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.
Uncertainty often makes us hesitant, but when used as motivation, it can produce the most outstanding results. The most successful people I've come across have mental discipline, they harness uncertainty and embrace the possibility of failure. As Mike has shown, a lifetime of success far outweighs temporary discomfort.
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.
Your cruise ship cabin is your home away from home when you're at sea. But unlike your own bedroom, you can't tweak the space given to you by the cruise line if you find something lacking.
If you've ever watched (reruns of) The Love Boat, then you know that working on a cruise ship is about the best job ever. But what's it really like to work aboard a cruise ship? Do they put in crazy hours? Hit on passengers? We asked three cruise industry veterans for the dirty details about real life on the high seas.
Cruising has become so much more than a means of island hopping around the Caribbean. These days, you can enjoy world-class dining, spas, zip lines, a...
Today it is nearly impossible to go a whole hour without responding to a text, email, or checking social media on your cellphone. After starting this post I put my phone on silent and set it face down.
Whether it's your first time sailing or you're a veteran of the seas, cruises can be a bit tricky to figure out. After all, the biggest ships are like floating cities, filled with restaurants, bars, shows, spas, and other perks to enjoy on your journey.
Spring break cruises bring with them a unique set of conditions cruisers setting sail during this period should be prepared for.
A great vacation is all about balance: meeting interesting people, seeing new sights, engaging in different cultural activities, physical and mental stimulation and escape from routine. And, maybe, not falling off your bicycle.
Great last-minute deals are especially easy to find if you choose to sail during a slower travel time or hurricane season in the Caribbean. Not only do the base fares start off lower, but the cruise line may continue to drop prices in order to fill the ship as sailing dates get closer.
Just having completed my trip of the lower Mississippi -- New Orleans, Oak Alley, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge and Nottoway Plantation -- and returning to New Orleans, I had to write immediately about my trip.