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May 21, 2012

How Do the Carnival Cruise Ships Rate? CruiseCompete Has a New Category for Kids Sail Free, and The Ambassadors of the Environment Youth Program and NPR’s Cultural Cruise
Planning a family cruise?  CruiseCompete has added a Kids Sail Free category to our specials. Take a look to see what is being offered by the lines.   More…

How many “Fun Ships” are there? Quite a few………  the Carnival Breeze, Carnival Conquest, Carnival Destiny, Carnival Dream, Carnival Ecstasy, Carnival Elation, Carnival Fantasy, Carnival Fascination, Carnival Freedom, Carnival Glory, Carnival Imagination, Carnival Inspiration. Carnival Legend, Carnival Liberty, Carnival Magic,, Carnival Miracle, Carnival Paradise, Carnival Pride, Carnival Sensation, Carnival Spirit, Carnival Splendor, Carnival Sunshine, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Valor and the  Carnival Victory

And how do the family ships rate? Carnival has 22 ships rated on AllThingsCruise. Real people rating the ships and their experiences. We would love to have your reviews too!

Click here to see how they rank?
A report on the San Francisco cruise port area… Does it make for a good pre- or post-cruise excursion for families?  More…

If you’re a fan of NPR, politics, culture, personal finance, health and wellness… I’ve got the cruise for you. Here’s your opportunity to meet and interact with top NPR personalities and their featured guests at panel discussions and presentations… and at private dinners and cocktail receptions, which allow for one-to-one conversations with today’s brightest minds.   More…

Video: How to Save Money Onboard Your Cruise Summary: Getting a great deal when you book your cruise is just the start. Learn how to save money onboard and in port with these tips for saving money during your cruise. Video Run Time: 3:43
Paul Gauguin Cruises operator of the m/s Paul Gauguin, offers oceanographer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Youth Program on several voyages this summer. More…

Barbara Ramsay Orr is traveling to the Netherlands for a romantic barge cruise through the tulip fields. More…

Marcia Levin sailed on the inaugural of Costa’s new Fascinosa from Venice. More…

I talked with Traveler Writes about finding the best cruise pricing, and she wrote a very interesting article … thought you might want to take a look. More…

Eileen Ogintz writes about a visit to the Arctic Circle aboard Lindblad Expedition’s National Geographic Explorer. More…

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Looking for actual ship-to-shore telephone numbers? How do you let friends and family know all the details of your next cruise? It’s simple; just use this beautiful, easy e-card! More…..

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