Shore Excursion: Walla Walla onion mustard a tasty souvenir... November 23, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
B. King Blues Clubs will honor ultimate bluesman on Holland America Line... November 16, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Travel Trivia: Where did the word ‘geyser” come from?... November 9, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Shore Excursion: Enjoying a Heidelberg Kiss... November 2, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Shore Excursion: Visiting the home of Eau de Cologne in Germany... October 26, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Shore Excursion: Icelandic horses purebred back to days of Viking ancestors... October 19, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Diamond Princess to spotlight Japanese culture on 2016 cruises... October 12, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Princess Cruises debuts The Voice of the Ocean singing competition... October 5, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Shore Excursion: Catacombs, Venus de Milo & much more on Milos, Greece... September 29, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch
Tightly clutching her Bible, Narcissa Whitman tries to explain why she chose to embark on a path that eventually took her life in a horrible massacre. The slaughter also destroyed the very people she sought to help.
Of course, this isn’t the real Narcissa Whitman. She died Nov. 29, 1847.
If you’ve ever watched the television series Love Boat, you probably remember bartender extraordinaire Isaac. Now passengers on Princess Cruises can enjoy a special cocktail created by Isaac himself.
Fittingly, the sweet concoction is named “The Isaac.”
The movie musical The Sound of Music and Princess Cruises both commemorate their 50th birthday this year. As part of the celebration, Princess Cruises is making the seas come alive with the sound of music.
The cruise line is screening the movie on all 18 of its cruise ships, as well as featuring sing-alongs, trivia games and other movie-themed experiences throughout the year.
Remember bell-bottom pants, flower power and smiley faces popping up everywhere? John Wayne and Doris Day ruled the silver screen. And shows like Gilligan’s Island, Get Smart, Lassie and Gunsmoke were beamed into homes on small TV sets.
It was the ‘60s, of course. For everyone who was a part of the love generation – or for those who always wished they were – the 2016 Flower Power Cruise aboard the Celebrity Constellation will be revisiting those memorable years.
The wind is howling. Leaves are skittering to the ground. It’s that bewitching time of year and Disney Cruise Line will be treating guests to a wickedly good time. Disney ships will be transformed into a ghoulish wonderland filled with frightfully fun events and activities, special decorations, unique menu items in the restaurants and themed parties on deck.
Bring along your dancing shoes for a special chance to dance at sea with “Dancing with the Stars” Mirrorball Trophy winners and America’s favorite TV mom Florence Henderson on Holland America Line.
The voyages mark the final chance to experience “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” before the partnership concludes. Tony Dovolani and Kym Johnson, along with celebrity personality Carson Kressley and Florence Henderson will be on the cruise departing Ft. Lauderdale on Jan. 3 and the Champions Cruise on Jan. 10, 2016.
To celebrate the new Dr. Seuss book What Pet Should I Get? Tampa Bay Rays all-star Evan Longoria and Carnival Cruise Line have teamed up to help animal shelters. Longoria will be donating $100 to Pet Pal Animal Shelter for every home run he hits during the 2015 season. Carnival will be matching that donation.
Relax aboard a Carnival cruise ship and sip GIFFT Pinot Noir Rosé wine as you watch the ocean roll. The new wine was officially launched this week by “Today” show host Kathie Lee Gifford as part of her GIFFT wine collection.
“I love that I’m launching our Pinot Noir Rosé aboard Carnival with whom I’ve had such a fantastic partnership for so many years now,” Gifford said in a news release. “The fact that we can expand on that relationship through a love of wine is just all the better. I can’t imagine a better spot for folks to enjoy a glass of GIFFT wine than while relaxing out on the ocean aboard a Carnival ship.”