Are you an avid ocean cruiser but have yet to try out a European river cruise? It is probably not too much of an exaggeration to say that river cruising is about as different from ocean cruising as an all inclusive resort is different to an ocean cruise ship.
Many loyal followers of cruise lines have the opportunity these days of “stepping up” to luxury but still cruising on their favorite ships with the concept of an exclusive area or "ship within a ship". Cruisers are familiar with the difference ...
A great deal of attention to planning of one’s ocean cruise vacation often goes to the port days – the excursion(s) or not, and if so, which ones, the clothes and items to pack, and so on. Dining options are often way down the list. But choosing when ...
Barcelona, Spain, has become a popular port for cruise lines. Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, and Holland America, to name just few, offer cruises to the Eastern Mediterranean. The city’s art, architecture and culture make Barcelona a perfect city for ...
100 YEARS OF CRUISING A cruise is defined as a sail about in an area without a place of destination, especially for pleasure; or a voyage on a ship or boat for pleasure or as a vacation, and usually calling at several places. One can go back a hundred [...]
You meet two kinds of vacationers – the ones who love to cruise and the ones who prefer their all inclusive resorts. These are some of the reasons you will hear most often by those who vacation year after year at resorts as to why they never want to cruise: I just want to lie [...]
Alaska Cruise Tours So, you have decided to visit Alaska by cruise ship, one of the most popular itineraries of today. You’ve purchased your camera in anticipation for those breath-taking views, hoping to catch the calving of an iceberg at Hubbard’s Glacier , the breaching of a whale at Icy Strait Point , or [...]
Did you ever want to escape the day to day grind and replace it with something a touch more exciting just once in your life? I think we all have dreams like this, enjoying a vacation of more than 100 nights complete with elegant evenings, brushes with the rich and famous, and visits to exotic [...]
Cuba is a popular vacation destination especially with Canadians who flock to its beaches in the wintertime for an inexpensive holiday. With the country opening up to American visitors, Cuba may be on the verge of changing to accommodate many more sun-loving and curious tourists. Here are five things to do on your visit to this [...]
Alaska is often referred to as “land of the midnight sun” and this is certainly the case in mid-summer to the far northern interior of Alaska. You don’t get to experience 24 hours of sun on an Inside Passage cruises, but you come close to it and does almost feel like it. Even before the [...]