Author: Jackie Roseboom

Disney, News, Trip Reports

Spoiler Free Trip Report: Two-night cruise on the Halcyon, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

I recently was invited to go on a brand new cruise ship. One like no one has ever been on before. This one doesn’t sail the ocean, it sails outer space. Yes, it’s all pretend, but the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is now “taking guests into outer space and on an excursion to the planet …...

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Trip Reports, Virgin Voyages

Trip Report: A few days with the Scarlet Lady, Virgin Voyages

I’m listening to the waves while enjoying the 75 degree weather on my cabin balcony. It’s been an amazing first evening on the Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady cruise ship. It was way less stressful than I thought it might be. All Aboard We were nervous about cruising with the omicron variant spreading rampant. But Virgin …...

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MSC, News, Trip Reports, Videos

Our tour of the MSC Divina at Port Canaveral

The MSC Divina departed from Port Canaveral last week on Sept. 16. It was MSC Cruises first of many ongoing 3-, 4-, and 7-day cruises from the Central Florida port. We were invited to tour the ship.

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Carnival, Trip Reports

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Trip Report: Day seven on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’: Bahamas and disembarkation

Carnival Cruise Line invited us to sail on their newest ship, the “Mardi Gras”. It’s a seven day sailing and the first ship to sail out of Port Canaveral since the pandemic stopped all cruising in 2020. Here’s how day 7 and 8 went.

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Carnival, Trip Reports

Trip Report: Day five on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’: Amber Cove

Carnival Cruise Line invited us to sail on their newest ship, the “Mardi Gras”. It’s a seven day sailing and the first ship to sail out of Port Canaveral since the pandemic stopped all cruising in 2020. Here’s how day 5 went.

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Caribbean, Carnival, Trip Reports

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Trip Report: Day four on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’: San Juan

Carnival Cruise Line invited us to sail on their newest ship, the “Mardi Gras”. It’s a seven day sailing and the first ship to sail out of Port Canaveral since the pandemic stopped all cruising in 2020. Here’s how day 4 went.
Top photo by @Bioreconstruct on Twitter.

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Carnival, Trip Reports

Trip Report: Day three on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’

Carnival Cruise Line invited us to sail on their newest ship, the “Mardi Gras”. It’s a seven day sailing and the first ship to sail out of Port Canaveral since the pandemic stopped all cruising in 2020. Here’s how day 3 went.

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Carnival, Trip Reports

Trip Report: Day two on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’

Carnival Cruise Line invited us to sail on their newest ship, the “Mardi Gras”. It’s a seven day sailing and the first ship to sail out of Port Canaveral since the pandemic stopped all cruising in 2020. Here’s what we experienced on day two, Aug. 1, 2021.

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Carnival, Trip Reports, Videos

Trip Report: First day on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’

Carnival Cruise Line invited us to sail on their newest ship, the “Mardi Gras”. It’s a seven day sailing and the first ship to sail out of Port Canaveral since the pandemic stopped all cruising in 2020. Here’s how our first day, July 31, 2021, on the Carnival ‘Mardi Gras’ went.
Top photo by @Bioreconstruct on Twitter.

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Alaska

Silversea’s Silver Galapagos Sets Sail

Prior to setting sail, a christening ceremony was held on board, attended by local dignitaries and company executives. Highlighting the occasion were speeches by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Silversea’s chairman; Santiago Dunn, vice president of Silversea, Ecuador; and Conrad Combrink, Silversea’s director of expedition...

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