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Carnival’s Alchemy Bar Full Menu With Prices

Never heard of the Alchemy Bar aboard Carnival's ships? It's a cocktail bar hosted by "mixologists." The bar offers up tasty concoctions that seem...

Answered: Are Duty-Free Alcohol & Cigarettes on a Cruise Really a...

If you've never taken a cruise before, then you might be surprised at how much duty-free shopping there is for passengers. Your ship will have a...
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Understanding Galveston’s TABC Alcohol & Cigarette Tax

If you take a cruise from Galveston, be prepared for a little surprise when you get back -- a tax on alcohol or cigarettes...
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12 Must-Have Items to Pack For a Cruise With a Baby

Cruising with an infant? Let us be the first to tell you it's a whole other ballgame compared to cruising without a kid. (Read...
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BlueIguana Tequila Bar Full Menu With Prices

If you are sailing aboard Carnival, then the chances are good your ship will have the BlueIguana Tequila Bar. The popular hangout serves up...
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What It’s Like to Go Through Cruise Security

Anxious about security for getting on your cruise? Don't worry. If you can handle airport security, then going through the cruise line's process will...

Why You Should Never Go Nude On Your Cruise Balcony

The cruise balcony. It's your own private paradise with a million dollar view. And while it's usually only about 20 square feet of space,...
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The Complete Guide to Cruising with a Baby (From Someone Who’s...

If you're a new parent -- or already a parent with a new addition to your family -- then the thought of a vacation...
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The Single Most Important Cruise Cabin Accessory (And It Only Costs...

Think about the number of electronics you'll pack for your next cruise. From cellphones to iPads to hair straighteners to game devices, nightlights, and...
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Dry Bag Review: 3 Bags Tested… Here’s the Undisputed Winner

A dry bag is one of those things you never realized you needed, but once you have one, you have no idea how you...