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Win A Share of 700,000 United Airlines Miles & More!

United Airlines MilesHere is your chance to win a share of 700,000 United Airlines miles in the The Ultimate United Cruises Giveaway Sweepstakes.

Along with 200,000 miles, the grand prize winner will also win a cruise for two which includes airfare and a United Club membership.

There will be seven winners in the sweepstakes each winning at least 100,000 United Airlines miles. I’d be more than happy to win one of the prizes. Continue reading Win A Share of 700,000 United Airlines Miles & More!

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Delivered To Royal Caribbean

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The world’s largest cruise ship was delivered to Royal Caribbean on Friday, March 22.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that a ceremony, “took place at the STX France shipyard in St. Nazaire, France.” The Symphony of the Seas took 36 months to build and is the fourth Oasis-class vessel in their fleet. Continue reading World’s Largest Cruise Ship Delivered To Royal Caribbean

200+ Passengers Get Stomach Virus During Royal Caribbean Cruise

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Over 200 passengers on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Independence of the Seas came down with stomach viruses during a five night cruise.

The ship departed Port Everglades, Florida on December 11 and was supposed to return to Ft. Lauderdale today, December 16. Continue reading 200+ Passengers Get Stomach Virus During Royal Caribbean Cruise

There’s a $15,000 Cruise Sailing To Mystery Destinations

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While I’m not a fan of cruises, I’d like to think that when picking which one to go on, the destinations you visit play a role in your decision.┬áThen again, when you go on a cruise, maybe you choose your ship more so for the amenities onboard.

I’ve only been on one cruise and quickly decided that it wasn’t the style of travel that I most enjoy… Continue reading There’s a $15,000 Cruise Sailing To Mystery Destinations

Boston Marathon Victims Connect On French River Cruise

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With the 2014 Boston Marathon ending without incident and an American winning for the first time since 1983 it was a great comeback for the race which was struck by terror just a year back.

In 2013 many lives were affected by the cowardly bombings which occurred at the finish line. Three people lost their lives and hundreds were injured but most seemed to come out of the situation in good spirits.

I came across an amazing article in Esquire back in January that I wanted to wait to share until after the 2014 Boston Marathon took place.

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Win A European Cruise With Holland America

Holland America Line is giving away a 7 to 11 day cruise for 2 around Europe in a new contest. Entering is easy. All you have to do is sign up for their e-newsletter.

While I am not a cruise fan, I’ve gone on one cruise and it was actually with Holland America. The ship was relatively small (they describe their ships as mid-sized), the service & staff were great and the food was amazing. However, being that I get seasickness, that’s exactly what happened early on during the trip.

Besides getting seasickness, I found being on a cruise to be extremely boring. There is only so much sitting by a pool and waiting for the next meal that I could deal with.

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