The first thing you should probably know about Dun Laoghaire, if you are a visitor, is how to pronounce the name of this seaside town, situated about 12 kilometers and a short train ride, from Dublin. Our taxi driver ...
Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment. It is the perfect place to propose, get married, renew vows or enjoy an unforgettable honeymoon.
One activity most travelers engage in when visiting other countries is shop. Even the tourist with the most antipathy to shopping can’t resist a token item to remind them of their journey. And at the opposite end of ...
Lynda and I just returned from a short introductory cruise aboard the amazing Celebrity Cruise Lines' newest ship: The Edge. This ship is going to revolutionize cruising. Enjoy these photos we took. [...]
Halong Bay is one of those world landmarks that are readily recognizable by people all over the world. It is easy to see how this body of water off the country of Vietnam became one of UNESO’s World Heritage sites.
Are you an avid ocean cruiser but have yet to try out a European river cruise? It is probably not too much of an exaggeration to say that river cruising is about as different from ocean cruising as an all inclusive resort is different to an ocean cruise ship.
Here are some interesting facts about one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Europe – the little postage stamp country of Montenegro. This small country is hugged on three sides by Croatia, Serbia, Albania and ...
Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment. It is the perfect place to ...
Many loyal followers of cruise lines have the opportunity these days of “stepping up” to luxury but still cruising on their favorite ships with the concept of an exclusive area or "ship within a ship". Cruisers are familiar with the difference
A great deal of attention to planning of one’s ocean cruise vacation often goes to the port days – the excursion(s) or not, and if so, which ones, the clothes and items to pack, and so on. Dining options are often way down the list.
While Valletta in Malta is a spectacular tourist destination and popular cruise port in the Mediterranean, do not hesitate to venture further inland in your exploration of this tiny island. One town you should not miss is the walled city of Mdina.
All the “popular” cruise itineraries visit the most “popular” ports of call. It is a question of the hen versus the egg – which came first. Are the more popular ports the result of the popular itineraries? Partially, yes. That is why you see ...
Maui, one island in the archipelago of the six main Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean, is a favorite tourist destination. What makes this small island of little over seven hundred square miles and relatively low population such a star stand-out among the many paradise getaways available for the vacationer?
Cruisers are usually confronted with the question of whether they should purchase excursions to complete their days in port . Generally, there are these different mindsets when it comes to excursions:...
Oceania Cruises with Jill Hanlon | Plus Cruise News & Deals Jill Hanlon from Oceania Cruises joins Larry to discuss the new itineraries, Olife Choice promotions, cuisine and Alaska Cruises provided by [...]
Travel Insurance Tips | Hawaiian Christmas & Wave Season Deals Lynda joins Larry on the show today for their annual Hawaiian Christmas show. Everything you wanted to know about Travel Insurance, but [...]
Cruising in the USA! Larry details American Cruise Lines plus others that cruise right here at home. What are the advantages over an American river cruise versus a European river cruise. Continuing with our [...]
Larry updates on the Caribbean cruise ports. In cruise news Victory Cruise Lines debuts. Conde Naste reveals best large cruiseline for 2017, cruise lines not returning to Turkey for 2018. Even Larry has a [...]
Larry updates listeners on the latest news from the Caribbean. Selfies are coming to speed up the boarding process. Ships to run on liquid hydrogen. Larry details the new cruise ships set to launch [...]
Larry details their recent train trip through the Canadian Rockies. In cruise news, cruise ships to the rescue in the Caribbean, where you can support the relief effort and more.. Is tourism over [...]
Larry takes us on a trip to Alaska aboard Celebrity Millennium. In cruise news Royal Caribbean posts record results for the quarter. Norwegian Sun open for bookings to Cuba. Looks like the Chinese [...]
Larry interviews Jennifer Reynolds of CIE Tours about all things Ireland. In cruise news; Norwegian announces 4 day cruises to Cuba from Port Canaveral and the best part "Open Bar", Royal Caribbean tweaks [...]
