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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 | 2 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
An expedition cruise adventure in Newfoundland, Labrador and Greenland

An expedition cruise adventure in Newfoundland, Labrador and Greenland

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan’s expedition cruise took them to remote areas of Canada that can that can only be explored by ship.

July 31, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Along the Columbia River: History, scenery and outstanding wine

Along the Columbia River: History, scenery and outstanding wine

Guest contributors John and Sandra Nowlan describe their

“Un-Cruise” on the Columbia River.

May 12, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Front row center at the Americas Cup in New York

Front row center at the Americas Cup in New York

The America’s Cup hasn’t been in New York City since 1920. So its return after 91 years was pretty momentous, especially for sailing aficionados.

May 9, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
Five reasons to choose luxury Caribbean Cruises

Five reasons to choose luxury Caribbean Cruises

The perks associated with luxury Caribbean cruises are ones that will be appreciated by adults 50 years and over.

April 22, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More
Easing into the East on a cruise in China

Easing into the East on a cruise in China

A cruise in China is an ideal way for first-timers to explore the vast, multifaceted – and, to many travelers, intimidating destination.

March 19, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Smooth sailing on Regent Seven Seas Mariner

Smooth sailing on Regent Seven Seas Mariner

A first-timer reports on a Mediterranean journey on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner…

December 26, 2015 | By | 23 Replies More
Cruise Hacks: 8 Tips to help you pack for a river cruise

Cruise Hacks: 8 Tips to help you pack for a river cruise

One of the most common questions first-time river cruisers often ask is how to pack for a river cruise.

November 2, 2015 | By | 14 Replies More
Sailing Seabourn in the Owner’s Suite

Sailing Seabourn in the Owner’s Suite

Guest blogger Maureen Hudson shares her recent experience sailing Seabourn Odyssey from Venice to Athens.

October 10, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More
River cruise dining shows what the little guys can do

River cruise dining shows what the little guys can do

River cruise dining goes big time with its menus.

October 5, 2015 | By | 23 Replies More
Through the Northwest Passage: Ice, tundra and amazing scenery

Through the Northwest Passage: Ice, tundra and amazing scenery

Guest bloggers John and Sandra Nowlan take readers through the Northwest Passage on an Arctic cruise with Adventure Canada.

October 3, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
18 Cruise Hacks

18 Cruise Hacks

Here are 18 cruise hacks (tricks) to make your next cruise easier and more enjoyable.

September 8, 2015 | By | 34 Replies More
An insider’s peek at the New Regent Seven Seas Explorer

An insider’s peek at the New Regent Seven Seas Explorer

The Regent Seven Seas Explorer raises the bar on luxury cruising.

August 31, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More
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