Tag Archives: Shore Excursions

Top Mediterranean Shore Excursions

Gaudi in Barcelona

Cruises to the Mediterranean are much-loved cruise sailings for a multitude of reasons. First off, the countries that call the Mediterranean home are stunning in their beauty, with cobblestoned roads, white and terracotta colored houses, and luscious gardens and hills bordered by sea water in various shades of teal and turquoise. Secondly, the people who […]

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May 12, 2014 by | Comments Off on Top Mediterranean Shore Excursions

12 Worst Cruise Rip-Offs

(Photo: Kayaking Excursion via Pavel L Photo and Video/Shutterstock.com)

The cruise rip-offs come when you start buying the extras or conforming to the industry’s standard practices. That means if you’re careful and you avoid the many temptations thrown at you, you can avoid most rip-offs completely. Sadly, lots of people don’t want you to avoid the rip-offs, so diligence is the best defense. Here […]

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February 13, 2014 by | Comments Off on 12 Worst Cruise Rip-Offs

Cruises to the Middle East

View of Dubai from Burj al Arab

Many travelers wish to see the historic sites and experience the culture of the Middle East. However, for many, planning a trip to the Middle East seems daunting. That’s where cruising comes in. A cruise to the Middle East is an excellent way to experience many different cities and facets of this region of the […]

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August 7, 2013 by | Comments Off on Cruises to the Middle East

Cruising Alaska

Alaska is often considered to be America’s last frontier, with the state’s rugged mountains covering vast amounts of land, and much of it largely untouched by humans. Alaska is also home to glaciers and wide waterways, referred to as passages, bordering the thick brush of the mountains. It is these waterways that enable cruising to […]

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June 4, 2013 by | Comments Off on Cruising Alaska

Cruise International Awards: Vote for Viator Shore Excursions

Cruise Awards 2013

Cruise International magazine has listed its nominees for its annual Cruise Awards, and Viator Shore Excursions is up for Best Cruise Product or Service!

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May 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on Cruise International Awards: Vote for Viator Shore Excursions

Most Romantic Cruises

Uniworld cruise

Cruising has many components that cater to adventure, fun, families and group activities, and those things are what most people think of when cruising pops to mind. However, cruising can also be ideal for a romantic couple’s vacation if you book the right the itinerary and destination. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon or special milestone […]

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February 11, 2013 by | Comments Off on Most Romantic 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

Yukon Dog Sledding in Summer with a Champion Racer

If you find yourself up in the Yukon in summer, as many thousands of people do each year, be sure and visit the polar bear, the petting zoo, the café, and the dogs. Yukon dog sledding isn’t something you’ll never get a chance to do again in your life, but these dogs, this champion musher, […]

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June 27, 2012 by | 6 Comments

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