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  • More big ships calling Florida home year-round

    More big ships calling Florida home year-round
    The big news about cruise options this spring and summer is that more lines are basing their best ships in Florida ports and keeping them here year-round. Just in the past year, PortMiami has welcomed the 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze, 3,877-passenger...
  • Baltimore-based ships win notice from cruise critics

    Baltimore-based ships win notice from cruise critics
    While Disney Cruise Line sailed to 13 first-place finishes in the 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards, Baltimore-based ships also cruised to Top 10 finishes in a number of categories. Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas ranked No. 8 overall...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin hit Bahamas as split hits the fan

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin hit Bahamas as split hits the fan
    Apparently, the first step in "conscious uncoupling" is to take a family vacation to the Bahamas. That's where Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin and their kids are reportedly camped out in the wake of this week's news that mom and dad are calling it quits....
  • Blondie and New York: That fabulous twosome

    "SHE WAS A GIRL who could sell ice to Eskimos!" That's what a record producer said of Deborah Harry in a documentary about the band Blondie and the making of their breakout album "Parallel Lines." This was on the Smithsonian Channel. It was the same...
  • Shifting drug smuggling routes bring contraband to Florida

    Under cover of night, speed boats sneak into Florida coves and inlets, hauling bundles of marijuana and cocaine. Drugs wash up on shore. Radar aircraft hover, searching for smugglers. And beachgoers stumble onto abandoned bundles of contraband. Like a...
  • Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak

    Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak
    For the second time in two weeks, a Baltimore-based cruise ship is dealing with an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. The Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship, has reported nearly 100 passengers on a seven-day cruise that departed April 5...
  • Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak

    Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak
    Passengers boarding the Grandeur of the Seas arrived Saturday at the port of Baltimore carrying their luggage, hopes for a relaxing vacation and, in some cases, extra vitamins to ward off illnesses that have plagued the ship's last two voyages. "We're...
  • Cruise line unmoved by customer's cancer emergency

    You probably aren't entitled to much flexibility from a cruise line if you cancel a trip several days before the ship sails. Unless, that is, you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with cancer, in which case you'd think a cruise line or any business...
  • Shorter cruises are growing in popularity

    Shorter cruises are growing in popularity
    MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations. However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
  • New-look Disney Magic set to debut in Miami

    New-look Disney Magic set to debut in Miami
    The Disney Magic has gone under the knife and is on its way to Miami. The re-imagined cruise ship spent four weeks at the Navantia Shipyards in Cadiz, Spain and is set to show off its new gams so to speak at its winter home of PortMiami before...
  • Taking the Kids -- and celebrating the new year Bahamian style

    Taking the Kids -- and celebrating the new year Bahamian style
    When the kids tire of their holiday gifts and start whining that they've got nothing to do, just hand them some holiday wrapping paper, crepe paper, cardboard, glue and some wire. Challenge them to create a costume. That's what thousands of Bahamians...