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Month: January 2018

When is the Best Time to Book a Cruise??? – Early or Last Minute

When is the Best Time to Book a Cruise??? – Early or Last Minute

When is the best time to book a cruise?  Should you book early for peace of mind?  Or should you try to snag a last-minute deal? We have always booked our cruises very early.  Usually nine months to a year in advance. We do this for a couple of reasons: 1) price protection that if the price of the cruise drops (and we are paying attention), we can request a price adjustment and 2) we normally need more than one…

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Cruise Tip: How To Enjoy an Empty Carnival WaterWorks!!!

Cruise Tip: How To Enjoy an Empty Carnival WaterWorks!!!

When is the best time to enjoy the Carnival Waterworks??? When no one is on the ship! Sea days seem the perfect time to enjoy the waterslides and water play area… right? Well, that is what everyone thinks! So they are packed and the lines for the slides can be incredibly long. We made an executive decision for our family that we would choose one port day each cruise to not have an excursion planned. We get off the ship…

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Louisiana Kitchen: Cajun Shrimp Po-Boys

Louisiana Kitchen: Cajun Shrimp Po-Boys

There are a few dishes that scream Louisiana cuisine… gumbo, jambalaya and the po-boy.  One of our favorite sandwiches is the beer battered cajun shrimp po-boy.  Two things are very important… the batter must be thick and perfectly seasoned and the bread must be fresh and baked to perfection! Here is our recipe: Save Print Louisiana Kitchen: Cajun Shrimp Po-Boys Author: Jason – EECC Travels Recipe type: Sandwich Cuisine: Louisiana / Cajun Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  30 mins…

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