Travel insurance saves vacationers hundreds of dollars

By Ashley Taylor MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Vacationers who have invested in travel insurance say it has saved them hundreds of dollars. “You never know what’s going to happen. You might change your mind, you might get sick, there might be a problem,” said Trisha Lewis. Lewis said she gets travel insurance whenever she goes on a trip. Lewis added, … Read more

Silversea jumps on smoking “ban” wagon

Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.A. Image courtesy of Cruises 101 Luxury line Silversea Cruises has joined other cruise lines including Princess, Carnival and Holland America Line by prohibiting smoking in cabins aboard their ships. Effective 1 January 2013, the move means that smoking will no longer be allowed at all in private passenger areas, with Silversea already prohibiting smoking on cabin balconies. The … Read more

Norwegian Cruise Lines Reveals New Dining & Entertainment Options for Norwegian Breakaway

Cruise Diva Linda Coffman Norwegian Cruise Line has been slowly revealing the fantastic enhancements for their next new ship Norwegian Breakaway and yesterday’s announcement was a big one. DINING SENSATIONS The line has engaged celebrity chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian to create and oversee a seafood concept to open May 2013 on the vessek. The restaurant, Ocean Blue by Geoffrey … Read more

Avid Cruiser & Son Cruising Crystal Serenity, Fit For A Teen?

The Avid Cruiser with Ralph Grizzle ralph.grizzle@gmail.com (Ralph Grizzle) My son and I leave Western North Carolina and our mountain bikes behind to travel to Turkey, where we will board the Crystal Serenity for a 12-day cruise from Istanbul to Monte Carlo. The journey doesn’t finish there for us, so stay tuned, as we spend a month traveling Europe. On … Read more