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  • IMAX, elevated bike ride coming to new Carnival Vista

    IMAX, elevated bike ride coming to new Carnival Vista
    Carnival Cruise Lines' newest cruise ship comes with a view - quite a few views actually, and that's probably why they named it the Carnival Vista. The line revealed some major details of the 3,936-passenger ship that's due in spring 2016 including...
  • 5 reasons why Americans should tune into news about political crisis in Yemen

    Yemen's U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capital of Sanaa, further destabilizing the region and hampering America's ability to fight al-Qaida and other extremists targeting the West. The country's parliament will...
  • 'Frozen' takeovers coming to Disney Cruise Line

    'Frozen' takeovers coming to Disney Cruise Line
    Disney Cruise Line is embracing the cold this summer with a spate of "Frozen"-themed activities and performances on the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder. When the Magic heads to Europe and Wonder to Alaska in May, the blockbuster animated hit will get its...
  • Florida woman shells out $164K per year living on luxury cruise ship

    Florida woman shells out $164K per year living on luxury cruise ship
    For $164,000 a year, 86-year-old Florida widow Lee Wachtstetter gets to see the world while living in the lap of luxury. Wachtstetter used to love cruising with her husband and after he died, she promised him she would keep up with the tradition. She...
  • After plunging from Royal Caribbean ship, man saved by Disney Magic

    MIAMI A passenger who plunged into the sea from one of the world's largest cruise ships last week was later rescued by crew members from another vessel. Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas, which can carry as many as 6,360 passengers,...
  • Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes

     Exploring rugged Russia and its volcanoes
    Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula really isn't all that far from the United States, when you consider how far Alaska's Aleutian Islands reach into the Pacific. Of course, you don't just fly from the Aleutians to this rugged Siberian area, which contains more...
  • Cruises: Small-ship tour along Australia's Great Barrier Reef

    Cruises: Small-ship tour along Australia's Great Barrier Reef
    AdventureSmith Explorations is offering four-, five- or eight-day small-ship cruises that are good for families, with activities that suit all ages. Stops on the four-day excursion include Thetford Reef, for snorkeling and a glass-bottom-boat tour of...
  • Steamboats paddled up fun in old days

    Steamboats paddled up fun in old days
    In 1915, when Broward County was incorporated, steamboating was at its peak. Given the amount of water in the area, paddle boats were the way to travel — or to party. Shallow draft steamboats ferried tourists from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Myers, via...
  • New modern riverboats to join U.S. cruise line's paddle-wheelers

    New modern riverboats to join U.S. cruise line's paddle-wheelers
    With river cruising booming, expect to see more riverboats coming to U.S. rivers and waterways in the next few years. American Cruise Lines, known for its old-school paddle-wheelers, announced last week plans to build modern riverboats with open decks,...
  • Details on new Seven Seas Explorer revealed

    Details on new Seven Seas Explorer revealed
    Regent Seven Seas revealed a closer look at what its newest ship, the Seven Seas Explorer, will look like when it debuts in 2016. Think marble, crystal, mahogany, leather and hand-blown glass. The 54,000-ton, all-suite vessel is taking shape at...
  • Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors

     Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors
    Is one of your New Year resolutions to read more in 2015, or perhaps try a new genre or author? Check out the latest local-author additions to the Daily Press bookshelf. Fiction "The Cruiser: A Dan Lenson Novel" by David Poyer. Fiction/Military/...