Sherry Laskin

Sherry is editor and creator of 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.

Alaskan Dream Cruises Adds New Remote Ports for 2020

Alaska Dream Cruises has announced their 2020 itineraries for their newest 12-passenger ship, Kruzof Explorer.  This petit yet rugged expedition ship will offer cruises to some of Southeast Alaska’s rarely visited ports. In total, Alaskan Dream Cruises had added six of these remote ports to the Kruzof Explorer’s 2020 itineraries.  These ports are the communities […] Read more…

Holland America Copper River Salmon Delivery

Holland America Well-Stocked with Alaska King Salmon

The first running of Alaska’s Copper River King Salmon marks the beginning of salmon season in The Last Frontier.  And Holland America has ’em. Alaska’s first run of Copper River King Salmon is a really big deal Jetted from Alaska to Seattle, the season’s first batch of Copper River king salmon recently arrived into the […] Read more…

Norwegian Cruise Line cruise.

Cruise News Round-Up – Week Ending June 14, 2019

While I’ve been away cruising Alaska and checking out the state’s Interior, here’s what you might have missed  in last week’s cruise news.  From a devastatingly sad event for one family to a good conclusion for seven others, plus cruise ship refurbishment news and Summer Olympics cruise updates. Woman deemed lost at sea after going […] Read more…

Scenic River Cruise Ship Scenic Jade on

Five Favorite Scenic River Cruises in Europe

Introduction to Scenic River Cruises If you’re not familiar with Scenic River Cruises, it’s an all-inclusive, luxury European river cruise company.  Unlike most other river cruise lines, Scenic River Cruises is really an all-inclusive, luxury experience.  Included in the price of your cabin is airfare and transfers, food, beverages, gratuities and even your own private […] Read more…

Carnival Sunrise cruises from Norfolk

Carnival Sunrise Cruises from Norfolk Begin Inaugural Season

Carnival Sunrise cruises from Norfolk debuted last week from Decker Half Moon Cruise Center. This follows an extensive $200 million renovation that added a variety of food, beverage and entertainment innovations as well as stateroom upgrades, Carnival Sunrise inaugural season will offer four- to 14-day voyages to the Caribbean, Bermuda, Bahamas, the Panama Canal, New […] Read more…

Victory Cruise Lines Ocean Victory

State-of-the-Art Small Ship to Cruise Alaska in 2021

I’m not the only one heading north to Alaska lately.  Victory Cruise Lines has released new design details on their upcoming new ship Ocean Victory.  Under construction and set to launch in May 2021, the 200-passenger ship is designed for cruising Alaska. The ship will be equipped with 20 zodiacs and dozens of kayaks.  Guests […] Read more…

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