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Just Cruisin’ Blog

Valletta, Malta

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Cruise, Destinations|

Valletta, Malta If you want to get away from big cities and take in some of the best views in the Mediterranean, your choice must be the historical city of Valletta in [...]

Ponte Vecchio, Florence

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Destinations|

Ponte Vecchio, Florence Florence in Italy is full of wondrous sights for the visitor but perhaps the most beautiful spot, especially of an evening, would have to be the “old bridge”, Ponte Vecchio. [...]

Ephesus

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: Attractions, Ocean Cruising|

An Open Air Museum Did you know that to see the largest collection of Roman ruins in the eastern Mediterranean you need to visit what was at one time referred to as Asia Minor? [...]

Romantic Venice

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Attractions, Destinations|

A Gondola Ride Something everyone should have on their bucket list: taking a gondola ride in Venice. Evidently most people must think this way, as today there are about 400 gondoliers plying the waters of [...]

The Alaska Cruise Tour

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Cruise, Destinations|

Alaska Cruise Tours So, you have decided to visit Alaska by cruise ship, one of the most popular itineraries of today. You’ve purchased your camera in anticipation for those breath-taking views, hoping to catch the [...]

A Wine Themed River Cruise

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: River Cruising|

When it comes to wine, this writer has a difficult time keeping his Merlots straight from his Zinfandels, and whether you should serve red wine with meat – or is it white with meat,and red [...]

Re positioning Cruises

By | August 25th, 2016|Categories: Advice, Ocean Cruising|

7 Top Reasons To Reposition Cruise Cruise lines have various itineraries that they offer throughout the year. What itinerary works for Alaska in the summer months obviously does not work in the dead of winter. So [...]

Just Cruisin July16th 2016

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Advice, Podcasts|

Larry's interview with John Wilson of Silversea 6 Star Luxury Cruises.  In Cruise news Oceania Cruises to visit Cuba. Larry's cruise deals of the week.  Do you have mobility issues? Larry details how to [...]

Escorted Cruises

By | June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Advice, Cruise|

Escorted Cruise Group Leader Escorted Cruises= Great Value If you are thinking an escorted cruise is anything like an escorted land tour, please think again. Escorted cruises give you the best of both [...]

Just Cruisin May 14th 2016

By | May 18th, 2016|Categories: Cruise, Podcasts|

Larry's fascinating interview with Wayne Justice, Port Commissioner for Port Canaveral. In cruise news: Congressman introduces bill to allow unrestricted access to Cuba, Royal Caribbean takes possession of Harmony of the Seas, Celebrity Millennium [...]

Just Cruisin Jan 16th Show

By | January 20th, 2016|Categories: Advice, Cruise, Podcasts|

Won the Powerball? Larry has the ultimate trip for you!  Our interview with Andy at Collette Tours lets go Canyon Country this year. Cruise trends we would like to see disappear.  Norwegian opens Harvest [...]

Just Cruisin Radio Jan 02 2016

By | January 6th, 2016|Categories: Podcasts|

Lynda & Larry are back from Hawaii with Hawaiian recipes.  A little bit of Port Canaveral history. Royal Caribbean cruise deals and an update on their drink packages.  Larry talks about inaugural cruise of [...]

Should I Buy Travel Insurance?

By | December 31st, 2015|Categories: Advice|

Should I Buy Travel Insurance? You have just decided on your vacation travel plans, consulted with your travel professional, and laid your credit card down for the deposits required to reserve your holiday plans. The subject [...]

Just Cruising Dec 12 Podcast

By | December 12th, 2015|Categories: Podcasts|

Lynda & Larry's first trip to Belize, Give the Gift of Cruising this Christmas, Attention Downton Abbey Fans, The benefits of Travelguard insurance. The Loveboat sails again 50 years of cruising by Princess Cruise [...]

Family Travel Now 3 Generations

By | November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Advice, Special Occasions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Multi Generational Travel Family life has changed drastically from what it was fifty years ago, even from that of ten years ago. Families are smaller, usually both parents work, and grandparents may be working longer [...]

A Magical Place in Ireland

By | August 31st, 2015|Categories: Attractions, Destinations, Ocean Cruising|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Blarney Castle There are probably few people in the western world who have not heard of the Blarney Stone. It has been for years a tourist pilgrimage for visitors to Ireland. They come in the [...]