Travel Tips & Advice
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A Cruiser’s Evening Dining Options
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 ...
The Importance of Shore Excursions
Cruisers are usually confronted with the question of whether they should purchase excursions to complete their days in port . Generally, there are these different mindsets when it comes to excursions:
River Cruises – Fun for All Ages
(Image: Uniworld®) 10 Reasons to Love River Cruising Fun No Matter What Your Age! Have you been on a river cruise yet? Do you think it is just [...]
Tying the Knot at Sea
Tying the Knot at Sea Thinking about getting married on a cruise ship? It is certainly an option for those desiring a smaller guest list, less cost, and a wedding/honeymoon [...]
7 Must-Have Travel Items
7 Must-Have Travel Items Our Input into that Important Packing List Every experienced traveler has a go-to list of items he or she would not travel without. Here is another take on that [...]
Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals, & Offers
What you envision for your special deal but ... Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals, & OffersThe travel industry is highly competitive and nowhere more so than in cruising. Whether it is an [...]
Cruises versus Resorts
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 [...]
Do You Get a Better Deal by Waiting?
Advantages of Early Booking If you have been cruising for a long time, you probably don’t need to read this article. You've been booking your cruises well in advance – most of the time – [...]
3 Huge Myths about Travel “Agents”
There are 3 huge myths out there about travel agents, or travel professionals as most would prefer to be called - and quite rightly too. This word “agent” is the basis for Myth #1. [...]
Is It Safe to Cruise?
Nothing can be said to be of an absolute certainty in this world – as I am sure it could be said at any age in history. So is cruising safe? The following is this [...]