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Royal Caribbean Amplified Ships

Freedom of the Seas completed her $116 million amplification with new features, such as water slides, a new Caribbean pool deck look, Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen and new dedicated spaces for kids and teens. The new changes: Thrills & Chills – Perfect Storm Waterslides: Cyclone & Typhoon slides: Caribbean …

New Disney Wish Cruise Ship

Disney Cruise Line newest ship, the Disney Wish, appears to be on schedule. The Disney Wish will be the fifth ship to join the Disney fleet. The Disney Wish will feature, among other innovations and experiences a “Beauty and the Beast” inspired atrium. Rapunzel will be painted on …

Juneteenth…Remembering the Past & Hope for the Future

From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. It is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and …

Jamaican Jerk Shrimp Recipe From Couples Resorts

Couples Resorts offers 4 all-inclusive resorts on Jamaica’s north coast, between Ocho Rios & Negril.  As the name implies, it caters to couple only.  The key to their success over the years is exceptional service & world class amenities in Jamaica’s most idyllic setting.  Just about everything is …

Hotels Helping Out During The Coronavirus

Even as tourism takes a huge hit from the coronavirus, there are hotels and travel companies stepping up to help their communities. Tourism is an industry that has been hardest hit by the pandemic. Airlines and cruise lines stand to loose hundreds of billions in revenue. Tourist hotspots …

Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Day

Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Day The iconic leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a big believer in public service and helping others.  It was during his 1957 speech in Montgomery, Alabama where he remarked: “Life’s most persistent and urgent …

How To Host A Game Night

Hosting A Game Night + A List of Adult Games Game night is not just for kids anymore!  Adult game nights are becoming more and more common thanks to an abundance of fun, adult-themed games on the market.  If you are thinking of hosting a game night but …

Black Holiday Films to Watch This Season

Here’s our list of Black Holiday Films to Watch This Season. A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000) Vanessa Williams stars in this remake of the Dicken’s classic, “A Christmas Carol” featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits. The Last Holiday (2006) …

Thanksgiving Dinner Planner

If you are the person organizing Thanksgiving dinner for the family, it can seem overwhelming.  We’ve got you covered.  Here is a Thanksgiving dinner planner that will help get you organized. Two Week Prior to Thanksgiving: Plan your entire menu.  Go through the recipes you plan to use. …