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Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival Mardi Gras - Our Sneak Peak at Carnival's Newest, Most Innovative Ship

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

First 8 Sailings of Carnival Mardi Gras Cancelled - Carnival's Newest Ship Delayed

Carnival Mardi Gras Delayed

Carnival Mardi Gras is a much anticipated ship.  Not only will she be the largest ships Carnival has ever built, but she'll have some impressive new features and concepts - some new to Carnival, and others new to the cruising world.  Those hoping to enjoy one of her earliest sailings however, will be disappointed to learn that her first eight sailings have been canceled... read more

New Dining & Drinking Venues Announced for Carnival Mardi Gras Plus More on the Lido and Summer Landing Zones

Red Frog Tiki Bar on Carnival Mardi Gras

Guests lucky enough to enjoy the yet-released Carnival Mardi Gras can look forward to some new food and beverage options, some of them not found on any other Carnival ship.  We've been excitedly watching as more information comes out about this new build, and these announcements have us all the more eager to try out what seems to be a totally new concept from Carnival... read more

Carnival Mardi Gras - Carnival Enters the Big Ship Games

Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line has for many years been the most popular cruise line around, carrying millions of passengers and promising a fun experience and celebratory atmosphere - “the fun ship”.  In recent weeks however, the line has revealed a number of details about what will be their largest ship to date, and it shows the line is looking to compete in new ways. Let’s dig into the ship’s details, some photos, discuss what makes it unique, and even talk history before getting Billy’s take... read more