CRUISE RECIPE: Disney Cruises’ Best Cocktails!
I’m Hungry THIRSTY for a Cruise! At first, I was baffled. How on earth could Disney Cruise Line have some of the coolest cocktails at sea? And then I realized that if you’re dealing with as many exuberant kids as Disney does, it’s not surprising that you’d want a stiff drink now and ag
San Juan’s Best Shore Excursion: Casa BACARDÍ
Great views of Old San Juan and the fort, refreshing cocktails, great music, friendly people and the largest premium rum distillery in the world. The gorgeous island of Puerto Rico is a cruiser’s paradise and Casa BACARDÍ is the perfect place for cruise visitors! Puerto Rico is known as the
The Best Hangover Cure? A Cruise Ship!
Hello and welcome to 2019! That pounding headache and queasy feeling you’re experiencing, that’s called a New Year’s Day hangover and it’s no fun at all! Like many ringing in the New Year, your evening was probably filled with merriment, revelry and of course, a glass or two (or 10) of champ
The Best Part of an All-Inclusive Cruise? Free Drinks
The modern cruiser expects a lot from their cruise line. The accommodations have to be superb, the food excellent and the entertainment…well, entertaining. Another thing cruisers expect from their ships is a great value. The rise in “all-inclusive” cruises means passengers aren’t reachin
Grape Destinations: What Does a Wine Decanter Do?
It’s probably hidden in a box somewhere in the attic or basement collecting dust with all your other wedding gifts, but a wine decanter is one of the best ways to get the most out of any bottle of vino. A decanter may seem unnecessary, but if you truly want to appreciate the subtleties of [&hellip
Grape Destinations: Wine and Your Health
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but so too can a glass of Argentinian Pinot Noir, bold and fruity to the nose and complex on the tongue. Wine and your health may not seem like two things which go together, but there are plenty of benefits to enjoying a glass of the right […]
A Food Lover’s Guide to Seattle’s Pike Place Market
A visit to Seattle, aka The Emerald City, isn’t complete without wandering through the foodie friendly Pike Place Market. You’ll find some excellent eateries here and highly entertaining vendors. In fact, the market’s prime attraction is the wader-clad fisherman in front of a mountain of fish
P&O Britannia Premieres Newest Show: Astonishing
I was kindly invited to the Celebrity Premiere of Stephen Mulhern and Jonathan Wilkes’ Astonishing by the gracious and thoughtful PR team at P&O Cruises. Staring down at the invitation that lay before me, I could hardly believe my eyes, after all I had only recently started up my new ven
A New Menu Headlines Costa’s 70th Anniversary Celebration
Eat well. That’s the goal for future passengers aboard Costa Cruises. In honor of their 70th year cruising the world, Costa Cruises announced a new, fleetwide menu crafted by 7-time Michelin-starred chef Bruno Barbieri. The menu celebrates his more than 40 years as a culinary master from his child
In the Drink – What does it really take to wind up overboard?
Monday Mantra Don’t Fall for It … Don’t Fall for It … Don’t Fall for It … In the Drink What does it really take to wind up overboard? Let me make this abundantly clear: You don’t just fall off a cruise ship. Some of the stories you read in the newspaper make it sound […]
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 18, 2015
Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 18, 2015 Pandaw River Expeditions is expanding their reach from the rivers of Southeast Asia to the ocean with the acquisition of a new motor yacht, MY Andaman Explorer. The rugged ship, originally built as an ice-class Norwegian coast guard ship, is now outfitte