| Jul 31, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Kayaking in the Mosquito Lagoon on a moonless summer night reveals blazing stars and comets — not in the sky but in waters thick with "bioluminescent" plankton.
When mullet jump out of the water, they look like rockets shooting off. Though the...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:08 AM
Lisa is cursing at the Tom Tom on the dashboard. I am cursing at my dysfunctional laptop and/or cellphone. It is raining and cold. Our windows are fogged. Probably with the steam from our ears.
This is what happens when 21st-century reporters go off in...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Port Canaveral will be getting a third ship joining two Disney Cruise Line and two Royal Caribbean International ships and will begin sailing in November.
The 20-year-old Carnival Ecstasy, currently based in Galveston,...
| Mar 19, 2011
When Jimmy Buffett was singing about a cheeseburger in paradise, his vision likely didn't revolve around the cold and rainy afternoon that was the backdrop for my road trip to the Venice pier, 26 miles south of Sarasota on Florida's Gulf Coast.
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Universal Orlando and Royal Caribbean International are expanding a 2-year-old partnership to include cruises out of Tampa.
The two companies said Monday they will begin selling vacation packages pairing three- or four-night stays at Universal Orlando...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:23 AM
If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene.
Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:13 PM
Here's a sample of theme cruises, offered by cruise lines or tour operators, that will bring kindred spirits together on the high seas this fall:
Baseball fans — Perfect for rabid fans in postseason withdrawal are two Baseball Greats cruises to the...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Disney Cruise Line today announced one of the new interactive features aboard the forthcoming Disney Fantasy will be an adventure game starring The Muppets.
Kermit, Miss Piggie, Fozzie, Gonzo and Animal headline a Muppet cast in "The Case of the Stolen...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 3:30 AM
Twenty-five packages of cocaine worth more than $1.25-million washed up onto a Port Canaveral inlet shore near launch pads used for Delta II rockets, reports Florida Today in Melbourne.
“We’re lucky it didn’t drift to the south”...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 12:19 PM