Category: Travel Tips

Top-of-the-line luxury cruise ship sales the high seas »

By Mike Kelly The Seven Seas Explorer will ply the Mediterranean until late this year, when it will begin sailing out of Miami. MONTE CARLO, Monaco — It takes a bit of nerve to brag that something of yours is the best, the richest, the biggest, or any other superlative that might come to mind. But […]

What’s Your Free Cruise Perk Really Worth? »

While the value of other deals might be higher in terms of dollars and cents, onboard credit has no strings attached. If you’re looking for a pure freebie, with the flexibility to use it however you’d like, this is a surefire pick.

Cruising 101: Choosing an Ocean Cruise Line »

There are four main categories of cruise line quality increasing in cost in order of standard ones, premium ones, upscale ones and luxury ones, and in each category, there are a number of different lifestyles to be expected onboard each individual line.

10 Reasons Why I Can’t Stop Cruising »

Cruise Fever — by Ben Souza It only took one cruise, a four night voyage on the Norwegian Sky to the Bahamas, for me to fall in love with cruising.  I enjoyed it so much, I was home less than than 48 hours and I had already booked my 2nd cruise. What do I love about taking a […]

Why Cruising is Statistically the Safest Form of Travel »

In 2016, the cruise industry will carry an estimated 23 million passengers, and they are in very good hands statistically, even safer than on commercial flights, which are widely known as a secure form of travel.

6 Reasons You Must Have Your Wedding in the Caribbean »

Celebrating your wedding in the Caribbean is a novel option and at the same time something quite personal. The sea and a touch of wilderness are now very chic,

9 Cruise Packing Hacks That Will Revolutionize the Way You Travel »

Going on a cruise requires so many types of clothing: daywear, formalwear, swimwear and even gymwear if you’re inclined to work out. Keeping all of that sorted can be a nightmare.

Heading abroad? Leave your regular card at home »

Cards designed for foreign use are just that – they know you’ll be using them abroad, so they don’t charge you any extra for it. You won’t find any additional fees levied when you make purchases or withdraw cash (and if you do, they’ll be far less than average), which could prove to be far more cost-effective.

What Not to Do on a Cruise Ship Pool Deck »

Several hours spent lying in the sun, plus no sunblock (or no re-application of sunscreen), equals one very bad sunburn that could ruin your vacation.

15 Best Cruise Ship Alternative Restaurants »

Cruise ships are continually upping the ante with specialty restaurants that feature international dishes, celebrity chefs, intimate venues, innovative menus and all-round delicious food.