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Three Ways to Navigate Hurricane Season on a Cruise

October 25, 2012 | Roger

Cruising in the late summer and fall can be a fantastic deal. Part of that reason is because the weather doesn’t always cooperate – it is hurricane season after all. But the truth is that when a storm isn’t in your area, the weather is fabulous and the ports of call are as vibrant as they are at any other time of the year. However, there are some things that you can do to minimize the impact of a storm on your travel plans – even without changing your schedule. We’ve put together a list of three things that anyone can do to ensure the best possible experience for a cruise. Read more...

24 Hours: Getting the most out of a day in London

October 24, 2012 | Roger

This is the start of an irregular series on our blog where we will take a fantastic port of call and get the most out of a short stay in an amazing city. We’re starting with London.

Let’s be honest. There’s no way to even scratch the surface of what London has to offer in just 24 hours. With literally thousands of years of history around every corner, and some of the most exciting cultural experiences in the world an arm’s reach away, a city like this could take weeks to get a good sense of. But even with just one day, a taste of what makes London so amazing is still possible. Here’s our custom 24 hour itinerary for London. Read more...

Holland America Line: Where the Food Matters

October 23, 2012 | Roger

These days, it is sort of a given that Holland America Line has some of the best food at sea for the larger mass-market cruise lines. The buffet tends to be out of control good, the main dining rooms provide excellent food on a regular basis, and the Pinnacle Grill set an industry standard for fine dining at sea.  But this commitment to good eats isn’t limited to mealtime on Holland America Line ships. Read more...

Oceania Riviera: A Love Affair with Food

October 19, 2012 | Roger

One of the things everyone talks about after their cruise is how good the food is. Oceania Cruises has a love affair with their food, and it shows. From Executive Chef Jacques Pepin on down, the cruise line really places an emphasis on quality and attention to detail, especially when it comes to meantime. And Oceania’s newest ship, the Riviera, really places a huge emphasis on it with ten different dining venues aboard this small ship. Read more...

Reflections on the Celebrity Reflection

October 16, 2012 | Roger

The Celebrity Reflection hits the seas this week on its inaugural passenger voyages. It does a short schedule in Europe before crossing the Atlantic down to Florida in December. New features on Celebrity’s latest and greatest include art classes on the Lawn Club from Art Center South Florida, the addition of Aqua Class suites and a unique to Celebrity spa which includes a hammam, sensory showers and an infrared sauna. Guests can even book their own private cabana space on the lawn with the addition of the Alcoves. Read more...

Learning the Ropes on the Carnival Breeze

October 13, 2012 | Roger

With every new ship, there’s always something brand new to cruising. And Carnival’s latest ships, this is no exception. Starting with the Carnival Magic and continuing on to the Breeze and the Sunshine over the next few months, Carnival is introducing the Sportsquare area – which is exactly what it sounds like. Read more...

Sneak Peek at the Norwegian Breakaway

October 12, 2012 | Roger

The Norwegian Breakaway is getting ready to set sail out of New York City in the Spring of 2013, and like other Norwegian Cruise Line ships, the Breakaway will not disappoint when it comes to entertainment. With all the different options onboard, including Second City comedy, Cirque du Soleil, an authentic blues bar, dueling piano bars, and two different Broadway shows on every sailing, this truly will be an entertainment district. Read more...

Inside a Royal Caribbean Revitalization

October 10, 2012 | Roger

Royal Caribbean is in the process of making every single ship as attractive as the latest and greatest to come fresh out of the shipyard. The Grandeur of the Seas, one of the older and smaller of the large fleet of ships just went through a pretty major revitalization this year, adding some amazing new features including some Cirque du Soleil type theatrics in the Centrum area of the ship. Read more...

Three Surprises for the First Time Alaska Cruiser

October 10, 2012 | Roger

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Alaska has become one of the most popular summer destinations for cruise vacations, especially for families. As more and more people are getting a chance to see the Glaciers and the hidden history of the America’s northernmost state, there are always hidden surprises. Some of them are worth waiting for, and some of them would have been a lot easier to handle with some advance notice. Here are three surprises for the first time Alaska cruiser that are worth knowing before heading to the pier. Read more...

Six Simple Reasons Autumn is a Great Time to Take a Cruise Vacation

October 10, 2012 | Ross
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Considering a cruise? The Fall is a great time to take a cruise vacation for many reasons, but we’ve got six simple reasons to consider booking an Autumn cruise.