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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise – 4 Day Western Caribbean – My cousins’ and uncle’s experience

Carnival Ecstasy is a small cruise ship with a capacity for 2,052 passengers. This ship was built in 1991 and is the second-oldest ship in Carnival Cruise Lines’ fleet.

This cruise ship usually departs from Miami and it has short, fun itineraries to Bahamas and the Western Caribbean – ideally for a family who wants to have a blast.

My cousins and uncle definitely had a wonderful experience going on this 4-Day Western Caribbean Cruise. They departed from Miami and visited Key West and . . .  READ MORE

Top Ten Reasons for Taking a Cruise

Taking a cruise is one of the best and most exciting ways to have the vacation you deserve. Cruise vacations have the highest percentage of satisfied customers compared to any other vacation experience. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should choose to cruise:

  1. Value
    Cruises are more affordable than many land-based vacations; they offer you a great value for your money. You will have cabin accommodations, dinning, endless activities and entertainment. You can visit many places for just one price, in a safe environment, and with great quality service.
  2. Variety
    Cruises offer you great variety – with more than 150 distinctive ships, and thousands of destinations. You can visit so many different places in such a short period of time, it is like being in a floating city. One day you wake up in a new place, and the next day you wake up in some other part of the world.
  3. Fun and romantic
    Cruising is a fun way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, honeymoons, or any other special or romantic occasion. Couples can enjoy going to secluded islands, having a romantic dinner on their own balcony looking over the ocean, spa services, and much more.
  4. Family friendly and fun for all ages
    Cruises are suitable for anyone and everyone. For families, this is one of the most convenient and enjoyable ways to go on a vacation. Many ships offer babysitting service and excellent child care programs to keep children entertained and happy. There are so many activities and cultural experiences for you and your children – all in a safe and secure environment. Children of all ages, parents and grandparents alike, will love it!
  5. Great way to socialize
    Cruising offers unique opportunities to meet a lot of people all over the world. You’ll share new experiences and make friendships that last a lifetime.
  6. Group experience is fun and easy to plan
    Going on a cruise in a group is easy and convenient, and it’s often less costly than the traditional cruise booking route. You can pick your staterooms all on the same deck, dine at the same restaurants onboard, enjoy a Broadway-style show together, and so much more. With plenty of fun group activities, get ready to create unforgettable memories.
  7. Exquisite unlimited food
    The cruise experience has a variety of unlimited dining options. You will find elegant dining restaurants, specialty restaurants, casual poolside grills, buffets, and snack bars. There are many choices to please every taste.
  8. Activity and adventure
    Cruising can offer you so many activities and give you memorable and adventurous experiences. Many ships now contain rock-climbing walls, wave machines, putting greens, basketball courts, dance classes, casinos, fitness classes, ice-skating rinks, water slides, surfing activities on the ship, and much more. Once you arrive at your destination, you can go to an exciting shore excursion and go zip-lining through a rain forest, hiking through ruins, take jungle safaris, historic city tours, go dog sledding in Alaska, surfing in Hawaii, explore unique wildlife in the Galapagos, and swim at the very best Caribbean beaches. Cruising is a great way to fill your life with adventure!
  9. You will feel pampered
    You will receive attentive and personalized service, and you are always going to feel like a welcome first class guest. In a cruise you will find ocean views and balcony staterooms, luxurious bedding, beautiful spas, a large assortment of dining options, and different sporting facilities. You will not receive this type of pampering at any hotel.
  10. Cruise vacations are easy and simple to plan
    Planning a cruise is simple; we can handle all of the details or you can book your cruise online at www.TopCruiseFinder.com.

What are you waiting for? Whether you choose to go by yourself, with your partner, or in a group, you will have the vacation of your dreams. Cruising allows you to explore the world, relax, have fun, dance the night away, feast on fabulous . . .  READ MORE

Costa Cruises: Amazing Experience

Travel with pleasure, elegance, and Italian style in any of the many ships that Costa Cruises has to offer. This cruise line offers you a wide variety of itineraries.

My human Patricia and her cousin Maylen where able to embark into a 3-night adventure cruise in Costa Mediterranea.

Let me tell you a little about this specific ship. Costa Mediterranea was built in 2003 and was inspired by Italian buildings of the 17th and 18th centuries.  This is a very elegant and beautiful ship.  This ship has . . .  READ MORE

3 Day Bahamas Cruise on Norwegian Sky, Departing from Miami

This 3 day Nassau Bahamas cruise is recommended for first time cruisers who will like to have a blast. You will love this freestyle cruise. In Nassau, you can do shopping and water-based activities like swimming with dolphins and snorkeling with exotic fish.

Don’t forget to make your experience even more amazing by booking your shore excursions, such as: Atlantis Aqua venture, Seahorse Sail & Snorkel, and many more other adventures.

Check out our Bahamas cruise experience photos – a . . .  READ MORE