It’s time to start thinking of that perfect vacation, where you can turn off your phone, forget about your email and relax in that perfect deck chair by the pool. If your heart is set on a great cruise vacation, what’s your first step? (more…)
What could be more romantic than exchanging wedding vows as the sun goes down over the brilliant Caribbean Sea? You stand barefoot in the soft sand, warm breezes gently rustling your gown, with the sound of the waves lapping the beach, and the love of your life holding your hand and promising you forever. (more…)
I had the opportunity this week of reading Michael Webb’s ebook How To Lose Weight While Eating Like Royalty On a Cruise. That’s a pretty bold claim; so does he deliver the goods? (more…)
While a cruise on the open ocean can be the perfect vacation, often the best part of your trip can be the adventures you have on land.
From swimming with dolphins in Cozumel to kayaking in Ketchikan, shore excursions can be the most memorable part of any cruise. But high costs, a dizzying array of choices, and high-pressure sales can take all the fun out of choosing the perfect shore excursions.
The idea of vacation is to maximize the fun, and minimize the expense and the stress, so here are some tips to take the hassle, and the cost, out of making the most of your vacation. (more…)
Every trip, we all say it. We’re not going to over pack this time. But, good packing is an art form, and if you’re new to cruising, you may have a lot of questions about what to bring.
So here is some practical advice on what you need, what you may want, and what you should leave behind.
Luggage: You will have to store it in your room. So, if you’re a family of four, each bringing two hard-shell bags large enough to serve as emergency rafts, (more…)