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Astoria Characters: The Lawyer and the Singer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.08.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's music playing when Marc Gross opens the door. Cara Samantha, his wife, is sitting on the sofa. She's not singing, merely speaking softly, but her sultry voice relegates the famous one on the CD to deep background.

8 On-the-Go Food and Travel Tips

Margaret Marshall | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Margaret Marshall

Your vacation will remain more pleasurable when you enjoy your food without being stuffed. You'll sleep better, feel terrific, and be energetic and lively throughout the entire trip.

Cruise Ship Plays The White Stripe's 'Seven Nation Army' On Horns

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

What comes to mind when you think of a cruise ship? If you said The White Stripe's 'Seven Nation Army'... well, first off, what a very unlikely connec...

Luxury, Then and Now

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Victor Dorff

Thirty-five years ago, I enjoyed what I thought was the thrill of a lifetime when I flew the Concorde from London to the U.S. and made the trip in fou...

They Have No Idea What's Behind Them

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.04.2014 | Comedy

Do you ever get the feeling someone is right behind you? Maybe you keep seeing something out of the corner of your eye and can't shake the feeling you...

The Best Food Apps for Cruisers

Cruiseline.com | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Choosing a restaurant while in port shouldn't be a game of chance. Thankfully, there are plenty of apps to make finding your next bite a quick and painless process. Many of which are free!

Woman Reportedly Raped, Beaten & Strangled On Cruise Ship

Posted 02.19.2014 | Crime

A cruise ship worker has reportedly confessed to beating, raping and strangling a female passenger and then trying to throw her overboard, all because...

4 New Cruise Ships Sailing in 2014

Cruiseline.com | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to start planning our 2014 vacations. If sailing on a brand new cruise ship on the big blue sea&nb...

12 Worst Cruise Rip-offs

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Sadly, lots of people don't want you to avoid the rip-offs, so diligence is the best defense. Here are 12 cruise rip-offs to look out for.

No Smooth Sailing in Taking on the Cruise Industry

Marc Ross | Posted 03.09.2014 | Green
Marc Ross

Cruise ships may not be the only threat to our oceans and coastal communities, but they're low-hanging fruit. Defending the planet must take priority over upscale entertainment.

The Best Cruise for You

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While cross-comparing cruises, don't be too quick to dismiss a specific company based on its reputation.

Cooking at Sea! Employment of Cruise Line Chefs

Franco Lania | Posted 11.11.2013 | Taste
Franco Lania

For a number of years, I worked aboard cruise ships. I enjoyed visiting exciting ports of call, broadening my horizons and making lasting friendships, while honing my skills as a chef. I'm often asked by cooks, "How can I get a job on a cruise ship, and what it is like to work on one?"

Celebrate The Super Bowl On A Beer-Themed Boat

Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel

The Super Bowl is one of those classic go big or go home experiences, and if you're already shelling out the big bucks for tickets to the 2014 event, ...

Oceania Cruises' Marina Review

Cruiseline.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Oceania Cruises' Marina in Sydney - Photo by Oceania Cruises Line: Oceania Cruises Debuted: January 2011 Passengers: 1,258 passengers Routes: Aroun...

On the Trail of the Whales: All at Sea

Doreen Walton | Posted 10.26.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

Humpbacks sizes of buses frolic close by. The two-year-old spots a mother and baby orca jumping together, splashing silver from their black and white uniforms. Beautiful. Then, an adult orca comes straight for the boat.

Safety at Sea: What the Newest Cruise Ships Are Implementing

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Cruising has received a bit of a black eye lately and, with the recent highly-publicized events at sea, it's not surprising. The new Safe Return to Port requirement has been newly implemented in the hopes that these sorts of mishaps will be a thing of the past.

Secrets to a Seamless Embarkation

Cruiseline.com | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Boarding a ship can often be a tedious and drawn-out experience. Since hours of waiting in a terminal is not how you want to start your vacation, it's important to know what you can do to make embarkation go as smoothly as possible.

The Love Boat Sails Its Final Voyage

Reuters | Ayla Jean Yackley | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel

ISTANBUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The MS Pacific, a cruise ship made famous by its appearance in the popular U.S. 1970s television show "The Love Boat," h...

More Cruises To Puerto Rico After New Incentive

AP | Posted 08.01.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla has approved a package of incentives aimed at bringing more cruise ship passengers ...

9 Common Questions About Cruises

Cruiseline.com | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

First-time cruisers often have many preconceptions about sailing. You may fear that the food on all ships is terrible, that days spent onboard are a claustrophobic's worst nightmare, or that cruises are simply boring. Here are nine common questions.

Cruise Control: Giving Cruise Passengers the Safety and Protections They Need and Deserve

Sen. Jay Rockefeller | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Sen. Jay Rockefeller

Before someone purchases a cruise vacation, I think they should know the potential risks of this purchase. I believe consumers need to know the true number of crimes reported on cruise ships, the limited consumer protections that exist, and safety issues that the industry has been facing.

5 Sentenced In Cruise Ship Disaster

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

* First convictions in cruise disaster trial * Victims of accident say sentences too light * Lawyers could ask appeals c...

Woman Removed From Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Ship Seeking Medical Attention

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a 59-year-old woman has been taken from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast to a Virgin...

Luxury Cruises At Their Finest

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

On most cruise ships, your accommodations, standard meals, entertainment, and daytime activities are included in your fare. Then the nickel-and-diming...

Is This the Best Docking Spot Ever?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Traveling by cruise ship is not always our favorite way to explore new places. Nothing against the food, flair, and fun onboard, it's just that when i...