of the Seas stops at three separate South American nations during a weeklong holiday cruise. This once in a lifetime cruise’s departure point is Santos, Latin America’s largest seaport. Santos is situated south of Brazil’s biggest metropolitan area, Sao Paulo, but this bustling Paulista Coast port contains plenty of its own tourist attractions. The main beach of Santos

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Smart cruise liner readies for maiden voyage

A shipyard in Germany is preparing to add a cruise liner to the multitude of products that carry the appellation ‘smart’. The Quantum of the Seas is set to join the likes of smart phones and smart homes when it begins sea trials at the end of this month. After that, the Quantum is off to New York where crew will make final preparations for her inaugural voyage with passengers onboard. A spokesperson for the Meyer Werft Shipyard in the

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Belize’s Finest Jewel: Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker is one of the places in the world that is seemingly untouched with a touch of humility. It’s an island, no more than a mile long, that is home to locals and a small handful of expats that have made a life for themselves leading the true island lifestyle. The buildings are no more than two stories tall so you always have a clear vantage of the beach and each home is painted a pastel color, making it

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Depart From Tampa, Enjoy Your First Port Of Call

Tampa Bay, Florida is known for it’s sunshine, beaches and variety. Comprised of Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg, this area is one you can’t miss. Here’s a few things to add to your itinerary. Catch a Tampa Bay Rays game at Tropicana Field Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, Tropicana Field is one of MLB’s few all-indoor stadiums. Kept at a balmy 72 degrees, “the Trop” is a great place to grab a few beers and see the

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Royal Caribbean’s Relaunch of Brilliance of the Seas

Royal Caribbean is rolling out some of it’s newest ships and floor plans, most of which have been completely revamped to attract customers to new itineraries. The Brilliance of the Seas is one of it’s latest roll-outs and it departs from Tampa, Florida with Ports of Call in Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Roatan, Key West and Georgetown. Brilliance of the Seas has introduced a 9 story atrium, new elevators that face the sea as opposed to the interior, and a rock

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La Fortuna, Costa Rica

La Fortuna is one of those towns that speaks delicately, the people have faces that seem to tell that they’ve seen it all before. The jagged edge of the volcano looks unreal behind the iglesia in the town’s park. The shops have tapestries blowing in the wind, inviting you in. What’s the most appealing to this area isn’t the town itself but the things surrounding this eclectic town. The Arenal Volcano can be seen from miles away, it’s stand-alone peak

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Alaska: The True Final Frontier

The following is a post from our website’s Destination Guide. Alaska, part of the United States but located north of Canada is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The fresh, clean air fills your lungs and the ever so slight smell of pine fills your nose. Mountains seem to line the horizon in every direction and hundred year old trees sway ever-so slightly in the breeze. Every second seems to be like a moving postcard. When you fly

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