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Archive for June, 2012

This Blog Is A Breeze

When this Blog is posted on Wednesday morning I’ll hopefully be on board the Carnival Breeze in Barcelona, Spain, about to begin a 12 day cruise through the western Mediterranean. I’ll have endured a 14 hour travel day, ensconced in a metal cigar tube (they call an airplane). I probably would been stuck in a slow moving [...]

John Kerry’s Office Refutes ICV Allegations

The “International Cruise Victims” are up in arms again because of the final state of the new “Cruise Safety Act of 2012.” Before the bill was passed in its final form the FBI and the Coast Guard requested specific changes having to do with reporting crimes on ships. The bill was originally written to mandate [...]

Cruising’s Gonna Be A Breeze

Carnival Breeze. As far as I’m concerned that is one of the best names ever for a ship in today’s cruise industry. I hear the name Carnival Breeze and there is immediately a positive image in my mind’s eye of a relaxing, yet exhilarating, time at sea, leading one to anticipate a languid day on deck - with a gentle [...]

What You Need To Know About Cruising In Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is upon us. Hurricane season “officially” began June 1, and runs through November. This year’s hurricane season activity is predicted to be below ”normal” or “average”, but of course there are no predictors to determine what the veracity will be of hurricanes that do appear. From a cruise passenger’s perspective the most important thing to know when considering a [...]