We Sailed Away with Styx & Carnival Live and it was Awesome

In a market that is nearly saturated but at the same time working feverishly to expand its reach, the cruise lines are in a fight to find a way to fill their ships and bring in new cruisers. While other lines are building ever bigger boats with features unheard of at sea, Carnival decided to focus on entertainment and creating once-in-a-lifetime experiences that are surprisingly affordable. Earlier this month we had the opportunity to spend a week on the brand new Carnival Breeze and experience it for ourselves.

Unlike "themed cruises" the band isn't actually on the ship during the voyage, so that means that you can still have a "normal" cruise experience but on concert night things turn up a notch. On this cruise, we started in Miami followed by stops in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, and then during our stop at Cozumel, Mexico the band loaded their equipment on the ship and we stayed in port till about 1 a.m.

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My New Traveling Accessory from Pulsar and Why Watches are Great to Have! #spon

Watches - yeah, I used to have one back in the day ... you know, those cheap plastic ones that we all had in school. Over the years though as cell phones have become ubiquitous there was less and less need to actually have a timepiece on your wrist. Pulsar Watches invited me to check out one of their latest watches and so I decided to give it a shot and see what it was like to wear a watch again.

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Team Up With Timbaland Sweepstakes from Lenovo

Microsoft and Lenovo asked me to share with you that there's still time to win a trip to LA by entering the Team Up with Timbaland Sweepstakes but hurry it ends on Oct. 22! Other prizes include Lenovo products and cool tech and music gear.  The grand prize is a trip for two to L.A. with two Weekend One 3-Day VIP Passes to Coachella, one of the largest, most popular, California music festivals April 10-12, 2015. 

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2015 Kia Soul EV Review

Electric cars aren't sexy, they aren't fast enough to have fun with, and they certainly aren't fun to drive - right? WRONG! The folks at Kia should be very proud of the latest iteration of the Kia Soul. While mocked as "that hamster car" the truth is that this is one of the most stylish and fun to drive cars in the world right now. That's not shared by everyone, but it is true for me and at least several million other people who have bought one and helped propel the rapid growth of this once "upstart" auto manufacturer. 

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