Melissa Mayntz

Avid, enthusiastic cruiser (35+ cruises and counting!), having sailed on multiple cruise lines, 25+ different ships in a variety of classes, and visited ports of call in more than 6 countries, including Caribbean, Mexican, Alaskan, and Hawaiian ports. Widely traveled on multiple continents and homeported from Port Canaveral, as well as a professional freelance writer and editor with more than 20 years' experience and thousands of articles published. Find out more about us here.

How to Deal With Long Lines on a Cruise Ship

The last thing you want to be doing is waiting in long lines on a cruise ship. Here are tips to help you out and avoid all those fellow cruise passengers.

All About Carnival’s 24-Karat Gold Plastic Ship On A Stick

Let's find out more about the legendary Plastic Ship on a Stick from Carnival Cruise Line. A trophy prize which guests can win during their cruise vacation with Carnival.

How to Make Your Cruise Wedding Unique

You need to make sure every detail of your cruise wedding is perfect in every way on the ship. Here are planning tips to help you prepare.

10 Romantic Cruise Tips for Your Vacation

We want you to have a memorable cruise experience with your loved one so here are romantic cruise tips for your next loved up vacation at sea.

Look Your Best for Formal Night Portraits

Always look the best for formal night photos, you'll only get one change during the cruise for this

What Happens During a Cruise Ship Overboard Alarm?

Cruise ship overboard procedures are an important safety factor. Here is what happens when a terrible situation like this happens during your cruise vacation. We hope this never happens on your cruise.
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