iOS app Android app

Anita Dunham-Potter
GET UPDATES FROM Anita Dunham-Potter

Entries by Anita Dunham-Potter

Quantum Of The Seas' New Thrills At Sea

(2) Comments | Posted April 16, 2013 | 2:27 PM

A mechanical arm with pod that lifts guests 300 feet above the water, skydiving, bumper cars, a circus school, and inside staterooms with virtual video balconies. These are just some of the cruise ship firsts that will be onboard Royal Caribbean's newest vessel Quantum of the Seas. Launching in November...

Read Post

Five Ways To Avoid Cruise Hell

(12) Comments | Posted April 9, 2013 | 2:06 PM

Plenty of things can go wrong on a cruise vacation. You could get seasick, or sleep through breakfast, or lose at blackjack, or puke over the rail, or god forbid be on a cruise ship that's lost power and drifting out to sea. Then there are the troubles that come...

Read Post

The Worst Place On A Cruise Ship

(24) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 6:16 AM

What's the worst place on a cruise ship? If you ask regular cruisers, they might tell you to avoid the cigar bar or the Lido Pool area. But for me, it's the art auction area.

Why? Quite frankly, I think art auctions are a misuse of space on cruise ships...

Read Post

'Dancing With The Stars' Rocks The Eurodam

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2013 | 3:01 PM

It's a moonlit night in San Juan and there's lots of shimmying, shouting and whooping it up on the Lido Deck of Holland America Line's Eurodam. This isn't your average port-of-call local folk dancing display, but glitz and glamour on the high seas as Holland America kicks off the first...

Read Post

Top Tips For Picking The Right Cruise Stateroom

(161) Comments | Posted October 1, 2012 | 7:30 AM

In the old days of cruising, you didn't ask much of your cabin. A bed, a head and a porthole would do. After all, you didn't expect to spend much time in it -- not unless you were seasick.

But cruising has changed.

Today's cruise ships are floating resorts, and...

Read Post

12 Ways To Keep Your Cruise Budget Afloat

(5) Comments | Posted September 20, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Cruising is one of the best vacation values going. The all-inclusive fare includes accommodations, meals and entertainment. But did you know that cruise lines get most of their revenue from the things passengers buy aboard ship? Yep. That's why they aggressively peddle their photos, spa services, art auctions, shore excursions,...

Read Post