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What Cruisers Need to Know About Red Tide

Red tide sign at Spanish River Park

If you're visiting South Florida for your upcoming cruise you should probably know about red tide.  This algae can cause health issues and sometimes closes beaches - but doesn't mean you can't enjoy your pre or post-cruise stay.  In the past several weeks there has been an occurrence of red tide, first on the Florida's west coast, and now on the east coast.  We'll review the basic information, especially as it pertains to those about to cruise. Read more about What Cruisers Need to Know About Red Tide

A New Way to Talk Ship: The CruiseHabit Podcast

Ric & Billy of the CruiseHabit Podcast

Several years ago I went out to Ft Lauderdale beach and used Periscope to share images of cruise ships leaving port.  This became popular, and as I answered people's cruise questions and shared my knowledge and experience of cruising, I kept being asked what my website was - I didn't have one.  Eventually I got the hint and started CruiseHabit.com.  Over the past years many readers and friends asked me if I had a podcast - I didn't.  Today however I'm pleased to announce... Read more about A New Way to Talk Ship: The CruiseHabit Podcast

Listen to Our Review of MSC Seaside on Cruise Radio

Our July sailing on MSC Seaside was interesting for many reasons - one of them being that MSC is still new to the North American market, and the sailings they offer have had very mixed reviews.  Recently we sat down with Doug Parker of Cruise Radio to talk about our Seaside cruise on episode 502 of the Cruise Radio podcast. Read more about Listen to Our Review of MSC Seaside on Cruise Radio

Key West - Great Cruise Destinations Don't Have to Be Far Away - Episode 2

Key WestYou can take cruises all over the world, sometimes sailing for a week just to arrive at your destination.  There are some cruise destinations however for which those leaving from Florida don't have to travel very far.  On this episode we discuss excursions, sites, tours, and dining in The Conch Republic, The Southernmost Point: Key West.