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Episode #122 - Comparing Our Notes on the Norwegian Bliss with Don @EatSleepCruise

Welcome to episode #122! We are back with another show about the Norwegian Bliss. This time we are comparing our notes with Don from EatSleepCruise and all about his three day cruise. We discuss the differences and improvements between the Escape and the Bliss and of course, and compare our thoughts about the food and the special onboard and unique experiences. We highly recommend you visit Don's website and follow his social media accounts. He has valuable information and honest...


Episode #121 - An Interview With The Artist of The Sea, Wyland!

Welcome to episode #121! We have another special show for you this week. While were doing our media tour on the Norwegian Bliss, we were privileged to spend a some time with Wyland and interview him. This was such a great time to learn a little bit about his life, how he got started painting, what inspires him, the "whaling walls" and the opportunity to paint his most recent masterpiece, "Cruising with the Whales" on the hull of the Norwegian Bliss and so much more. Wyland's passion is...


Episode #120 - Blissful Food on the Norwegian Bliss!

Welcome to episode #120! We just had a media tour of Norwegian Bliss while she was in Los Angeles this week and it was phenomenal experience! Lot's of people have responded with great interest in our social media posts about the many different food offerings that we tried that day. And this show is all about that! The Bliss impressed us! We were overwhelmingly amazed of all the different food options available onboard. Hopefully this episode will give you a better idea what you...


Episode #119 - Gazing Upon The Carnival Horizon

Welcome to episode #119! Well, it is time to set our gaze upon Carnival Cruise Line's newest Vista-class ship, the Carnival Horizon. On this new show, we explore and give you a run down on all the new things, that can only be found on this new Carnival ship. Carnival is really pushing the boundaries of their brand with this ship. Luxury high end shopping experiences, luxury suites with private hot tubs and hammocks with the largest balconies ever, IMAX Theatre and so much more. Is...


Episode #118 - Cruise News, Listener Questions Answered and More!

Welcome to episode #118! Are you getting a tax refund this year? Maybe you should book a cruise! On this new episode we discuss Royal Caribbean's largest cruise ship in the world, Symphony of the Seas, Genting's new Global Class ships, complete with a theme park including a roller coaster, and Carnival sailing schedule to Cuba for 2019 has been increased. Also, we answer listener questions sent to us about traveling to Cuba, solo cruising, and more. Wondering what documents you will...


Episode #117 - Interview with Author Erin Foster: The Magic of Disney Cruise Line!

Welcome to episode #117! Do you love the magic of DIsney and cruising? Well, we have an amazing and awesome interview for you. Erin Foster, author of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2018 shares with us her passion for cruising and love for the Disney brand. She has some very interesting stories, tips and information for both the first time and seasoned Disney cruisers. Of course, we talk about food, Disney's private island, Castaway Cay, entertainment and all things you...


Episode #116 - Why Cruisers Should Visit The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show!

Welcome to episode #116! We just got back from the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show and it was such a blast. Besides meeting up with old friends and making new ones, this show is just getting better and better. There is so much to see and do, travel information, tips, seminars, cultural shows, demonstrations, and so much more. There were tourism agencies from around the world sharing a great wealth of information and ideas on how you can have the best vacation ever. As always,...


Episode #115 - Why Travel Is Good For You!

Welcome to episode #115! Have you ever thought that travel could be helpful for your mental well being? Well, on this new episode, we discuss the main points from from the article, “Five Reasons Why Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health” by Noma Nazish and how they apply to cruising and share some of our experiences. Here is the music video of Scott's son, Bryan who wrote and...


Episode #114: Our 2018 Cruise Prediction Show!

Welcome to episode #114! Today is the 4th birthday of The Cruise Dudes Podcast! For the last four years, we have had a blast producing this show and expanding our reach to the cruise community around the world. We do this show for you, our listeners! We appreciate you and your support! You are amazing! THANK YOU! On this week's new show, it is our 2018 cruise prediction show. Every year we predict some ideas what might happen in the cruise industry. Also, we review and score our 2017...


Episode #113 - A Cruise Dudes Cruisemas Show!

Welcome to episode #113! Celebrate Cruisemas with us! Cruisemas is a time of giving the best gifts you can find for the cruiser in your life. On this new episode we share with you what we think are some of the cool things you might want to get for that special cruiser or even yourself. Below, are the direct Amazon links to the items that we discussed on the show! Also on this news show, we cover some cruise news, what's been happening the last few weeks in our lives and much...


