Children’s Character Survey Results

The results from our Children’s Characters survey are in. It looks like our readers have a wide range of opinions, with the majority either loving or hating the characters. 26% of readers find such characters, like Carnival’s giant Towel Elephant, (Pictured) to be fun for all. However, it seems the majority… [Continue Reading]

Would You Rather Be Cruising?

This summer I’ll be loading up the car, much like Clark Griswald and his family in the original Vacation movie, and headed off to Texas to visit family, friends. During the trip I’ll be equal parts tourist, family visitor, and even an amusement park enthusiast. Lets hope I don’t turn… [Continue Reading]

Sharing the World with Your Child Through Cruising

I have written several times in support of parents taking their children out of school for family vacations, especially cruises. Critics have argued that it is irresponsible for children to ever miss even a day of school for any reason other than illness. I have always felt that it is the… [Continue Reading]

Pros and Cons of a Christmas/Hanukkah/Holiday Cruise

For many working adults and families, the Christmas Holidays present the only opportunity for them to get away on an extended vacation. These prime holiday weeks vary from year to but generally run from the weekend before Dec 24th to the weekend after Jan 1st. In some years this Christmas Holiday season also… [Continue Reading]