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Top 8 Places to Visit on a Cruise in 2018

Top 8 Places to Visit on a Cruise in 2018

With wave season right around the corner, it is time to think about all of the great places you can visit next year on a cruise. While we have our plans alr     read more...

Complete Guide to Cruise Ship Drink Packages

Complete Guide to Cruise Ship Drink Packages

Have you gotten to the end of your cruise and dreaded receiving that final bar bill? Well, you can avoid the sticker shock on your next sailing by consideri     read more...

First Look at MSC Seaside

An Exclusive First Look at MSC Seaside

Get ready for one of the most anticipated ships of the year. The MSC Seaside has officially set sail and is heading for Miami, FL. MSC Seaside marks the 14t     read more...

The 8 Top Cruise Ships for 2018

The New Year is almost here, and that means it's time to start planning your 2018 vacations. Just like this past year, 2018 looks very promising for cruiser     read more...

Best Things to Do in Costa Maya, Mexico on a Cruise

Best Things to Do in Costa Maya, Mexico on a Cruise

The Costa Maya purpose-built port, located along the Yucatan Peninsula’s Caribbean coast, originally opened to cruise traffic in 2001 but was destroyed by     read more...

20 Top Gifts for Frequent Cruisers

Top 20 Christmas Gifts For Frequent Cruisers 2017 Edition

It's that time of year again. The holiday shopping season is upon us. Like we have done the last couple of years, we are making our list and checking it twi     read more...

Cruisers Give Thanks 2017

With another year coming to a close, we want to take this time to reflect on all of the things we are thankful for this year in the world of cruising. 2017     read more...

15 First Time Cruise Tips

Our Top 15 First Time Cruise Tips

Are you considering taking your first cruise? That's very exciting news! We were just like you when we took our first cruise together on Royal Caribbean's L     read more...

Guide to CocoCay, Bahamas Cabanas – 2017

Enhance your next beach day on CocoCay, Bahamas with one of the island's cabanas. With so many different options, you might not be sure which one is right f     read more...

Insider Tips for Sailing on the World's Largest Cruise Ships

Insider Tips for Sailing on the Largest Cruise Ships in the World

Onboard some of the world's largest cruise ships, you will have the opportunity to visit the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and even Alaska. Cruising on thes     read more...

Best Way to Get from Orlando Airport to Port Canaveral

Best Way to Get from Orlando Airport to Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral is not the most conveniently located cruise port for those flying into Florida. Despite being located about 45 miles from Orlando Internation     read more...

10 Reasons to Cruise on Rhapsody of the Seas

10 Reasons to Cruise on Rhapsody of the Seas

If you are considering a trip to Greece, Royal Caribbean’s Vision-class ship, Rhapsody of the Seas, should be on the top of your list. Departing from Veni     read more...

Our Top Picks for Caribbean Shore Excursions

Our Top Picks for Caribbean Shore Excursions

Has Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Maria impacted your upcoming cruise itinerary? Don't fret. There are still islands in the Eastern Caribbean as well as the B     read more...

Majesty of the Seas Cruise Compass

Majesty of the Seas 3 Day Bahamas Cruise Compass

We know you like to plan ahead, so before you set sail, know what is happening onboard your ship. To help those overboard cruise planners like us, we just l     read more...

The Perfect Sea Day on Oasis of the Seas

The Perfect Sea Day on Oasis of the Seas

Seeing it all on Oasis of the Seas, one of the world’s largest cruise ships, is no easy task. That is why making the most of the few precious sea days you     read more...

Everything You Need to Know About CocoCay Bahamas

Everything You Need to Know about CocoCay Bahamas

Do you have a cruise heading to CocoCay, Bahamas? If so, then this guide to everything you need to know about CocoCay, Bahamas is for you. There have been q     read more...

10 Photo To Take On a Cuba Cruise

Top 10 Photos to Take on a Cuba Cruise

If you are getting ready for your first cruise to Cuba, then you are in for a real eye-opening experience. Our two days spent touring this port of call onbo     read more...

10 Things to Know Before Cruising on Norwegian Sky

10 Things You Need to Know Before Cruising on Norwegian Sky

If you are looking for a short getaway, a cruise on Norwegian Sky might be your best option. This cruise ship offers travelers a few relaxing days to rechar     read more...

20 Essential Items to Pack for a Caribbean Cruise

20 Essential Items to Pack for a Caribbean Cruise

So, you’re packing for your upcoming cruise vacation. You’ve made your packing list and checked it twice, but you are still worried you may have forgott     read more...

The Perfect Sea Day on Norwegian Escape

The Perfect Sea Day on Norwegian Escape

If you are lucky, your next cruise will have a couple of “sea days”- those days spent adrift in the ocean with no land in sight. Seasoned cruisers often     read more...

Norwegian Sky Open Bar Review

Our Honest Norwegian Sky Open Bar Review 2017

Since 2016, Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sky has been offering an "all-inclusive" cruise experience with its "open bar" promotion. As the only mainstre     read more...

Norwegian Getaway Dining Package

Why Should You Get a Norwegian Getaway Dining Package

Since Norwegian Cruise Line made most of the specialty restaurants on their ships a la carte, more readers have been asking about the specialty dining packa     read more...

7 Best Cruise Ship Parties at Sea

The 7 Best Cruise Ship Parties at Sea

Happy Fourth of July! Here in the U.S., July 4th is a day to celebrate with parades, cookouts, and fireworks. Sounds a little bit like a cruise, doesn't it?     read more...

Best Things to Do in Great Stirrup Cay

Best Things to Do in Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas

Norwegian Cruise Line's island of Great Stirrup Cay was the first private resort created by a cruise line. Guests have been able to enjoy this small Bahamas     read more...

About the Author

DB & The Princess

Welcome Aboard! We are Don and Heidi, the husband and wife travel team behind EatSleepCruise.com. We took our first cruise vacation together 10 years ago and have been hooked ever since. Follow along as we share our travel tips, cruise reviews, information on ports of call, and the latest cruise news to help you plan the ultimate cruise vacation. Are you ready to embark on your journey to “sea the world, one port at a time”? Read More...

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