Ocean cruises are one of my favorite types of travel. However, when you are aboard a large cruise ship with several thousand other passengers, there will always be those who do not follow cruise etiquette. But what is proper etiquette on board? Below is my list of tips for cruise etiquette that all passengers should consider in order to make the vacation more enjoyable for everyone. Top 10 Tips for Cruise Etiquette 1. Food
One of the best things about a cruise is the food.
In the haste of packing for a trip, one can usually forget to pack something. We have all been there. When traveling to another American city, often it is not that big of a deal because you can just stop by the store and purchase what you left behind. However, cruises are a bit different. Onboard stores are limited and a bit pricier, and you don’t know what you may or may not find in port. So, when you are working on your packing list for your upcoming cruise vacation, do
I am a big fan of ocean cruises but do realize that they are not for everyone. What I find interesting when talking to prospective clients about cruises is that they will not even consider one due to preconceived notions or misconceptions about cruises. So, below are eight common reasons why travelers won’t consider ocean cruises that I have heard when talking to prospective clients and my responses to them. 8 Reasons Why Travelers Won’t Consider Ocean Cruises: Cruises are
On our recent Western Caribbean Cruise we stopped in Belize City, Belize. The shore excursion my family chose was to go cave tubing. Hidden among the tropical rainforest in western Belize is the Jaguar Paw Adventure Outdoor Post. The facility is outfitted with bathrooms, changing rooms, locker rentals, bar, cafe, and gift shop. We took about an hour and fifteen-minute bus ride from the port to the outpost. Our onboard guides were very informative as they discussed what it was
I love taking cruises. It is perhaps one of my favorite types of travel. Over the Thanksgiving holiday, my family and I were aboard the Carnival Dream for an 8-day Western Caribbean cruise that departed from the historical New Orleans, Louisiana. We had a blast and made lots of great memories. While I’ll discuss the trip in more detail in another post, there were a few things that stood out to me that I felt were worth sharing. None of these items are meant to knock Carn
Gumbalimba Park is located in West Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. Spanning over 20 acres, this beachfront park offers the following attractions: Animal preserve with Capuchin monkeys that’s will climb on you, Free-flying McCaw birds that you can hold, Other native animals including iguanas, Botanical gardens, Gift shop, cafe, and more. This video includes snippets of our recent shore excursion while on a Carnival Western Caribbean cruise. For a full summary of our recen