Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Hawaii Big Island Visits

Because of the dangers of continuing eruptions of the Kilauea volcano on the big island, the cruise line has cancelled calls at Hawaii's Big Island until safety returns. Norwegian’s Pride of America, out of Honolulu, will now use the time on extended visits to the islands of Oahu and Maui.

Your travel4seniors.com editor sailed this route on Norwegian several times, and it’s one of the world’s most enjoyable cruises. The change in schedule shouldn’t affect the fun and pleasure of upcoming visits. New plans include an overnight stay in Honolulu and a day visit to Maui.

There will still be passenger shore roaming in Kahului, Maui and Kauai. Other lines that have temporarily canceled calls at the Big Island recently include Oceania, Crystal, Royal Caribbean and Princess.

She may disapprove, but romance at sea is OK PDF Print E-mail

Maiden aunt

We certainly don’t advise it for married people who want to act unmarried, but one of the best aspects of a singles only cruise is a chance for singles to meet new people. No matter what your age, there may be romance awaiting you. Ignore your maiden aunt's advice. Just leave your inhibitions and shyness ashore, and join in on the fun at sea.

There’s something magical about a cruise that brings people together. As Sinatra sang: “Strangers in the night ...Two lonely people, we were strangers in the night. Up to the moment when we said our first hello, little did we know love was just a glance away, a warm embracing dance away.”

The sea air, tranquil ocean, visits to exotic ports, midnight get-acquainted dances and a score of other activities and experiences tend to bring out the most sentimental moods in everyone. For your next vacation, consider signing up for a singles only cruise.

For example, check with vacationstogo.com for a very attractive list of singles only cruises scheduled for the upcoming season. Give it a try. What have you got to lose, except your loneliness?

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Antwerp city hall

Normandy: US Navy CPO honors WWII dead PDF Print E-mail

U.S. Cemetery, Normandy, France

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Komodo dragon

Hey, can you tell me how to get home to Jurassic Park?

Vegas free thrill: Treasure Island pirate fight PDF Print E-mail

Pirate battle, Treasure Island Resort, Las Vegas

Sailors jump ship to escape fierce women pirates

Every night at 7, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 in Sirens’ Cove lagoon in front of Las Vegas’ Treasure Island Resort, there’s a fierce battle between two 17th Century pirate ships. There are cannon booms, explosions, sword fights, soaring fires and abandon ship leaps.

The battle has been going on for more than 20 years. For the first 15, the opponents were evil Caribbean pirates vs. gallant English Navy men. It was the most popular free show in Vegas, but promoters decided they needed even more excitement.

When you view the battle these nights, you may be surprised (guys will be thrilled) to see that the British ship is now manned ... womanned ... by showgirls dressed in very brief pirate costumes. And it’s all free!


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