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
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
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
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
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
Packing Tips for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip

Packing Tips for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip

These Amtrak packing tips only need a little planning and careful packing. Imagine yourself all cozy in your little roomette or tad larger bedroom (… View Post
What to Do in Seven Favorite Canada Cruise Ports

What to Do in Seven Favorite Canada Cruise Ports

Here’s what to see, do and taste in seven of Canada’s most-visited cruise ports Cruises to Canada rank really high on my … View Post
7 Tips If You Plan to Book Your Own Shore Excursions

7 Tips If You Plan to Book Your Own Shore Excursions

Reserving your own shore excursions can be daunting… especially if it’s your first time. Whether it’s your first visit to a new … View Post
Seven Stateroom Locations You Want to Avoid

Seven Stateroom Locations You Want to Avoid

Someone’s gotta get a stateroom location near the disco, but why you? A quick read through cruise lines’ glossy brochures and flashy websites … View Post
First Cruise?  Here’s 10 Ways to Avoid First-Time Cruise Jitters

First Cruise? Here’s 10 Ways to Avoid First-Time Cruise Jitters

Advice for your first cruise. Or even the fiftieth. You’ve paid for your first cruise in full, bought a new swim suit and … View Post

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