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Passenger Jumps From Carnival Conquest, Records Fall

Approximately two weeks ago, a video surfaced on YouTube showing a man jumping from the promenade deck of Carnival’s Carnival Conquest as the ship slowly sailed alongside Grand Turk. The video, which can be...

Holland America Security Officer Saves Man Who Fell From Pier

Earlier last week, a security officer from Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam saved a passenger who had fallen off of the pier in Grand Turk. A 70 year old guest returning to the Nieuw...

Carnival Breeze To The Caribbean – Day 3 – Grand Turk

Finally. I made it to Grand Turk. If you’ve been following me for awhile now, you probably followed me along on my cruise to the eastern Caribbean aboard the Eurodam earlier this year. One...

Carnival Breeze To The Caribbean – Day 2 – At Sea

My second day aboard the Carnival Breeze began with the gentle rocking back and forth of the ship – today we were at sea. After getting ready for the day, I made my way...

Carnival Breeze To The Caribbean – Day 1 – Embarkation

I arrived at PortMiami around noon and was quickly embarked thanks to a quick and efficient boarding process. The line for security was unusually  small (or just well managed) and the check in was...

Grand Turk Will Reopen To Cruise Ships Next Week

Carnival Corporation has announced that Grand Turk will reopen for cruise ships starting next week. The first ship to call at Grand Turk for the reopening will be the Carnival Freedom on April 8th....

Grand Turk Remains Closed Due To Norovirus

Almost three weeks have passed since Grand Turk has had a cruise ship visit, and it’s all thanks to a nasty outbreak of norovirus in the cruise center. As stated in an earlier article...

Port of Grand Turk Temporarily Closed Due To Norovirus Outbreak

A recent surge in norovirus-like illnesses have been reported on cruise ships that have recently called in the island nation of Grand Turk. Guests on the recent cruises have reported symptoms only after calling in Grand...

Carnival Dream Will Offer New 5, 7, and 8 Night Itineraries From Port Canaveral

Carnival Cruise Lines has expanded Carnival Dream’s year-round schedule from Port Canaveral, Fla., to include never-before-offered eight-day Caribbean departures along with two new five-day options, and a one-of-a-kind four-port, seven-day eastern Caribbean itinerary. With...

Cruising the Eurodam – Day 3 – At Sea

Well today’s port of call was supposed to be Grand Turk, but due to high waves and dangerous winds, we were forced to abandon the port and continue on to San Juan. We actually...

Cruising the Eurodam – Day 2 – At Sea

Today was day at sea for us here on the Eurodam. I pretty much took it easy today as we sailed through the warm, turquoise waters of the Bahamas en-route to Grand Turk. The...

Guest Blog: Carnival Glory Over Thanksgiving

Today’s blog comes from Kenya Franklin who recently sailed on the Carnival Glory. You can follow her on Twitter here. This is her cruise story… My fiance and I cruised on Carnival Glory from...