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American Sign Museum: Home of signs from bygone times

March 24, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

As a child growing up, when my family was coming home after dark, I would always look for the Starlite Drive-In sign. That let me know that I would soon be home in my own bed.

Mom also taught us to play a game on road trips where we would look for different words on signs. Whoever saw the word first was the winner. I forgot what we won but I am sure the game was to keep us entertained and quiet on long drives. Read more...

All-Inclusive Bahamas Cruises On Sale Now!

March 18, 2021 | crownblog

Crystal Cruises is thrilled to return to the sea this July 2021 with a series of more than 30 new 7-night Luxury Bahamas Escapes aboard Crystal Serenity.

Pricing starts at $1999 for these All-Inclusive Cruises with $250 Shipboard Credit, Complimentary Travel Insurance at final payment, and Extra Savings of up to 5% when you book with Crown Cruise Vacations. Read more...

Nashville earns global designation as ‘Safe Travels’ Destination

March 14, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

When riverboats dock in Nashville, they will be visiting one of only two destinations in the United States to be designated as a “Safe Travels” destination.

“From the beginning of the pandemic, Nashville has worked to be a safe city for residents and visitors alike,” Mayor John Cooper said in a news release. Read more...

Free early morning visits to Elvis’ grave now open again

March 9, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

After being closed for almost a year, the free-admission walk-up visits to the grave of Elvis Presley are now open again. Visitor walk-up times are daily from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Although many people may not know it, fans can visit Meditation Garden at Graceland in Memphis without charge before the mansion opens for the day. The Garden was closed to walk-up times in March 2020 because of COVID-19. Read more...

American Queen & Victory Cruise Lines announce July 1 vaccination requirement

March 5, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Passengers who plan to cruise with the American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) and Victory Cruise Lines (VCL) will need to have proof of a COVID-19 vaccination for all sailings beginning July 1, 2021.

In addition, the vaccination requirement will apply to shipboard crew members and non-shipboard employees across all seven vessels in both fleets. Read more...

St. James cake recipe for special Holy Year

February 28, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

With great ceremony and celebration, the Holy Door of the Cathedral of Santiago is now open. And because of the global pandemic, the Vatican has announced a major exemption to allow the Holy Door in Spain to remain open for two years instead of the traditional one. Read more...

Ask Us About Royal Caribbean Deals & Extra Savings For Seniors!

February 26, 2021 | Ross

Perfect Days at CocoCay and the Caribbean calls you for that vacation in 2021 that you’ve been waiting for. And this is a great time to take advantage with Royal Caribbean offering 60% off the Second Guest with $150 in additional Instant Savings. PLUS – book your cruise with Crown Cruise Vacations and enjoy up to $500 Shipboard Credit on your next Cruise Vacation. Read more...

Travel Tips for First-Time Cruisers

February 19, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Some first-time cruisers asked if I could give them tips to help prepare them for their cruise and to help them know what to expect. Glad to do it.

Cruise ships do vary but these tips apply to most vessels and are not pandemic specific. Ships, of course, are now having to arrange important COVID-19 precautions and experiencing major delays in cruising. But, when you are heading to the high seas, these tips might be useful to peruse before walking up the gangway for that great adventure. Read more...

Carnival shares recipe for Fruit Loops French Toast

February 12, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Do you like green eggs and ham? How about moose juice or goose juice? Maybe Fruit Loops French Toast?

Chances are your children like them. And now Carnival Cruise Lines is sharing one of those popular recipes so youngsters can enjoy the treat at home.

It’s not nearly as cool as sailing aboard a Carnival “Fun Ship” or enjoying the ship’s whimsical “Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast,” starring The Cat in the Hat and his friends. Read more...

New Carnival Celebration to be part of 50th birthday festivities

February 5, 2021 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Happy birthday to Carnival Cruise Line. Well, really, that is an early birthday greeting. Carnival will turn 50 years old in March 2022 and the cruise line is planning a big celebration.

In fact, Carnival Cruise Line’s new Excel-Class ship set to debut in 2022 is named the Celebration. A sister ship to the Mardi Gras, Carnival Celebration is scheduled to begin sailing from Miami in November 2022. Read more...