A Look at New Cruising Protocols

Many cruise lines have been pro-active in researching and implementing new measures to keep you healthy and safe. They have published all their protocols on their websites for prospective cruisers to see and a few have employed third party inspectors ...

A Look at New Cruising Protocols2020-06-17T18:47:05+00:00

Messina, Sicily Must See: Amazing Astronomical Clock

Messina, Italy is a charming city on the island of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. It is often a port of call on many cruise line itineraries. If you do not have a shore excursion planned (or even if you do) and just want to explore on foot or by horse-drawn carriage ...

Messina, Sicily Must See: Amazing Astronomical Clock2019-09-18T19:53:54+00:00

The International Date Line

There are two special events in travel concerning designated arbitrary lines on the globe: crossing the Equator which separates the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and crossing the International Date Line.

The International Date Line2019-05-15T18:48:29+00:00

Reasons to Cruise Alaska This Year

Here are just a few of the reasons you should consider an Alaska cruise this year: 1 .This is a cruise for all ages – from children to seniors. There is something to do ...

Reasons to Cruise Alaska This Year2019-05-08T17:35:27+00:00

Party Hawaii Style – The Luau

You can’t say you have truly experienced Hawaii until you have attended a luau. Luckily these days you don’t have to wait for an invitation as luaus are staged as entertainment just for visitors like yourself on all the major Hawaiian islands.

Party Hawaii Style – The Luau2019-03-25T16:58:39+00:00

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

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 ...

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland2019-02-21T14:46:40+00:00

Romantic Santorini

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.

Romantic Santorini2019-01-22T20:02:31+00:00

Celebrity Edge Inaugural Cruise

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.

Celebrity Edge Inaugural Cruise2018-12-04T19:42:24+00:00

Ships Within Ships

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

Ships Within Ships2018-07-25T16:15:43+00:00

An Ocean Cruiser’s Dining Options

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.

An Ocean Cruiser’s Dining Options2018-06-18T17:36:46+00:00