Carnival Corporation announced this morning that it has ordered two new vessels from Fincantieri S.p.A. One ship is headed to Carnival, and will be the line’s 26th ship. The other is for Carnival’s Holland America subsidiary. Carnival’s as-yet-unnamed 3,954-passenger vessel will offer many of the newest and most popular features from Carnival’s current ships, along with several… Read full article

I’m preparing a full review of my recent Quantum of the Seas cruise. As I was working through some of my notes, the idea of a “one thing I liked and one thing I didn’t like” post popped into my mind. The idea was made all the more interesting to me after some thought because… Read full article

I’ve gotten lots of questions about Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas. One question I’ve received more than once is whether or not you have to tip the robot bartenders in the Bionic Bar? Quantum’s bionic bartenders, BIO and NIC work very hard to mix the perfect drink with precision. For me, the perfect drink… Read full article

I’m aboard my flight home now (12/12) reflecting on a truly amazing cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas. As I’ve noted before, I will prepare a complete review with pictures and commentary. I’m most excited to share the details of my interview with Quantum’s Executive Chef, Henrique, with you. I have lots of… Read full article

          Coming soon besides more pictures – An interview with Quantum of the Seas’ Executive Chef about Dynamic Dining and more Some constructive criticism A full review of the Quantum of the Seas’ experience (Hint: this is my new favorite ship) -MJ, December 9, 2014

It’s day 7 of my cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas. Each day I discover something new to like about this ship. It’s taken me a few days, but I finally made it to the Bionic Bar after an incredible meal at Wonderland (more on that later). As you might imagine, the Bionic… Read full article

They say first impressions are lasting impressions. If that’s the case, my first impression of this ship is that she is beautiful and elegantly done. A true step up for Royal Caribbean. On the other hand, I hear from other guests on board that were here last week that things haven’t been smooth. There have… Read full article

Hello from onboard the beautiful Quantum of the Seas! There have been a few little new ship hiccups like waiting half an hour for our table at Chops Grille last night, but overall this ship is just so nicely done. Inviting, elegant, beautiful – and as a blog reader who just left the ship yesterday… Read full article

A holiday week at home, and tomorrow, vacation. Not much left to say. Will post tomorrow on operating hours and plans while I’m away. In the meantime, let’s look at the last week here at MJ on Travel. An Update on My US Airways Experiment The Trouble with I’ll Never Fly Airline X Again Delta… Read full article

Holiday sailings tend to be a little pricier than some. However, if you are able to get away during the short window between Thanksgiving and Christmas, there are some amazing deals to be had. Here’s just one. Liberty of the Seas is one of my favorite ships. There are other deals around too. I’ve seen… Read full article

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