What to Do In Costa Maya Mexico Instead of an Expensive Shore Excursion

If you’re going to Costa Maya on your cruise, lucky you!  This port is one of my favorites in the…

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Viking Cruises Sweeps Cruise Critic Awards Again

Viking Cruises Sweeps Cruise Critic Awards Again

I wasn’t surprised when I learned that once again Viking Cruises took top honors in the 9th Annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’… View Post
Viking Lif River Ship Review and Photos

Viking Lif River Ship Review and Photos

European river cruises are, in my opinion, the best way to visit the heart of Europe.  Sure, I love cruise… View Post
Emeril Lagasse Restaurant to Open on Carnival Mardi Gras

Emeril Lagasse Restaurant to Open on Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line just announced that award-winning celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse will open his first-ever restaurant onboard Carnival’s newest ship,… View Post
Guide to Amtrak Sleeping Accommodations

Guide to Amtrak Sleeping Accommodations

As a committed non-flyer, Amtrak has played an important role for my travel experiences across America. For me to travel for a… View Post
‘Golden Girls’ Cruise Sails to the Caribbean in 2020

‘Golden Girls’ Cruise Sails to the Caribbean in 2020

If you were a fan of the Golden Girls during the 1980s – 90s, this might be the cruise for… View Post
Norwegian Joy Entertainment Cuts Footloose with New Production Show

Norwegian Joy Entertainment Cuts Footloose with New Production Show

Norwegian Cruise Line is known for bringing rousing Broadway musicals to the high seas.  And the new Norwegian Joy entertainment productions will… View Post
Four Northern Europe Cruise Ports You Don’t Want to Miss

Four Northern Europe Cruise Ports You Don’t Want to Miss

Northern Europe Cruise Ports This article is part three of my series on 11 Not-to-be-Missed Europe cruise ports.  Here we… View Post
“New” Navigator of the Seas Offers Cruises from Miami

“New” Navigator of the Seas Offers Cruises from Miami

Royal Caribbean‘s Navigator of the Seas, fresh from a $115 million “amplification” is now cruising from her year-round home at PortMiami. … View Post
Alaskan Dream Cruises Transforms a “Deadliest Catch” Boat into Expedition Boat

Alaskan Dream Cruises Transforms a “Deadliest Catch” Boat into Expedition Boat

Once a rough and tumble Bering Sea crab fishing boat, Alaskan Dream Cruises has breathed new life into this now… View Post
How to Survive Long Sea Days as a Solo Cruiser

How to Survive Long Sea Days as a Solo Cruiser

Large ships and long voyages have their own challenges. If you’re an easily bored solo cruiser, extended sea days without… View Post
Mosel River Overview in Germany’s Reisling Region

Mosel River Overview in Germany’s Reisling Region

The Mosel river could be considered petite by European river standards.  It is only 339 miles long. However, this meandering… View Post
Danube River Overview

Danube River Overview

If you’re not humming the melody to this Johann Strauss waltz by the end of your Danube river cruise, well,… View Post
Cruise Ship Room Service 2019 – Fee or Free?

Cruise Ship Room Service 2019 – Fee or Free?

I love to order room service on a cruise ship, especially breakfast.  For as long as I’ve been cruising, I’ve… View Post
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