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Half Moon Cay: Visiting the Best Cruise Private Island

Half Moon Cay: Visiting the Best Cruise Private Island

Holland America Line’s private island, Half Moon Cay, has been recognized as the best cruise private island 17 times. Read why…

December 14, 2017 | By | 5 Replies More
Cruising on Queen Elizabeth: The Cunard Way

Cruising on Queen Elizabeth: The Cunard Way

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan cruise from Southampton to Spain and Portugal on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth – “The Cunard Way”

November 19, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Amsterdam to Nuremburg on Avalon Expression: An “Active Discovery” River Cruise

Amsterdam to Nuremburg on Avalon Expression: An “Active Discovery” River Cruise

Contributors John and Sandra Nowlan take our readers on a river cruise from Amsterdam to Nuremburg on Avalon Expression, an “active discovery” cruise.

October 14, 2017 | By | 4 Replies More
Very Long Cruises: The Kind We Dream About

Very Long Cruises: The Kind We Dream About

Ever dream of taking very long cruises after retirement, perhaps as a snowbird? Are you a location-independent worker who can work from anywhere?

October 3, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
7 Reasons we love “On Your Own” shore excursions

7 Reasons we love “On Your Own” shore excursions

Shore excursions can make or break a cruise. We’ve fallen in love with “On Your Own” shore excursions, a hybrid that’s perfect for independent travelers.

October 1, 2017 | By | 16 Replies More
Memorable shore excursions on a Bordeaux River Cruise

Memorable shore excursions on a Bordeaux River Cruise

Forget about the bells and whistles on big ships: Bespoke epicurean shore excursions help define a Viking Bordeaux River Cruise.

July 11, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More
Oceania: A cruise line for food enthusiasts

Oceania: A cruise line for food enthusiasts

It’s not a fluke that Cruise Critic readers recently voted Oceania Cruises’ Marina #1 in the “Best for Dining” category among mid-size ships for 2017.

June 24, 2017 | By | 16 Replies More
How mature travelers can choose the right cruise

How mature travelers can choose the right cruise

There are so many factors for mature travelers to consider when choosing a cruise!

May 24, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More
Sailing the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam with Viking River Cruises

Sailing the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam with Viking River Cruises

Guest blogger Nancy Monson sails on a Viking River Cruise on the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam.

May 23, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
A Scenic River Cruise through Bordeaux Wine Country

A Scenic River Cruise through Bordeaux Wine Country

Guest bloggers John and Sandra Nolan take a Scenic River Cruise through Bordeaux wine country, exploring vineyards deeply rooted in the history of the region.

May 17, 2017 | By | 3 Replies More
Oceania Marina – Culinary cruising in the Caribbean

Oceania Marina – Culinary cruising in the Caribbean

Guest bloggers John and Sandra Nowlan enjoy culinary cruising in the Caribbean on Oceania Marina.

March 15, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine announce unique partnership

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine announce unique partnership

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine just announced a partnership to promote the transformative power of travel.

February 9, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Wave Season: The best time to book a cruise

Wave Season: The best time to book a cruise

For everything there is a season…Wave Season may be the right time to book a cruise.

January 17, 2017 | By | 26 Replies More
Traveling Solo? Five Reasons to take a river cruise

Traveling Solo? Five Reasons to take a river cruise

River cruises are a great choice for traveling solo.

December 22, 2016 | By | 23 Replies More
Holland America Line Koningsdam: A new look and great cuisine

Holland America Line Koningsdam: A new look and great cuisine

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan offer readers a sneak peek aboard the new Holland America Line Koningsdam where food takes center stage.

December 3, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More
Spare me the towel animals: What makes a good cabin steward?

Spare me the towel animals: What makes a good cabin steward?

The cabin steward plays a key role in the life of any cruiser. Here are five attributes of a good cabin steward.

October 21, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
Oceania Cruises offers new “Snowbirds in Residence” program for retirees

Oceania Cruises offers new “Snowbirds in Residence” program for retirees

The “Snowbirds in Residence” program reconceptualizes the cruise ship as a winter vacation home.

October 19, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Viking Ocean Cruises carves out a special niche for over-50 travelers

Viking Ocean Cruises carves out a special niche for over-50 travelers

The sensibilities of the new Viking Star will be especially appealing to over-50 travelers.

October 18, 2016 | By | 27 Replies More
Onboard: Viking Star sets sail for its new home

Onboard: Viking Star sets sail for its new home

Celebrating a first with the Viking Star

October 15, 2016 | By | 20 Replies More
Secrets for cruising the Douro River on the Viking Torgil

Secrets for cruising the Douro River on the Viking Torgil

Here are 20 secrets for easy river cruising on the Douro River—

September 27, 2016 | By | 18 Replies More
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