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The Most High-Tech Cruise Ship Ever

George Hobica | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Here are a few of the technology innovations on RCCL's new Quantum of the Seas, the first of three ships in its class, and without a doubt the most technologically advanced ship afloat.

9 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Next Cruise

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

To help you avoid common blunders, like flying to your departure port on the same day your cruise embarks or neglecting to reserve shore excursions, we've come up with nine ways to ensure a gratifying vacation from start to finish.

One Of The Most Controversial Gay Films In History Is Now.. A Kid's Toy?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Have you ever wanted to give your child the gift of the infamous 1980's film "Cruising" in the form of an interactive toy? Well... you're in luck!...

What's New in Russia? St. Petersburg 2014

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I had the privilege of visiting Russia three times in 2014. Yes, in the midst of the Ukraine crisis, I was exploring Moscow and St. Petersburg as a tourist.

A Cruise for Non-Cruisers: Five Pleasant Surprises in Norway

Kimberley Lovato | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Kimberley Lovato

Last year I was walking with a friend along the water in my hometown of San Francisco and I stopped mid-conversation, gobsmacked to see a towering b...

7 Bucket List Sights You Didn't Know You Could Cruise To

Cruiseline.com | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

You can get to some of the world's most historic and significant places, including lots of UNESCO World Heritage sites, both in traditional cruise ports and through longer land-based extensions.

Luxury Travel Consultant -- The Best Job in the World?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.12.2014 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

The birth of the internet caused dislocations in many professions, but none so drastically as the world of travel. No longer did a travel advisor's knowledge of online booking systems offer job security.

Meet the Caribbean Island With Multiple Personalities

Cruiseline.com | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Not only can you enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at Sandy Lane, the country's most posh resort, but you can also jam with locals at Oistins, the popular street party/fish fry.

Why the Happiest Place on Earth is Actually Copenhagen

Cruiseline.com | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Regularly topping official global happiness surveys, this compact historic city of 1.2 million offers such an irresistible mix of cozy storybook charm and 21st-century cool, you too may want to move here ... immediately.

Cruises That Are Fun for the Young and Adventurous

Aly Walansky | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Aly Walansky

Traditionally, traveling as a single has its own bag of complications. While most cruise lines offer single occupancy booking, there is usually an added single supplement.

Top 10 Quick Tips for Caribbean Cruisers

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Feeling chilly on a Caribbean cruise? Trust me, it can happen. Once you get out into the open sea blustery nights are common even in Caribbean waters, and they'll put the kibosh on a romantic evening stroll on deck faster than a case of Norovirus.

7 Rookie Mistakes of First-Time Cruisers

Cruiseline.com | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Here are the top seven mistakes cruise newbies make and how to avoid them for smooth sailing, from the minute you walk up the gangway for the first time to the moment you disembark.

7 Great Caribbean Dishes

Cruiseline.com | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Street-side stands, like this one in St. Thomas, tend to cater to locals with casual, authentic fare. Photo by Ian Spanier / Aurora Photos Escape ...

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...

4 Celebrity Chef Restaurants in the Caribbean

Cruiseline.com | Posted 03.12.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

For food lovers who are willing to hop in a cab, there are actually great meals to be had at unforgettable restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs. Here is our chef-driven foodie bucket list for the Caribbean in 2014.

The One Cruise Line That Lets You Bring Fido

Cruiseline.com | Posted 02.02.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

For true animal lovers, the hardest part of traveling is leaving your four-legged friend behind.

5 Questions for Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

Cruiseline.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian brought his fine dining style to the open waters by launching a seafood restaurant aboard the Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian. We pressed him to tell us his favorite dish (and threw in some questions about travel).

The Amazing Adventure I Took With My Husband

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

As a spouse, it's important to remain open-minded when it comes to the ideas and suggestions posed by your partner. And so when my husband suggested we take a sailing course called 'Cruising,' I forced my face to assume a pleasant facade until he finished the pitch.

Cruise Better

Budget Travel | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

How do you choose the perfect cabin, make your own porthole, and never, ever get lost at sea? The winners of our World's Best Cruiser contest spill their time-tested cruising secrets.

The Global Glory Hole

Mark Simpson | Posted 11.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Simpson

While the general relevance of gay culture for gay people tends to recede as homophobia rapidly falls off and integration speeds up, it shouldn't be a surprise that the world of anonymous sex persists and in fact flourishes. Like camp, it's the slutty sensibility of a culture of (too much) choice.

How to Book a Family Cruise

Cruiseline.com | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

Family cruising is an easy way to vacation with your children, since it affords quality time together, as well as coveted time apart. A bonus is that family cruising provides your youngsters with hands-on learning as you explore worldwide ports together.

Crete: The New/Original Tuscany?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Outside the front door of our villa on the mountain was a fountain. Really just a spigot in a stone hearth bringing water up from the well, but the water from this Cretan well was the best I have ever tasted.

How To Not Gain Weight At Sea

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.18.2013 | Travel

Cruise ships are notorious for being all-you-can-eat binges that leave passengers feeling ship-like themselves. A poll published by the Daily Mail...

Top 5 Reasons to Cruise Europe (PHOTOS)

Billy Kolber | Posted 09.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Billy Kolber

There are still five all-gay (big- and small-gay) cruises to choose from this summer, offering a remarkable breadth of styles, ports and experiences. Every one of these cruises is reason enough to go, but If you've never tried a gay cruise, here are five more.

Discovering The French Countryside On A River Cruise

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Naysayers of escorted trips question whether travelers can have authentic experiences as part of a group. Au contraire, river cruise is one of the most enjoyable and economical ways to discover the French countryside.