Ep. 81 A Day in Athens: Cruise Port Itinerary

Continuing with our popular Mediterranean Cruise Port series, this week we tackle Athens, fully highlighting an itinerary which includes detailed information on how to take public transportation into the city, see the sites we think are the best, and travel back to the cruise port. We include attraction and restaurant information with a little history thrown in for good measure. 

Cruise news features stories from Windstar and Carnival. We also discuss a listener question about the summer placement of cruise ships in the United States.

Direct download: athens.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:43pm CDT

Ep. 80 Carnival Triumph, Disney Cruise Value & Tipping Changes

This week we interview a passenger from the Carnival Triumph and get the true scoop about exactly what happened on that ill-fated cruise.  We discuss the penetration of the news story in popular consciousness and the possible future impact. A letter from a listener provokes a conversation about the value of Disney Cruise Line, and we delve into the recent changes in tipping policies, inspired by news from Royal Caribbean.

Direct download: carnivaltriumph.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:31pm CDT

Ep. 79 Cruise Onboard Activities

We discuss all the different optons normally offered by cruise lines throughout the day and highlight some of our favorites.  Our cruise news includes the recent news from the Carnival Triumph, the naming of Project Sunshine and the best large cruise ship as named by Conde Nast. 

Direct download: OnBoard_Activites.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:23pm CDT

Ep. 78 Azamara Quest Cruise Preview

Jason tells us all about his upcoming South America cruise on the Azamara Quest including itinerary, a ship preview and the cruise line. Cruise news features an in-depth discussion of the new drink packages and the controversy surrounding them, the Zumba fitness program on Celebrity and Norwegian and the new video of the Carnival Sunshine.

Direct download: AzamaraQuestPreview.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 10:47pm CDT





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