Archives for December 2011

Rascal Flatts To Perform On Norwegian Spirit

ntimate, exclusive concert with the hottest band in country music during February 26, 2012 sailing
Miami   –    Dec 16, 2011   —   
Norwegian Cruise Line and Rascal Flatts, one of the hottest groups in country music, announced today that the band will perform an exclusive, first ever concert at… [Continue Reading]

“Strictly Come Dancing”, the original British Version of USA’s “Dancing with the Stars”, Comes to P&O

As the famous Strictly glitter ball turned for the last time this series on Saturday, fans can join the stars of the show next summer on two P&O Cruises holidays.
P&O Cruises will have top names from the highly-rated BBC programme on two Oriana cruises – a 12 night Canary Islands cruise on May 28 and… [Continue Reading]

My Most Unusual Purchase: an Authentic Flamenco Dress

When traveling, I like to try to find unusual or unique souvenirs.   One of my most memorable is the Flamenco Dress, (technically a Sevillianas Dress) that I purchased in Cartagena, Spain.
I had been taking a Flamenco dance class for about 5 years back home in AZ.  We were always ordering, making, or buying costumes… [Continue Reading]

Norovirus Vaccine Promising

My Mother-In-Law boarded the Ryndam Sunday in Tampa after it has suffered two previous cruises with a Norovirus outbreak.   The ship is following anti epidemic procedures  including a complete cleaning before new passengers can board, no salt and pepper shakers, and no self serve in the buffet area. I gave her the standard advice about… [Continue Reading]

Survey Results on Calculating Cruise Costs, New Survey on Paid Behind the Scenes Tours

We have our results in from our survey about calculating the cost of the cruise.   I say that you can subtract out any normal expenses like food and gas that you would spend at home that because you are away you would not incur.    However, any fixed expenses like rent or car payments could not… [Continue Reading]