Happy Independence Day! In this special episode Larry details all the nuanaces of a river cruising. Travel the Legendary Danube with AmaWaterways. In cruise news; Celebrity Edge reveals the Eden, Three Coins in [...]
Larry introduces Celebrity Cruise's newest class of ships the Edge. Do you need a passport to cruise? Larry provided passports 101. Five reasons to have travel insurance something to think about. In cruise news; [...]
Larry details his and Lyndas recent cruise tour in Hawaii on Norwegian's Pride of America. In cruise news; will President Trump's new regulations affect cruises to Cuba? Royal Caribbeans new non refundable cruise fares [...]
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 Malta. First of all, the population here is less than seven thousand making the city just a big town in disguise.
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. [...]
Larry interviews Pam Scott of Uniworld Boutiques River Cruise Collection. Learn about the Uniworld luxury river cruise experience. Larry and Lynda are aboard Oasis of the Seas this week for a fund raising [...]
Larry takes the mystery out of cruise drink packages. Are the worth it? It depends, Larry has all the details. Ama Waterways announces the christening of their newest ship Ama Kristina. In travel [...]
Larry interviews Monique Ross of Crystal Travel about Crystal Cruises luxury ocean and river cruises. Monique explains how stepping up luxury cruising may actually save you money. In cruise news Norwegian experimenting with [...]
Would you spend 1.5 billion on a reno? Larry has details. In other cruise news Allianz survey of travelers lists river cruising as the most preferred type of cruise vacation, check out the reasons [...]
Larry reviews cruise line credit cards and point systems. Are they worth it? Internet at sea what does it cost to stay connected? Spacex comes to Port Canaveral, Larry interviews Wayne Justice CEO [...]
Have you ever thought of sailing on a tall ship? Larry interviews Melissa Nessenson of Windstar Cruises. In cruise news, a sad day Royal Caribbean introduces charges for room service! Celebrity Cruises debuts [...]
In cruise news, new ship launches from Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises. Royal Caribbean announces sail dates for the newest Oasis class ship, Symphony of the Seas. Stay tuned to this blog for [...]
Celebrity Cruises, the company that brought you modern luxury cruising, has done it again. Introducing a revolutionary new ship that’s poised to change the way you experience the world—and a new class [...]
What's new at Holland America? Larry interviews Laurie Taylor B.D.Manager for Holland America, brand new entertainment, culinary experiences and Oprah! The Cruise Critic annual survey is in, Larry reviews the results. In cruise [...]
Larry interviews Diane Curchy Horan, BDM for AmaWaterways river cruises. In cruise news, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian begin makng stops in Cuba. Have you ever thought about a barge cruise? Do you know [...]
Larry interviews Viking River & Ocean Cruise's Rob Huffman. Rob details the new Viking Ocean cruises division plus the latest roll outs from the worlds largest river cruise line. In cruise news Norwegian [...]
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 [...]
Larry interviews Gabriel Rodriquez, DSM for Celebrity Cruises. Whats new with Celebrity Cruises, Free Perks and Equinox to sail the Caribbean year round. Attention Star Wars fans, Disney Cruise Line takes Star Wars [...]
The Canadian Rockies by train. Wow what a vacation Larry interviews Andrew Baldini of Collette Tours about this tour and other Collette vacations. It's Wave Season! Did you know Cruise Holidays had it's [...]
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 [...]
Larry and Lynda's annual Hawaiian Christmas Special. Unique Hawaiian Christmas music from the Islands. Lots of Hawaiian history. "The Night Before Christmas Cruise Style" Travel trends for 2017. In cruise news Celebrity Cruises to [...]
Larry discusses your health at sea. Amawaterways announces a new ship and India itineraries for 2018. Complimentary happy hours coming to a river cruise line near you soon. Join Larry and Lynda for [...]
Larry and Linda are aboard the Norwegian Epic this week. Larry's favorite restaurants aboard Royal Caribbean ships. River cruising 101, when to book, what to expect, stateroom sizes and more... Larry's tips for [...]
