I received a nifty little post card in the mail today from American Express. They’re offering a special deal with NCL – a $300 dollar credit to spend on board when you book Haven or Suite accommodations nine months or more in advance with any American Express® Card. Use promo code AMEX to book by… Read full article

The sun is finally shining in Atlanta. Of course, I’ll be leaving for more cold in Washington, DC, but I digress. It’s good to be back on the road again, if only for a short trip to the Nation’s capital. Here’s a look at our posts over the last week at MJ on Travel. New… Read full article

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a deal worthy of a “weekly deal” post, but today is the day. This is even more worthy of a post since I was able to take advantage of this. As you may know, the world’s largest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas, will be spending a summer… Read full article

This week, Carnival released some additional details on their forthcoming newest ship, Carnival Vista. The ship sets sail in spring 2016, and promises to be Carnival’s best ship yet. According to the company, Carnival Vista is designed to connect guests to the ocean with sweeping views and plenty to do inside and out. One of my favorite… Read full article

Yes, size does matter….when it comes to cruise ships. USA Today ran an interesting piece recently on the 50 largest ships in the world. Interestingly, the top 3 ships were Royal Caribbean vessels, including the shockingly awesome Allure of the Seas, which takes the number one spot by a little under two inches. Personally, I… Read full article

Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest ship, Norwegian Escape, is currently under construction. Today, the line announced some of the new features of the ship, including details about spa and new adults-only areas. According to the company, “Norwegian Escape will also feature Spice H2O and Vibe Beach Club, two adult-only outdoor favorites perfect for lounging away the… Read full article

Royal Caribbean announced today that the company will delay expansion of its new Dynamic Dining concept to Oasis and Allure of the Seas until “later this year.” Dynamic Dining is different from traditional cruise ship dining. Instead of one big dining room with fixed seating times and tables, there are four complementary restaurants, each with… Read full article

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

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