Marilyn Jones

Carnival Cruise Lines Expands its Fun Ship Offerings

by Marilyn Jones on February 26, 2014

Sailing on Carnival Conquest

  Long considered the party cruise line, Carnival Cruise Lines also makes sure they take care of their non-partiers by continually adding new entertainment, restaurant options, and fun for the younger set — which will soon include Dr. Suess and Seuss At Sea. The cruise line carries more than 700,000 kids aboard its fleet every […]


Girlfriend Getaway: A Recipe for Fun in Topeka, Kansas

by Marilyn Jones on February 10, 2014

Topeka Kansas

Sometimes friends scatter to the four winds because of careers, family obligations, or retirement. Although there’s Facebook, email, Skype, and the U.S. Postal Service to help keep us connected, occasionally we just have to get together in person. Geographically and financially that’s easier said than done, but girlfriend getaways can take place anywhere. No need […]


Working on a Cruise Ship: What’s it Like?

by Marilyn Jones on January 27, 2014

Sailing on Carnival Conquest

Seven fun-filled days in the Caribbean. No cooking, no cleaning, not a care in the world — unless you’re one of Carnival Conquest’s 1,150 crew members who make sure every guest’s needs are met. Dining room staff, stateroom stewards, cooks, maintenance personnel, engineers, officers, entertainers, photographers and store clerks, systematically, efficiently and stealthily care for […]