Larry and Lynda welcome Oasis of the Seas to Port Canaveral. Port Canaveral rapidly becoming the major cruise port for North America. In cruise news Norwegian Epic comes to Port Canaveral and Norwegian [...]
Larry gives a class in US passports 101, everything you need to know. In cruise news Oasis of the Seas home ports in Port Canaveral. Royal Caribbean reports increased profits and increased business [...]
Will you be one of the elite group of 9 million people that used the services of a professional travel agent? Larry details the advantages, especially when planning a trip to far off destinations [...]
Larry interviews Tom Muldoon, business development manager for MSC Cruises. Highlights; MSC is forth largest cruise line, has the youngest fleet and is planing major expansion in the American market. October is Plan [...]
Larry interviews Ann Sweeney owner of Knit and Stitch Boutique about the upcoming Knit and Stitch 2017 Theme Cruise. Cruise Holidays of Viera announces partnership with Autism on the Seas. In cruise news; [...]
Larry updates us on the affects of hurricane Matthew and what cruise ships do in the event of hurricanes. Which cruise line fits your lifestyle? Larry explains the five categories of cruise lines. [...]
Larry interviews Enzo and Sue Ardovini, tour operators for Italia Gastronomic 12 day tour. Learn how the experience the real Italy. In cruise news Princess sails for Iceland, Alaska to have record year [...]
Larry's interview with Cruise Hall of Fame inductee Mark Comfort. Cruise scams to avoid. Cruise review trends whats new! Cruise tips to avoid the getting in trouble away. In cruise news more ships [...]
Larry and Lynda detail their AmaWaterways cruise to Vietnam & Cambodia. Larry's cruise deals of the week. In Cruise news; Norwegian to provide ferry service in Bermuda, Great Stirrup Cay private island to [...]
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 [...]
Larry details their tour of Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas. This week in cruise trends. Looking for a Caribbean deal? Celebrity Cruises brings the Equinox to the Caribbean for all of 2017 with [...]
The results of Travel & Leisure annual survey are in, some surprises along with Larry's personal picks. The Hawaiian spirit according to Larry. Upcoming trends: Celebrity Cruises redeploys the Equinox from Europe to the [...]
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 [...]
Larry's July 4th weekend broadcast. In cruise news: How not to get a free cruise! Update on Istanbul tragedy cruise lines not visiting Turkey. New Panama Canal opens. Larry details precautions taken by 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 [...]
Bordeaux, France One of the many enjoyments travellers have when experiencing a new country is visiting the historic buildings in the area. Most of the time, these are cathedrals or castles. If you could take [...]
Larry previews his upcoming Hawaii Cruise Tour. In cruise news; Holland America announces new ship ms Nieuw Statendam. Larry details the history of Holland America and names. Richard Branson announces Virgin Cruises. Coming soon [...]
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 [...]
More updates about cruising to Cuba! Cruise news and deals of the week. Real high speed internet comes to the cruise ships, Larry details Royal Caribbean's VOOM service and more. Another new ship for [...]
Larry updates us on Port Canaveral. In cruise news, Crystal Cruises announces free business class air. No Cuban expats to be allowed to cruise to Cuba, Carnival getting sued! Shock! Delta Airlines does away [...]
Larry interviews Lionel Garcia of Azamara Club Cruises. Join Larry & Lynda on the Azamara Quest for an owners cruise and New Years' celebration. In cruise news Norwegian brings Formula One racing to the [...]
Larry updates us on cruise line gratuities. In cruise news Port Canaveral recognized as best cruise line port in Florida. Viking takes delivery of ocean cruise ship. Cruise deal of the week plus a [...]
What's better a Disney Park Weekend or a Disney 4 day cruise? Just how many river cruises departures are impacted by water level? Virgin airways announces super sonic travel. Build the largest cruise ship [...]
Mykonos Before it was discovered by tourism in the 1950’s, the island of Mykonos had it rough economically. This island, part of the Cyclades series of Greek islands and islets in the Mediterranean sea, is [...]