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LauraS

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    Ewing, NJ
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    Cruising
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call
    Bermuda, Alaska

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  1. The first of three cruises set sail from Puerto Peñasco, also known Rocky Point, on January 9, marking the first cruise ship sailing from this Mexican town at the northern tip of the Sea of Cortez. "Arizona's beach," a four-hour drive from both Phoenix and Tucson, is popularly known (by gringos, anyway) as Rocky Point. The once-tiny ... View the full article
  2. (5:30 p.m. EST) -- Good news for cruisers who are fans of the Sephora Collection of makeup: For the first time, you can buy the beauty products in duty-free shops on cruise ships. Starboard Cruise Services, which operates duty-free shops on many ships, recently introduced the private label collection of makeup in shops on several vessels, ... View the full article
  3. (11:55 a.m. EST) -- Mardi Gras, Carnival Cruise Line's largest ship, floated out Jan. 24 at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, marking a significant event in the ship's construction. Now in water, the vessel will continue to be outfitted before its debut in the fall. The 5,200-passenger ship is noteworthy for its size and features -- including ... View the full article
  4. (9:50 a.m. EST) -- Seabourn's first purpose-built expedition yacht, Seabourn Venture, will have a viewing lounge designed along the lines of the luxury brand's popular Observation Lounge. Located high up and forward on the new ship, the Constellation Lounge will serve as a gathering spot, providing 270-degree views through floor-to-ceiling ... View the full article
  5. (4:30 p.m. EST) -- Windstar has released the menu for Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso, a new Spanish restaurant debuting on the line's three all-suite motor yachts. Sasso, one of the youngest chefs recognized by the Michelin guide (while at New York's Casa Mono), will take passengers on a culinary tour of Spain, starting with tomato bread (pan con ... View the full article
  6. (4:30 p.m. EST) -- Windstar has released the menu for Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso, a new Spanish restaurant debuting on the line's three all-suite motor yachts. Sasso, one of the youngest chefs recognized by the Michelin guide (while at New York's Casa Mono), will take passengers on a culinary tour of Spain, starting with tomato bread (pan con ... View the full article
  7. I received two emails today about this; here's your new forum: https://boards.cruisecritic.com/forum/2474-transatlantic-transpacific-repositioning-trans-ocean-cruises/
  8. (2:37 p.m. EST) -- Seabourn is out with its lineup of guest speakers for 2020, and included is a return appearance by Emmy/Grammy/Oscar/Tony Award-winning lyricist Sir Tim Rice, renowned for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber ("Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Evita") and Sir Elton John ("The Lion King"). Rice, ... View the full article
  9. You don't have to wait until January 2022 to catch a glimpse of Disney Cruise Line's fifth ship Disney Wish. A new Adventures by Disney river cruise excursion in 2021 will get you to the German shipyard, where the ship is under construction, for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. Passengers on any of the nine Adventures by Disney cruises on the ... View the full article
  10. (6 p.m. EST) -- Cookbook author Diane Kochilas, the creator and co-host of PBS' "My Greek Table," and Celestyal Cruises are partnering to offer "My Greek Table at Sea With Celestyal" sailings inspired by the TV series. During these sailings, Kochilas will lead a series of special events focused on Greek and Blue Zone cuisine, ... View the full article
  11. Aranui Cruises has revealed details of a new 280-passenger cruise ship, its first dedicated leisure cruising vessel, that will join Aranui 5 in the South Pacific from mid-2022. The Tahitian cruise line will name the new vessel AraMana rather than Aranui 6 because it will not be a dual freight and passenger vessel like its predecessors and has been ... View the full article
  12. Hurtigruten will sell more than 40 “Bushfire Appeal” cabins to raise funds for the recovery of Australia's habitat, wildlife and communities affected by the ongoing fires. Ranging from standard to suite, the cabins have a combined value of more than AU$250,000, with 100 per cent of the proceeds to be distributed by the Hurtigruten Foundation. ... View the full article
  13. (2 p.m. EST) -- For many, a trip to Antarctica is a dream -- a chance to place a checkmark next to the seventh continent. And cruising is virtually the only way to get to there. A growing number of cruise lines and tour companies are offering trips to the White Continent, so it's possible to experience it in a range of styles, from hard-hitting ... View the full article
  14. Passenger: Diane Flores Favorite Destination: It's not about the destination. It's about the journey. Preferred Cruise Line(s): Royal Caribbean, but we have recently tried MSC Cruises and liked it. Q: Why do you love to cruise? A: There's something that draws me to the sea. Maybe it's the sound of the water lapping against the ship or the gentle ... View the full article
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