In June 2022 we took our first Carnival cruise in almost 16 years! Excited to see how the product had evolved, we set sail on Carnival Conquest for a three night cruise out of Miami visiting the island of Bimini in The Bahamas. In these series of videos we'll show you our experience from embarkation to disembarkation and everything in between...
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In just a few days I’m sailing on a ship I’ve toured but never sailed on, on a line I’ve not been on in a long time: Carnival Conquest. I’ll be posting videos from our three-night cruise, and sharing on social media, but here I want to talk a bit about why we picked this particular sailing and what we’re looking forward to checking out. My motivation for this trip is a bit unusual compared to some of the other cruises we take... read more
Carnival Mardi Gras is the line’s newest ship, and a new class of ship from the largest cruise line in the world. In addition, she’s the largest ship in the fleet, the first ship with a roller coaster, is powered by LNG, and has more dining options than any Carnival vessel. We were fortunate enough to be among the very first to experience just some of what Mardi Gras has to offer. Did Carnival meet our expectations of something truly different? read more
The return to service for cruise lines has just begun, but despite the significant logistics involved, things are starting to move quickly. One of the largest and best known lines, Carnival Cruise Line, has announced that they'll be brining even more ships back in September and October - with a total of 15 vessels sailing, and plans to have the rest sailing by the end of the year... read more
This is the first In the very first episode of Billy's Cruise Takes I weigh in on NCLH suing Florida, Carnival's smoking policy changes, Canada allowing cruising, and the state of the Conditional sailing order... read more
Carnival Cruise Line is perhaps the most well known cruise line in North America. Founded in 1972 by Ted Arison, the Miami based company carried roughly 5.7 million guests in 2018 - more than any other cruise line. They were also among the first cruise lines to be founded in the USA... read more