Author: Jackie Roseboom

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

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

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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Carnival, Entertainment, Ports

Battle of the Bands to be Held by Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Lines, New Orleans’ most popular cruise line, and local television station WDSU-TV have launched a search to find the most spirited high school marching band in the Big Easy. “The Battle of the High School Marching Bands” competition celebrates local spirit and skill, and will ultimately award the winning band a...

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Dining, NCL

Carlo’s Bake Shop to be on the Norwegian Getaway

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that Master Baker Buddy Valastro, star of the popular TLC television series “Cake Boss” and “Next Great Baker,” will open his second Carlo’s Bake Shop at sea on the new Norwegian Getaway, coming to Miami in February. Valastro first partnered with Norwegian Cruise Line when he opened...

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