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Enjoying a bird’s-eye view in Costa Maya’s Aviarius

May 20, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The little boy ahead of me at the Aviarius wasn’t too sure about this. Hold out his hand with bird seed and let a bird alight to eat it from his hand?

“What if it bites me?” 5-year-old Aaron of Florida asked his mother. After watching other people do it, Aaron bravely stuck out his hand and was immediately visited by a small bird. Read more...

Cruise Trivia: Where is this bench and why is it here?

May 13, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

This is a double tough trivia question. It’s actually two questions in one and cruisers are most likely the visitors who have seen this popular photo spot.

First question – Where is this bench and why?

Second question – What book/movie does this bench commemorate? As an extra, do you know who wrote the book? Read more...

Explore Dali’s surreal dreams at unusual Florida museum

May 6, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The shifting landscape beneath me seems to be pulling me down into its clutches. Creatures with tall spindly spider legs and long elephant trunks gallop across the horizon.

Alice Cooper appears from nowhere. Wait – was that really the shock rocker? What is Alice Cooper doing in my dream? Read more...

Guy Fieri Shares Burger Recipe Served on Carnival Cruise Ships

April 29, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The tantalizing sizzle of hamburgers frying on a griddle sure caught my attention. I don’t even like hamburgers but I had to try one of these tempting beef sandwiches.

After all, this is the famous Guy’s Burger Joint on the Carnival Breeze. Created in partnership with Food Network’s spiky-haired Guy Fieri, the poolside restaurant is hopping each day. Read more...

Children of the Earth share hopes for world peace

April 22, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Standing like ancient druids, the round stones mark the hopes and dreams of children from different nations. Erected decades ago, the messages are even more important today.

“It was meant to be something positive, something that would stand here to remind the world that we all should be friends and live in peace,” tour guide Brenda said. Read more...

‘Come see what you’ve heard’ at Musicians Hall of Fame

April 16, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

When Joe Chambers discovered that Jimi Hendrix’s apartment from his seminal years in Nashville had been razed, he decided that the Tennessee city should not lose another piece of music history.

“If people will make a trip to his grave in Seattle, why wouldn’t they go to see where he actually lived?” Chambers wondered. “That’s what really triggered me to having some kind of museum here.” Read more...

Discovering Rosslyn Chapel and the Da Vinci Code

April 9, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Back in the Middle Ages, it was believed that a rich man could buy his way into heaven. All he had to do was build a magnificent place of worship and give money to the church.

“That was to make sure he was in God’s good books,” said tour guide Gail. “That way he could escape purgatory or hell and go straight to paradise.” Read more...

Tower of London a forbidding structure

April 2, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Even the sun seemed to hide when we walked into the Tower of London.

A clear blue sky suddenly darkened and a quick wind ate through my summer shirt.

“It must have been miserable here in the winter,” a fellow traveler said, as we tried to walk a little faster. Read more...

Travel Vicariously With Us Through Our Blog

March 28, 2020 | Heidi

From the Crown Cruise Vacations Family:

We’re so happy you’re visiting our blog! We also love to share stories about what makes travel special – and we’ve done that on our blog for eight years. Explore what makes a trip to Alaska special, or someone’s memories of a river cruise, a European adventure or something else. Enjoy these peeks around the world- we love to share with you! Read more...

Travel Vicariously With Us on Facebook

March 27, 2020 | Heidi

Tips, tricks, and travel trivia. We have got it all on our Facebook page. Join the conversation and talk about where you’ve been and where you dream to go on our Facebook page. We’d love to have you join us on Facebook!

However you choose to use this time at home, just know that we are here for you – our friends and clients –  and happy to help you as you need and when the time is right. We wouldn’t be where we are as a company without you, and we thank you for that. So, thank you, stay home and wash your hands! Read more...