| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:34 AM
The Disney Magic has gone under the knife and is on its way to Miami. The re-imagined cruise ship spent four weeks at the Navantia Shipyards in Cadiz, Spain and is set to show off its new gams so to speak at its winter home of PortMiami before...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Celebrity Cruises is offering a 3-night Bahamas cruise on the Celebrity Century for as little as $169 per person.
The Celebrity Century sails out of Port Everglades and makes one stop in Nassau, The Bahamas plus one day at sea.
The $169 deal, as of Feb....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:44 AM
MIAMI - Just a few years ago, if you wanted to take a short cruise, you didn't have many choices of ships or destinations.
However, the trend now is for people to take shorter vacations of all kinds - by land, sea or air - or to combine a short land...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Royal Caribbean offers a four-night Bahamas cruise for as little as $279 per person, based on double occupancy.
The Majesty of the Seas sails out of PortMiami with stops in Nassau, Coco Cay and Key West.
The $279 deal, as of March 12 is on inside...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
You probably aren't entitled to much flexibility from a cruise line if you cancel a trip several days before the ship sails.
Unless, that is, you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with cancer, in which case you'd think a cruise line or any business...
| Dec 29, 2013
To many readers, environmental stories are dead on arrival. They lack human characters, the thinking goes, and they're predictable: a creature or ecosystem is gravely damaged by humanity's greed. So maybe it's best not to bill "Full Fathom Five: Ocean...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Sean and I will celebrate 20 years of marriage in October of this year. Because his job as a chef is extremely busy in the fall, we decided to celebrate this winter while he had some downtime.
We have gone on a couple of cruises in the past and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:09 AM
"The Office" actor Craig Robinson was detained and ordered to pay a fine Wednesday in the Bahamas for drug possession, according to reports.
The actor, who played upwardly mobile warehouse foreman Darryl Philbin on the NBC comedy and has appeared in...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Southwest Airlines, the nation's biggest domestic carrier, continued its expansion into international destinations by announcing new daily routes to Mexico and the Bahamas.
The new routes represent only the second batch of international destinations...
| Dec 12, 2013
Most of Chicago's major zoos and museums are more than just showpieces for their collections, animal or anthropological.
Two new scientific studies — both based in the Bahamas and deriving from 18 or more years of work there — highlight...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Alec Baldwin had choice words for the TSA following a return trip from the Bahamas, taking to Twitter yet again to air his grievances. And this time it had nothing to do with "Words With Friends."
The tempermental "Blue Jasmine" actor, 55, got peeved...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:57 PM
There’s no place like home – especially for lemon sharks about to give birth.
Despite absences as long as 17 years, the pregnant sharks returned to the exact spot in the Bahamas where they were born when they were ready to become mothers,...