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Get around a cruise ship like a ninja - Quick tips to not get lost on these huge cruise ships. #cruisetips #cruisers #cruisingtips #cruiseships #tipsforcruising #travelhacks

How to get around a cruise ship like a NINJA

Cruise ships are HUGE – ever get lost on one? Not me.  I’ve learned a few tricks about how to get around a cruise ship like a NINJA and I’m going to share them with you. One thing I’ve never struggled with is finding my way around a new ship.  I happen to be blessed […] Read more…

5 Tips for Cruising for Chubby People

This post came to me like a flash last night.  Cruising for chubby people – what a great idea for a post!  My husband and I were picking our excursions for our upcoming cruise to Aruba.  I think it’s definitely fair to say that we are chubby people ourselves.  It was a little intimidating looking […] Read more…

Tips for Cruising with a CPAP Machine

Traveling is always an exciting and chaotic time, especially on a cruise. However, regardless of your destination or manner of travel, getting quality sleep is a must. If you’re like me and depend on a CPAP machine to sleep, you may have some concerns about bringing it aboard a ship.  There are many travelers successfully […] Read more…

15 hacks to get the best cruise deals for your next cruise. Everything is negotiable and with a little work, you can save a LOT. #cruises #travel #cruisedeals #frugaltravel #guestposter

15 Hacks to get the BEST Cruise Deals

Today, we have a special treat.  I’ve invited Divya from The Travel Savings Addict to guest post to share her best tips on how to get the best cruise deals for your next cruise vacation.   Follow these simple tricks to save money on your next cruise holiday!! While cruises are super fun, they can be costly. […] Read more…

7 Tips for Sharing a Cruise Ship Cabin Cruises Cruising Featured Image

7 Tips for Sharing a Cruise Ship Cabin

Recently, a friend of ours went on a cruise with her lifelong friend.  However, after that cruise, they are no longer friends. Yikes!   Sharing a cruise ship cabin, even with a close friend, can be a tricky situation. Regardless if you are going on a cruise with a group, another couple, or just a good […] Read more…

Do you need travel insurance for your very expensive cruise vacation? Hmmm, yes, I think so.

Do You NEED Cruise Insurance? Yes, you do!

The question is, do you need cruise insurance when you go on a cruise?  The answer is YES, you definitely do!  At least that’s my two cents worth.  Especially considering that many cruise insurance policies are less than $100/person, it definitely seems like a smart move.   I LOVE cruises and fortunately, we’ve never been injured […] Read more…

I have 7 items you may not have thought of to bring on your next cruise.

7 Must-Have Items for a Great Cruise Experience

Cruises are such wonderful experiences, but especially if you are new to cruising, it’s often difficult to figure out what you do or don’t need.  It’s interesting to figure out the right balance between comfort, style and luggage space!  Thankfully, I’ve done the homework for you to determine what the BEST items are to ensure […] Read more…

If you are going on a cruise soon, you'll want to watch for these rookie mistakes.

Rookie Mistakes People Make on a Cruise

It’s prime cruise season and my friend at work just got back from a Jamaica cruise.  Apart from being horribly jealous, it reminded me that I’ve been meaning to write this post about all the rookie mistakes I see people making on cruises.  Maybe it will help you as you are planning your own cruise. […] Read more…

6 things you don't want to do on a Cruise, unless you want to be the MOST disliked passenger on the ship!

6 Things NOT to Do on a Cruise

  We’ve been on several cruises now and usually we meet terrific people onboard the ships.  However, there are a few people who are memorable for all the wrong reasons.  So, just for giggles, I came up with a few ideas for rules I’d love to post on a ship for things NOT to do […] Read more…

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Enjoy a Cruise Without Going Broke or Getting FAT

    I just finished yet another cruise last week, so while I was on board, I was thinking of you guys and picking up little tips I’d like to share with you.  A cruise can be SO much fun, but they can be a LOT less expensive if you follow these few simple tips. CUT CRUISE […] Read more…

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My Blogger’s Cruise with the Six Sisters

I went on a great trip last week.  I was delighted to have a cruise to Mexico.  It was a special blogger’s cruise to sunny Cozumel.  I’ve always wanted to go on one.  Cruising in my favorite type of travel, but I’ve always wanted to go with a big group of girlfriends, so I decided […] Read more…

25 Fabulous Tips on Packing for a CRUISE

I’m packing for a Western Caribbean cruise with some of my blogger buddies including the divine Six Sisters from the recipe site Six Sisters Stuff.  I’ve been on several cruises over the years, so I’ve learned what does and doesn’t work and I wanted to share some of my BEST tips with my wonderful readers. […] Read more…

The POWER of SMALL Rewards

The POWER of small REWARDS

I wanted to post this post in honor of my upcoming Power of You cruise with the Six Sisters and Alicia Richmond from Chic on a Shoestring.  This is a post from my Facebook friend and favorite financial advisor Chellie Campbell. I am fascinated with her concept of the power of small rewards. By the […] Read more…

Wonderful Caribbean Cruise with Carnival Cruises

Just got home from our cruise with Carnival a couple of days ago.  Oh man, what a blast!  I think that is the most fun week we’ve ever had! Formal night in the ship’s Ivanhoe theater My husband doing Karaoke with a friend we met on the ship.  Pretty awesome! Ironically, I’m the more musical […] Read more…