Plated shrimp

12+ Questions & Answers About Food on a Cruise Ship (Is...

Our first cruise, we had no idea what to expect when it came to dining. After dozens of cruises, that's not the case anymore. One...
Coconut drink on MSC's Ocean Cay

Worth It? Complete Guide to MSC Cruises Drink Packages

Sailing on MSC and ready to really go on vacation? Then you might start with a drink package. Instead of worrying about the price...
Soda and water on a cruise

Bringing Water or Soda on a Cruise Ship (Carnival, Royal Caribbean,...

Interested in cruise line rules about bringing water, soda, and other non-alcoholic beverages aboard? Most people look forward to a cruise's adult libations --...
Carnival Cruise Line comparison to MSC

Carnival vs. MSC: 11 Major Differences Between the Two Cruise Lines

When it comes to value, anyone searching for cruises is likely to run across two lines that offer some of the least expensive trips:...

Are Cruises Good for a Honeymoon? What to Know Before You...

Thinking of taking a cruise for your honeymoon? Tying the knot can be a stressful (and expensive!) experience. Who doesn't want to relax afterward...
Carnival Jubilee arriving in port

Carnival Announces FOURTH Excel-Class Ship

In a move that confirms the popularity of these ships among Carnival fans, the cruise line announced it has an agreement to build a...
Discounted alcohol in a duty-free cruise shop

Explained: Duty-Free Shopping on a Cruise (Is It Worth It?)

When it comes cruising and duty-free shopping, don't feel alone if you're left confused. The labyrinth of regulations and rules regarding what is taxed...
Ducks found on a cruise ship

Explained: Rubber Ducks on a Cruise Ship (And How to Find...

Maybe you've seen pictures of passenger finds posted on Facebook. Or perhaps you've gone on a cruise and seen a little rubber duckie sitting...
Royal Caribbean drink package offers

Worth It? Complete Guide to Royal Caribbean’s Drink Package

Royal Caribbean drink packages definitely have their fans. But are they worth it? And what should you know before you buy? If you're about to...
Nassau view of lighthouse and Atlantis

Is It Safe to Visit Nassau on a Cruise?

If you're taking a cruise, then there is a good chance it will include a stop in Nassau, The Bahamas. The port of call...