Many luxury travelers are skeptical about taking cruise vacations. They associate cruises with mediocre, calorific buffet food; cramped, ill-designed cabins; hoards of people with lines at every turn; not being able to get off the beaten path; and being nickeled and dimed for extras. If you are cruise avoidant, a voyage on the Crystal Symphony will dispel any such misgivings.
Contributing writers John and Sandra Nowlan offer a first look at the rebirth of Crystal Serenity, now owned by the A & K Group.
A world cruise on Crystal Serenity is anything but boring—filled with both onboard activities and visits to dreamy picturesque ports.
Only on a cruise ship can someone effortlessly visit three ice bars in three different countries in just over a week—so we did. The first lap of our Scandinavian trifecta began one day before we were to embark on an 11-day Baltic cruise on the Crystal Symphony leaving from Stockholm, Sweden.
Solo cruising is a good alternative to the singles cruise. More and more cruisers are opting to travel solo and the industry is responding.
Imagine the luxury of taking a long cruise, a very long cruise. I bet you’re thinking about a two- or three-week cruise, perhaps to the Med or the Caribbean? Think again!
A cruise in China is an ideal way for first-timers to explore the vast, multifaceted – and, to many travelers, intimidating destination.
Here are some of our favorite places from a wonderful year in travel in 2015.
A visit to the observation deck of the Jin Mao Tower offers an aerial view of Shanghai.