Hello everyone.  I’m back again and today I want to talk about some of the destinations we sail to and obviously that means talking about the Caribbean where most of our ships sail year-round.

A friend of mine returned recently from a land based vacation in the Cayman Islands. “So how was it?” I asked, expecting to hear about the food, the hotel, the beach etc. But no. Instead he told me he’d seen something called Jay Z……..which I think is a tropical bird? Seriously, though, the Caribbean is so beautiful even the stars spend their vacations there. (more…)

Welcome back to the next installment of my blog — written by your chubby, grey-haired brand ambassador. For those who have been surfing the interweb and drooling over our ships on Carnival.com — and have finally decided to come and join the millions of people who have already experienced the Carnival Fizz – the fun is about to begin.

But hold on, panic may be setting in — so much so that you are reading this in a dark room while listening to the soundtrack of lonely whales. The reason for the panic . . . . (more…)

The Fizz

May 3, 2017 -

John Heald

Someone once described the moment they drove onto the port to start their cruise vacation on a Carnival ship as “the fizz.” He told me the sheer joy of realising the fun is about to begin manifests itself as a fizzing sensation through his entire body.

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Hi, I’m John, and this is my blog. So please don’t mistake my opinions — or those of my dear friends, fans or commenters — for those of Carnival Cruise Line or Carnival Corporation. My apologies in advance for anything I may say that upsets you, but this disclaimer covers Carnival and puts the blame directly on me………….. bugger.