Tag: cruising

Win a Free Cruise with Expedia CruiseShipCenters

Win a Free Cruise with Expedia CruiseShipCenters

Close your eyes for a moment. Imagine yourself sitting on your private balcony on a luxury cruise ship. You’ve got your favorite drink in your hand, and plans to visit a beautiful beach when the ship arrives in port. You’ve set up an appointment at […]

Stay Healthy on a Cruise & Still Have Fun!

Stay Healthy on a Cruise & Still Have Fun!

When it comes to maintaining healthy habits, cruising gets a bad rap. Cruising has a reputation for being an ideal vacation for people who want to eat, drink and lay around the whole time they’re on board. True, there are some folks who do love […]

Cruise Deals for August 4, 2017

Cruise Deals for August 4, 2017

Since I started this blog, I’ve debated whether or not it would be a good idea to post cruise deals here. I don’t want to write a blog that’s just here to sell something. I want this site to be useful to its readers. So […]

Should I Take My Cell Phone on a Cruise? Cruising FAQ

Should I Take My Cell Phone on a Cruise? Cruising FAQ

There are advantages and disadvantages to having your cell phone on board a cruise ship. When I go on vacation, I like to disconnect from the world back home. A cruise vacation is the perfect opportunity to take a break from social media and e-mail. […]

Cruise Ship Terms: How to Sound Like a Crew Member

Cruise Ship Terms: How to Sound Like a Crew Member

The next time you’re on board a cruise ship, I dare you to refer to the vessel as a boat. Go ahead, give it a try. The nearest crew member will almost definitely correct you. “It’s not a boat, it’s a ship!” To help prevent […]

Cruising Podcasts: Five Fave Cruise-Related Podcasts

Cruising Podcasts: Five Fave Cruise-Related Podcasts

I’m a podcast junkie. I listen to podcasts while I do housework, primarily, but also while driving and doing errands. I’m that person you’ll see walking around Costco wearing earbuds. Most likely, it’s a podcast I’m listening to! My podcast subscriptions focus on true crime, […]

When to Use a Travel Agent to Book a Cruise

When to Use a Travel Agent to Book a Cruise

There have never been more options for booking your own travel online. However, there are also more ways to screw up that booking! Consulting a travel expert is a great way to save money on cruise travel while leaving the details to a professional to […]

Cruising is the Ideal Family Vacation

Cruising is the Ideal Family Vacation

My husband and I took our son on his first cruise last winter. He was barely seven years old at the time. Although we had traveled together many times before, we didn’t know for sure how he would like cruising. For this reason, we chose […]