Virgin Voyages is a new adults-only cruise line, and we hope to be cruising with YOU in 2023 aboard Valiant Lady...
Recently, the adult only cruise line Virgin Voyages created a new add-on to allow sailors traveling as couples to enjoy themselves even more. The new “A Splash of Romance” package includes VIP access, spa access, pressed juice, champagne, and more. Is it worth it? Does it add romance, or just perks? We tried it on the very first cruise to offer this option... read more
Whether getting ready for your first cruise or at the top of a loyalty program, most agree that the first day of your cruise is the most exciting. To make sure that excitement turns into a great cruise follow along with our list of 12 things you should do on embarkation day... read more
Will vaccine and testing requirements go away? What about other regulations that cruise lines have had to follow? These are questions many are asking after the US CDC announced today that they're eliminating their COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships, effective immediately... read more
Looking to escape your kids (or other peoples') for a few days in the clear blue waters of the Caribbean? We'll be on this group cruise, hosted by our friend Mike, from TouringPlans Travel. Like on other group cruises we're involved with there will be extra fun and...
We just got back from a FANTASTIC group cruise on Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady. We enjoyed spending time with old friends and new, had a full day at an all-inclusive, partied like rock stars at The Beach Club at Bimini, hosted our own bar crawl, enjoyed a secret magic show, and more. Check out some highlights... read more
Packing for any cruise is a balance. You don’t want to miss anything that will make your trip better, but you also don’t want to carry things with you that you don’t need - especially if you’re flying to your cruise. As a frequent cruiser, some of the things I see folks pack on cruise ships shock me. Whether missteps of first time cruisers, differences in priorities, or edge cases, we’re going to share 8 things that most of you don’t need to pack on your next cruise. read more
Internet access on cruise ships varies in speed and reliability, but is often known for being slow. Recently, Royal Caribbean announced their intention to work with Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service and even appears to be testing it on one of their vessels. The reality is, however, that what stands in the way of staying connected at sea isn’t fast satellite service, it’s how cruise lines use it, and Royal Caribbean isn’t using it well... read more