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5 Things I Discovered on My First Cruise

Karin E. Baker | Posted 10.11.2016 | Travel
Karin E. Baker

I never had much interest in going on a cruise, and I've noticed that that's a fairly common sentiment. If you fancy yourself the adventurous sort, or love delving into culture when you travel, it's easy to turn up your nose at the idea of spending your vacation time on a cruise.

Traveling the Turkish Islands by Sea (PHOTOS)

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

The most memorable moments were spent kayaking in the morning, taking a swim around the boat or stopping off on small beautiful islands as we made our way down to Bodrum.

Is Cruising Really Travel?

Rick Steves | Posted 12.26.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've built a career championing the beauties of experiencing Europe independently, and that's about as far from cruising as you can get. Or so I thought.

Britannia Rules the Waves on the Queen Elizabeth (PHOTOS)

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 11.07.2011 | Travel
Yvonne Yorke

The ship's elegant interiors feature rich wood paneling, sweeping staircases and Art Deco touches reflecting the original Queen Elizabeth.

Enjoying the Easy Life Poolside And Trying To Understand Cruises (VIDEO)

Rick Steves | Posted 11.29.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

When the sun's out, there are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself on deck. Just don't get lost below deck.

Rick Steves: Is Cruising Really Travel?

Rick Steves | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

I stand atop this floating city of fun playing putt-putt golf and scanning the horizon for Mallorca, wondering how I'll do: Will I enjoy the people, the food, the congestion as we spill into port?

Downsizing: The Pleasures of Cruising Small

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Anchored off the coast of Croatia, I felt like I was on a private yacht. Cool breezes were coming off the shimmering waters of the Adriatic Sea, the p...