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8 Epic and Amazing 2017 Travel Adventures

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.23.2016 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Been there. Done that. What's Next? Getting a kick taking an adventure used to be easy: chill in the geothermal pools of Iceland, snorkeling with je...

This Obscenely Fancy Mega-Yacht Comes With Its Own Private 'Beach'

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.23.2016 | Travel

We’re always looking for affordable ways to take a break, even on the high seas. But hey, it never hurts to dream about life on a 590-foot mega-yach...

Weight Loss is More Than Counting Calories and New Recipes

Margaret Marshall | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Pacific Princess-July 2016-Margaret Marshall My husband and I just completed a fourteen-day cruise on board The Pacific Princess, where I presented a...

This Massive Cruise Ship Is Like A Giant Amusement Park For Adults

HuffPost Italy | Sara Elkamel | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel

Allure of the Seas, formerly the largest cruise ship in the word, is like a giant amusement park for adults. With the capacity to host 6,300 passenger...

Top 10 Crazy Cruise Tips For Baby Boomers #7

Jay Lickus | Posted 06.26.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Today, we continue sailing along (Hey, another cruise pun) through my crazy cruise tips to make not only your next luxury cruise more enjoyable but your entire life as well. Quite a lofty goal, huh?


Jay Lickus | Posted 06.22.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, It's midweek and it's probably a good bet you already have the weekend in your sights. With that in mind, today's crazy cruise tip #8 ...

Top 10 Crazy Cruise Tips For Baby Boomers #6

Jay Lickus | Posted 06.22.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, As we have moved through the first 5 of my "crazy" cruise tips we have developed a few "battle cries" to shout while we live the vacat...


Jay Lickus | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, OK, folks, we are at the halfway point of my list of Crazy Cruise Tips to help you, the most interesting Baby Boomer in the world, ensu...


Jay Lickus | Posted 06.09.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, Let's jump back into the wild and wacky world of festive furloughs with my 4th tip on making the most of your luxury cruise vacations. ...


Jay Lickus | Posted 06.07.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, ​Yesterday we talked about staying to the right when traveling because staying to the right is the right thing to do. I know you can...

30 Cruise Secrets Only Insiders Know

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.03.2016 | Travel

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist About 24 million people are expected to take a cruise in 2016, according to Cruise Lines International Association...

The Dangers of Pre-Paid Beverage Plans on Cruise Ships

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 12.01.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

As an attorney who regularly sues cruise ships owned by Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Norwegian, MSC, Disney, Princess, Holland America and ma...

Pitbull to Christen Norwegian Cruise Line's Newest and Biggest Cruise Ship Yet

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 10.30.2016 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

Norwegian Cruise, the third largest cruise line, is intent on giving market leaders Carnival and Royal Caribbean a run for the competitive market share of passenger money by adding the newest cruise ship in the world to its 14-vessel fleet.

Astoria Characters: The Song and Sales Man

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.14.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Steven Shane Wolhar is trying to drink his morning coffee, but every time he's about to take a sip, his cellphone interrupts. A client calls; a client texts; another one or two or three email.

18 Cruise Hacks

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 09.14.2016 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Always pack a shawl or pashmina. Most restaurants and theaters on ships are air-conditioned and those venues can get chilly in the evenings. Shawls take up minimal space or weight in your suitcase and add a touch of elegance and color to evening outfits.

Winter Cruising the Blues Away

Suzanne Fluhr | Posted 09.06.2016 | Travel
Suzanne Fluhr

Now that Labor Day is in the record books, it's time to plan for winter survival if you live above about 39 degrees latitude in the northern hemisphere like I do as a denizen of Philadelphia. Every year, my Seasonal Affective Disorder seems worse. By February, I am wallowing in despair. I have learned that I need to preemptively plan a trip to somewhere warm. One option is a cruise.

30 Injured, Hundreds Trapped In Canadian Cruise Ship Crash

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.19.2015 | Crime

A cruise ship crashed into a wall in a lock on the St. Lawrence Seaway in upstate New York Thursday night, injuring 30 people on the ship and blowing ...

Confessions Of A Cruise Ship Butler

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We've always been impressed by the service on Crystal Cruises' pair of luxury ships. So, we wondered, what goes on behind the scenes to make it happen? We caught up with Executive Vice President Thomas Mazloum to find out.

Cruising The Mississippi River On An American Queen

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

During the last four decades I have been able to travel on many of the great oceans and iconic rivers on six continents. The ships have been both large and small, some accommodating up to 2,000 passengers.

Man Overboard! Cruise Ship Passengers Lost at Sea

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

Every cruise ship passenger's worst nightmare is the fear of falling or being pushed overboard. While the cruise industry likes to downplay the frequency of these events -- as well as their ability to prevent them.


Stanley Ely | Posted 01.17.2015 | Arts
Stanley Ely

The three make a trip of atypical opera themes, but no new opera brought the Met as much controversy as Klinghoffer.

This Cruise Ship Makes It Impossible To Unplug

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.29.2014 | Travel

Boarding Quantum of the Seas is like stepping into the next eon. Royal Caribbean's newest cruise vessel, deemed "the world's most futuristic ship,"...

Cruise Balcony No-No's: Battle of the Butts

Diana Fasanella | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Diana Fasanella

What is it that turns some very normal people into nitwits when they board a cruise ship? Could it be the excessive caloric intake or free-flowing alcohol that warps their sea-going brains?

5 Must-Sees in Skagway, Alaska

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

In 1897, over 100,000 would-be-miners and dreamers traveled from all over the world and stampeded into Alaska on their way to the Klondike Valley to find their riches during the Klondike Gold Rush. Many of those prospectors came through Skagway, Alaska.

5 Things Not to Do on Your First Cruise

Cruise Critic | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Cruise Critic

So my first cruise -- a weeklong Bermuda cruise sailing on Norwegian Dawn -- wasn't perfect (credit the rain, a couple lackluster shows and several canceled activities), but it was pretty great.