For a second, ours was a ship of intrepid travelers, of those who kept on going where they needed to go. Some made heroic thrusts of outstretched hands to stay in balance. Some held on to chairs or stools at the bar.
There are plenty of myths about cruising floating around the internet: they're full of old people, there's nothing to do, and so on. Most of them are fairly harmless and easily disproven, but if you're a true lover of cruising, nothing irks you more than the media shining its sensationalist spotlight on your favorite vacation.
A big thing I'd recommend to anyone considering a cruise, or really, before booking any type of vacation. Think about what you want and what you like. We like great food and drinks, a four-star experience, amazing service, visiting places we've never been and an environment where we'll feel comfortable bringing two children.
You can get married anywhere cruise ships sail, and the lines will be your personal wedding planners. - Photo by Norwegian Cruise Line ...
As the American economy continues to improve and the U.S. dollar reaches new heights, the cruise industry is experiencing positive effects.
Turquoise blue water, picture perfect sunsets, Dutch Caribbean architecture, landscapes that vary from lush green hills to barren desserts, and not to forget some of the best dive sites in the world - Bonaire is a dream destination for nature lovers.
Animal encounters are not the only memories you'll take home with you. The Galapagos Islands have a history to uncover and a stark volcanic landscape ringed with ice-white sand and lapped by chilly, brilliant blue water.
What is the most beautiful stretch of Mediterranean coastline? Many a fruitful evening can be spent debating this subject, preferably over a bottle of rosé as the sun dips into a cobalt sea.
Over 1.5 million children sail aboard cruise ships every year and there has been an alarming number of near drownings of children aboard cruise ships in the last few years.
Cruises are a fun and unique vacation experience, but they can also pose health risks if you aren't careful. Remember these 7 tips to keep yourself and your travel companions safe while cruising.
My husband and I have gone on four ocean cruises, and we recently returned from our first river cruise. We sailed through the South of France on the Viking Delling, indulging in some of the area's best dishes without even leaving the ship.
While many issues are impossible to predict, there are certain sailings where your odds of dealing with one of these problems are exponentially higher. We recommend using extreme caution when booking one of the following cruises, especially if it's your first time at sea.
Earlier this year, the American and Cuban governments sought to reestablish diplomatic ties, opening the floodgates for travel teases like nonstop flights and Airbnb accommodations.
For those travelers planning their next cruise vacation, it can be overwhelming picking between cabin types on a variety of cruise lines. Here are some tips to ensure your cruise will be smooth sailing.
In the world of cruising, there's a perpetual arms race between who has the biggest, baddest, most luxurious ship on the water. This one-upmanship goes for amenities, too.
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.