The Western Caribbean Cruise That Will Have me Cruising the MSC Seaside Over and Over Again – Part 1

I recently returned from a cruise on the MSC Seaside.  MSC makes my third cruise line overall and while there are a lot of similarities, there are differences that can make MSC your go-to cruise line. 

MSC Seaside
MSC Seaside

Top Sights to See When Your Cruise Ship Stops in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

The first thing you did right was to book a cruise!  Congratulations!  You know how to vacation like a boss!

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The second thing you did right was choosing an itinerary that stops in Jamaica (yeah mon)!  Jamaica is known for quite a few wonderful things: Bob Marley, jerk spice, Blue Mountain coffee, rum, Reggae, and their laid-back attitude.  … Read the rest “Top Sights to See When Your Cruise Ship Stops in Ocho Rios, Jamaica”

Shinesty Swimwear Giveaway

Hey Guys and Gals!

Independence Day is coming up and I thought, while you're preparing to celebrate with your cookouts and fireworks, we can celebrate here at Your Cruise Girl too!

My friends over at Shinesty wanted to team up and offer 1 lucky winner one of their fabulous swimsuits from their America Swim line. … Read the rest “Shinesty Swimwear Giveaway”

Blogger Recognition Award: I’ve Been Nominated!

Blogger Recognition Award
Blogger Recognition Award

I was still on a high from my nomination for the Liebster Award when I got a surprise notification on Twitter that I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! Thanks Midlife Mom!

What is The Blogger Recognition Award?

This is a way for bloggers to build up other bloggers who they feel make a positive impact not only in the blogging world but also in the world around them.… Read the rest “Blogger Recognition Award: I've Been Nominated!”

5 Reasons to Get TSA PreCheck

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If you don't have TSA PreCheck, then you can probably relate to this scenario:

Have you ever planned your trip to the airport thinking you would breeze in with more than enough time to get through even a lengthy security line only to pull up short when you see the line so long you have to step through the security line just to get to the check-in line?

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