Changes to Carnival Cruise Line’s Liquor and Beverage Policy


Carnival Cruise Line has recently updated their Liquor and Beverage Policy to now restrict guests from bringing bottled beverages (alcohol or otherwise) onboard. More details from the policy are printed below:


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My Adventure: Seeing Peru, Machu Picchu and the Amazon

Every so often, we hear wonderful stories of travels to places near and far and how life-changing these experiences were. Recently, we talked with Maggie McGaughey (the granddaughter of one of our clients) about her recent trip to Peru, seeing Machu Picchu and visiting the Amazon rainforest. Enjoy!



Peru Orphanage

“The first stop on our trip was Lima, the main city. We visited an orphanage, which I think was the highlight of my trip. I got to spend some time with an adorable girl that was four years old, and she was very sad to see our group leave. There were a lot of fancy restaurants in the area, too – for one of the meals, we ate guinea pig (which tasted like greasy jerky and was pretty gross)!”


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Seven Hidden Secrets of Orlando

Last month, Beth Lang (one of our travel agents) traveled down to Orlando to learn more about the sights and places to visit in the area. In addition to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, she found quite a few other “hidden” gems. Here are Beth’s hidden secrets of Orlando – sites, resorts, and savings!


1. Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao

“This Brazilian steakhouse is one of the best places I have ever ate at. It was pricey, but the cost was well worth it. I’ve been joking that I would take my husband to Orlando just to eat here.”


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Faster Security Screening Now Available at PIT Airport

TSA Precheck

The Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center is now open at Pittsburgh International Airport. Enrolling for the TSA PreCheck at the Center will allow you to bypass the long TSA / customs check lines, as well as keep your jacket and shoes on.


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Take a Sneak Peek at Disney’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride in New Fantasyland

Opening May 28, 2014, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride is the “centerpiece” of New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Check out a sneak preview of the ride before it opens, and also watch Disney’s Imagineers talk about how they created the state-of-the-art animatronics and how it all started with a “hand-drawn sketch.”



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Beat the Winter Blues: Ten Sunny Spots around the Globe

Tired of the dreary winter weather? We hear you! Since we’re all dreaming of warmer temperatures, we’ve put together a list of beautiful destinations with sunny skies year-round. Enjoy!


1. King’s Canyon, Australia

King's Canyon

This scenic location in Watarrka National Park is just one part of Australia’s beautiful Outback. Not far from Alice Springs, one of Australia’s most famous towns, King’s Canyon also gets more sun than many other places on earth, with an average of 3,569 hours per year.


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Check Out This Amazing Model Railway in Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

One of the largest model railways in the world, the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany covers over 68,000 square feet of floor space, with 12,378 square feet taken up by the model alone.


The exhibit includes 890 trains made up of over 11,000 carriages, over 300,000 lights, 215,000 trees and 200,000 human figurines. Wow!


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