Port Buzz: Maritime Museum of San Diego

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Explore: San Diego’s waterfront museum. Since 1948, San Diego’s Maritime Museum has welcomed visitors to their expansive collection of well-preserved historic sea vessels. The museum’s artifacts are housed on the historic ships.  Cruise visitors calling on the Port of San Diego will have an easy walk from the dock to the museum. Just look for the mast of the tall ships […]

Carnival Cruise Line celebrates Dr. Seuss

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss from Carnival   Today’s inspiration from Carnival Cruise Line who posted a whimsical tribute to Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seuss. The American writer and cartoonist has certainly left his mark…. Carnival Cruise Line joins many others today who give the author and illustrator props on his birthday.   Wait a minute… there is a video […]

Spring Break Caribbean Cruise MSC Divina

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Live iVoyage: Caribbean via MSC Cruises Set sail with Cruise Buzz. Spring Break Caribbean Cruise MSC Divina. Follow along for a fun-filled look at family cruising on MSC Cruises. Live iVoyage Dispatches MSC Divina – New and Improved MSC Divina Great Stirrup Cay MSC Divina Caribbean Cruise Review MSC Divina San Juan Puerto Rico Cruise Review MSC Divina – Charlotte […]

Top Three Spring Break Cruise Tips

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Top three tips for boarding your Spring Break cruise Before you set out on your much anticipated family cruise, here are three survival tips for families to ensure smooth sailing on embarkation day (day 1 of the cruise): Resist the urge to be the first person on the ship. This might be counter-intuitive given the amount of money that you […]

Cruise excursion on Nautilus Eco Tour Adventure On Catalina Island

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Underwater tour of Catalina Island’s marine habitat eco adventure One of the best ways for cruise visitors to experience the complex marine ecosystem found in the waters near Catalina Island is to take a 45 minute Semi-Submersible “yellow submarine” tour offered by Catalina Adventure Tours. The “Nautilus” allows for 360-degree viewing. Passengers board the vessel on Catalina’s Green Pier. The […]

Catalina Island Family Activities For Cruise Visitors

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Port of Call: Avalon located on Catalina Island Catalina Island is about  22 miles from Long Beach, a popular embarkation port for Carnival Cruise Lines. When passengers arrive to Avalon there are plenty of family-friendly activities to keep them busy. Top Family-Friendly Activities Catalina is a seasonal resort island that sees the most visitors during the Summer months. Cruise visitors will […]