Sherry Laskin

Sherry is editor and creator of CruiseMaven.com. With a focus on cruises and trains, she's an avid proponent of solo and slow travel. Her mission is to entertain, inspire and encourage readers to experience the joys of ocean cruises, river cruises and train travel.

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Cunard Introduces New Spa and Wellness Concept

Cunard Introduces New Spa and Wellness Concept

Along with its longtime partner, Canyon Ranch, Cunard is introducing the Mareel Wellness & Beauty spa experience. Luxury cruise line Cunard announced that Mareel … View Post
Alaska Railroad is Back on Track After Earthquake

Alaska Railroad is Back on Track After Earthquake

Alaskans pitch in to get the train up and running The Alaska Railroad has restored all regularly scheduled freight and passenger services as of … View Post
Viking Sweeps Five Top Editors’ Picks Awards

Viking Sweeps Five Top Editors’ Picks Awards

The 2018 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards top honors goes to Viking for luxury ocean and river categories.  This is the second consecutive year that&… View Post
Carnival Mardi Gras is the Name of Their New Ship

Carnival Mardi Gras is the Name of Their New Ship

Carnival Cruise Line has just announced the name for their newest ship – Carnival Mardi Gras.  It’s a name that I clearly remember … View Post
Regent Seven Seas Adds Dinner Under the Stars

Regent Seven Seas Adds Dinner Under the Stars

Sunset Dinner at the Pool Grill Guests aboard all four Regent Seven Seas ships can now dine under the stars, in the open air … View Post
Hurtigruten Expedition Cruises Heads to Alaska

Hurtigruten Expedition Cruises Heads to Alaska

If Hurtigruten isn’t yet a household name to you, that’s probably because it’s a Norwegian cruise line.  Since 1893, Hurtigruten’s fleet … View Post
Carnival Legend Cruises to Europe in 2020

Carnival Legend Cruises to Europe in 2020

After two-plus years’ absence, Carnival just announced that the 2,124-passenger Carnival Legend will spend the summer and fall seasons of 2020 cruising in Europe. It’… View Post
Celebrity Edge Review Highlights in Photos

Celebrity Edge Review Highlights in Photos

Celebrity Edge cruise ship review From the cruise line that coined the phrase “Modern Luxury” over a decade ago, Celebrity Edge is one amazing … View Post
9 Best Tips for Your First Solo Cruise

9 Best Tips for Your First Solo Cruise

You can find dozens of articles online written by people who have completed their first solo cruise.  I enjoy their stories, but one solo … View Post
Nieuw Statendam Officially Joins Holland America Fleet

Nieuw Statendam Officially Joins Holland America Fleet

Nieuw Statendam becomes Holland America’s 15th ship and second ship in the line’s Pinnacle Class design. The sixth Holland America ship to … View Post
Virgin Voyages Cruise Terminal PortMiami Revealed

Virgin Voyages Cruise Terminal PortMiami Revealed

Virgin Voyages to open their Palm Grove cruise terminal in 2021. Sir Richard Branson and Miami-Dade officials announced plans to build a 100,000-sq. ft. Virgin&… View Post
How to Get to Paradise Island from Nassau Cruise Port

How to Get to Paradise Island from Nassau Cruise Port

Easy step by step directions to get to Paradise island. Cruise ship shore excursions offer pricey packages to Atlantis for its 141-acre Aquaventure water … View Post
Princess Cruises Unveils Alaska Cruises for 2020

Princess Cruises Unveils Alaska Cruises for 2020

With 2019 right around the corner, it’s that time when cruise lines announce their 2020 itineraries.  Princess Cruises is no exception. A leader in Alaska&… View Post
17 Important Travel Tips for Your First Cruise to Cuba

17 Important Travel Tips for Your First Cruise to Cuba

What the cruise lines don’t always tell you. I don’t feel that old, but I’ve waited nearly 40 years for this to … View Post
Queen Mary 2  Britannia Main Dining Room Review and Advice

Queen Mary 2 Britannia Main Dining Room Review and Advice

Dining aboard Queen Mary 2 There’s sort of a rule of thumb when it comes to fixed dining times. Families and older folks tend … View Post
Celebrity Edge at Home in Fort Lauderdale

Celebrity Edge at Home in Fort Lauderdale

Celebrity Edge arrives from Europe to its new home in Fort Lauderdale. Yesterday, November 19, 2018, marked the date that the new Celebrity Edge was… View Post
29 Best Tips for Taking an Amtrak Overnight Train

29 Best Tips for Taking an Amtrak Overnight Train

Make the most of your next Amtrak overnight train trip. Not everyone can afford to spend their train journey in a private sleeping compartment. … View Post
My Journey to Utah Beach Aboard Viking Rolf

My Journey to Utah Beach Aboard Viking Rolf

Viking River Cruises to the Normandy Beaches My connection with this Viking River Seine river cruise itinerary, from Paris to Normandie Beaches, goes way … View Post
Amtrak Etiquette and Advice for Coach Passengers

Amtrak Etiquette and Advice for Coach Passengers

With others seated around you, it’s important to be a good neighbor. For short journeys or budget-conscious travelers, coach is your least expensive … View Post
Best Cruise Lines 2019 – U.S. News & World Report

Best Cruise Lines 2019 – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has just released their findings for the Best Cruise Lines for 2019.  In total, they evaluated 169 cruise ships in&… View Post

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