Episode #112 - Cruising the Mexican Riviera with Sheri!

Welcome to episode #112! It is always a pleasure to have Sheri from to come on to our show! On this new episode, we hear about her cruise to the Mexican Riviera on the Carnival Miracle cruise ship. She and her family had a wonderful experiences, including a two day port stop in beautiful Cabo San Lucas. We also hear about her pre-cruise hotel visit in Long Beach as well. Long Beach is a great place to visit and explore. So many neat things to see and do, especially the...


Episode #111 - Cruise News and More!

Welcome to episode #111! It has been a while since we have discussed the latest news about the new cruise ships under construction, refurbishments and more. On this show, we share announcements from Royal Caribbean and Virgin Cruises about their upcoming ships and new features. Princess Cruises launches a new gaming app for your smartphones. Play casino games at home for free and onboard you will be able to make live bets and wagers in real time while at sea. The game has great graphics...


Episode #110 - Cruising The British Isles with Dr. Kris

Welcome to episode #110! We have a awesome treat for you! We have a fabulous interview with our friend Dr. Kris! He and his family sailed on the Caribbean Princess this summer to the British Isles with an exciting stop in Ireland. The ship has been recently remodeled so we discuss those details and got in depth stories and his thoughts about the new places, Planks and Steamers. Kris also shares his best cruise tips and tricks while visiting Ireland. There is so much cruise goodness in...


Episode #109 - Just Some Thoughts

Welcome to episode #109! It's been a rough couple of weeks. Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria and now the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. Scott and I take some time to share just some thoughts and how all of this has affected us and our families the last few weeks. We are thankful and grateful that our Florida relatives did not suffer great damage or injury. However, sadly, so many others were affected by these tragedies in life changing ways. How do we respond? What should we do? We...


Episode #108 - Cruise Lines Prepare For Hurricane Irma

Welcome to episode #108! We took some time to look at and discuss how the cruise lines have responded to Hurricane Harvey and how they are preparing for Hurricane Irma - and possibly Jose and Katia. Overall, we think that all of the cruise lines are taking every precaution available. It appears that they have communicated well with their guests and safety is the number one priority. In the short term, the cruise lines will take a financial hit because it will take awhile to reopen the...


Episode #107 - Cruising on the Carnival Dream with Kimberly

Welcome to episode #107! We have a brand new episode for you with a new cruise friend, Kimberly from Mississippi! She shares all about her cruise experiences on the recently refurbished Carnival Dream. This was a family reunion vacation, that sailed to the Western Caribbean roundtrip from New Orleans. Also we get the tasty details about the brand new BBQ joint, Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que! Kimberly gives us her best tips and insights how she gets the most from cruising. You can find...


Episode #106 - Transatlantic Cruising on the Disney Magic with Christine!

Welcome to episode #106! We have a great interview for you with our friend, Christine Surh. She shares with us her amazing 15 day transatlantic cruise on the Disney Magic! Not only did we talk about this cruise and her wonderful adventures in Portugal, England, Amsterdam and Copenhagen but also what makes a Disney cruise so much different than other cruise lines. Christine gives us a deep dive on how to make the most of your Disney cruise and her tips and suggestions are helpful too. Be...


Episode #105 - Cruise Myths Debunked!

Welcome to episode #105! We have another fun, exciting and historic episode for you! It's official now, we are making cruise history - Seawind is launched! We are now available on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store! Seawind is a interactive digital cruise travel magazine that is made by cruisers for cruisers. We like to say "Celebrating The Cruising Lifestyle" because we think that cruising is the best vacation travel value for your money. It is a floating hotel that takes...


Episode #104 - A Travel Guide to Santa Monica, California

Welcome to episode #104! Well summer has started and it's time to break out the sunscreen and explore the world! We have another "lunchcast" which we recorded during our lunch last week. On this new show we share with you our first "Travel Guide" series of places to visit, explore and eat that are nearby a cruise port. This could be a place that is the starting or ending point of your cruise that you can spend an extra few days to extend your vacation. Since we live very close to the...


Episode #103 - Cruising To Cuba with Don from

Welcome to episode #103! We are so glad to have back on our podcast show, Don Bucolo of to share with us his experiences on his recent cruise to Cuba. Although his cruise on the Norwegian Sky was only a four day sailing, it was full itinerary of adventure and fun that had an overnight stay in Havana, Cuba. He gives us some great insight and tips on how you should plan your trip to Cuba and what to expect and how to prepare before you get there. You can find more...