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[30 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

From unique scenic beauty to a wealth of biological diversity, South Georgia is a can’t-miss stop on any Antarctic journey, and a compelling destination all its own.

1. It’s the land of a million kings
King penguins are the largest penguin species apart from emperors, and just one of these colorful, three-foot-tall birds is a memorable sight. Imagine, then, setting food amid a colony of hundreds of thousands of king penguins gathered at Salisbury Plain or Gold Harbor, their cries audible for miles around.

2. You’ll see a cornucopia of species
When people think …

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[15 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 3, 2012) — Princess Cruises’ new blog, “Inspired to Cruise: A Year of Reasons to Get Away From the Everyday” has chronicled its first five reasons to cruise, offering readers a collection of intriguing passenger stories about what inspired them to vacation at sea. With tales of rekindling romance, spoiling grandchildren, getting away with a group of “princesses,” bonding with kids before they leave the nest, and finding a special way to enjoy an anniversary dance…
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[27 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 29, 2012) – Princess Cruises’ blog, “Inspired to Cruise: A Year of Reasons to Get Away From the Everyday” has chronicled an additional five reasons to cruise, presenting a new selection of heartwarming and inspiring passenger stories about the many things that can motivate travelers to choose a vacation at sea.The most recent stories are from cruisers who have proposed at sea, taken ashes of a surfing pioneer back to the waves of Hawaii, and run a marathon for chari…
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[15 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 6, 2012) – Princess Cruises’ blog, “Inspired to Cruise: A Year of Reasons to Get Away From the Everyday” has chronicled an additional five reasons to cruise, presenting a new selection of heartwarming and inspiring passenger stories about the many things that can motivate travelers to choose a vacation at sea.The most recent stories are from cruisers who have granted a fellow Vietnam veteran’s last wish, got to know a recently discovered birth family, reconnected …
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[25 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 12, 2013) – Princess Cruises’ new blog, “Linked by the Sea” has chronicled its first five touching stories of people who made new connections on a cruise. Told by both passengers and crew members, the tales include meeting a perfect match, friends finding each other after more than 50 years apart, and a little boy named Dominic who cheered an entire ship’s crew with his enthusiasm.Each week the blog, found at LinkedByTheSea.com, will illustrate how a cruise not on…
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[2 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Continuing Carnival Cruise Line’s ongoing support of its homeport communities, the Charleston-based Carnival Ecstasy has donated tableware – plates, saucers, cups, silverware, etc. – to five local charities, including Habitat for Humanity Restore, Windwood Farm Home for Children, Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, The Neighborhood House of Our Lady of Mercy, and My Sister’s House.
Representatives from the various charities are shown here with officers from the Carnival Ecstasy as well as Carnival’s port agent Gary Santos of Inchcape Shipping Services and agents from the Charleston office of U.S. Customs and Border …

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[14 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 8, 2013) — Carnival plc has announced the opening of five new offices in China that will represent Princess Cruises and support the brand’s increased passenger sourcing in this growing market.The new offices are located in Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Guangzhou and Chengdu.The offices will be overseen by Cherry Wang, who has been appointed Princess Cruises country director for China. She will be based in Shanghai. Wang was previously general manager of Princess Cruise…
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[1 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 18, 2013) – Just three months after the ship’s dramatic debut, Royal Princess has already garnered its first official accolades, taking home five Travel Weekly Magellan Awards. The Princess Cruises vessel received top Gold Award honors in the Large Cruise Ship, Spa Design and Atrium Design categories. The ship also earned Silver Awards for Pool Design and Mobile App.“Royal Princess has already made quite a splash with passengers,” said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruise…
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[18 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

What are the essential mementos to bring back from a place as vast, varied and full of wonders as China? Nancy Huo, A&K Resident Tour Director, suggests five essential items to tuck in your carry-on — along with treasured memories, of course.
Cloisonné

In ancient China, only royal families had the richly decorated, intricately designed jewelry and vases of cloisonné, and the ensuing centuries have seen technology increasingly employed to shorten the time-consuming process. “The best cloisonné is still made by hand, not by machine,” says Nancy, who calls the craft a …

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[25 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Cleveland Indians’ Fausto Carmona knocked out in five innings as Twins cruise to 10-3 victory
Jason Kubel’s 3 RBIs lead Minnesota to lopsided win.
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