Tag Archives: Cruises

How to Plan Multi Generational Cruises for Your Family

Trip planning

Multigenerational travel is quite the buzz word in tourism these days, but it’s really just a fancy term for getting the whole extended family together for a trip. That’s not to say that this is easy though. Planning our 12-person, 3-generation cruise to Bermuda was one of the most difficult projects I’ve ever undertaken (and […]

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November 12, 2012 by | 1 Comment

How to Choose the Right Cruise for You

Cruise desserts

The majority of people who go on a cruise and dislike it have fallen prey to the first mistake of booking a cruise: They chose the wrong cruise line and ship.

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October 29, 2012 by | 1 Comment

River Cruises in Europe

Danube river cruise

River cruises have rapidly grown in popularity over the past few years. For people who are avid cruisers it’s a way to see different cities they can’t visit via a traditional ocean cruise. However, the intimate and interactive nature of river cruising is now appealing to travelers who have never set foot on a cruise […]

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October 8, 2012 by | 3 Comments

Best Cruise Itineraries for Food and Wine Lovers

A cruise ship can be paradise for food and wine lovers; an assortment of food available 24 hours a day, lobster buffets, midnight pizza, wine cellars onboard and sommeliers often at beck and call. Food and travel typically go hand-in-hand, and a cruise makes it easy to combine the two onboard and in port. Exploring […]

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August 20, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Announcing Viator’s New Shore Excursions

Viator Shore Excursions

Cruise travelers know that if you want to see multiple destinations in a short amount of time – without the stress – cruises can be a great option. You simply unpack once and each day wake up in an exciting new port, without having to navigate foreign trains and airports, carry heavy luggage, or sacrifice […]

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April 2, 2012 by | Comments Off on Announcing Viator’s New Shore Excursions

[VIDEO] Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

Thames River cruise

Step aboard the spacious River Liner outside the Houses of Parliament (Westminster Pier) and sit back as the sights and splendour of London unfold round every bend of your journey on the Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise. Weave your way past the London Eye turning slowly and majestically, the Royal Festival Hall, […]

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March 16, 2012 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

5 Ways to Enjoy the Water in Hanoi, Vietnam

Junk Boat, Halong Bay, Vietnam

Certainly one of the most interesting places to visit in Southeast Asia, Hanoi has come a long way in preserving its colonial and Chinese influence since the 70’s. With a great many places to soak in culture, namely, the Ho Chi Minh Museum, the Presidential Palace, or the Museum of the Vietnamese Revolution, the country’s […]

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March 13, 2012 by | 3 Comments

[PHOTOS] Maui Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Somebody handed me a Mai Tai as soon as we sat down on the Maui Sunset Dinner Cruise. I think I could get used to this! Later I even succeed in convincing my darling to dance to “Easy Like Sunday Morning”. Yes, it’s all very easy. Our hotel had a shuttle that dropped us off […]

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January 5, 2012 by | Comments Off on [PHOTOS] Maui Sunset Dinner Cruise

Adventures in New Zealand & 2011 Rugby World Cup

Doubtful Sound Cruise

Every four years, the best rugby teams from around the world gather to have it out for the title of World Champion. The 2011 tournament started September 9 and stretches for six weeks in 12 stadiums across both the North and South Islands of New Zealand. Whether you’re a dedicated fan who will be touring […]

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September 12, 2011 by | 1 Comment

Out-of-the-Ordinary Peru: Ballestas Islands and the Nazca Lines

Cruising Ballesta Islands

How many tours take you past 1,000-pound sea creatures by boat in the morning and then flying above an ancient mystery in a small plane in the afternoon? A world away from Peru‘s iconic images of llamas and Inca ruins in the Andes are two very different attractions. One is a set of rocky islands […]

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August 29, 2011 by | 2 Comments