Tag: first-time cruisers

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 […]

Will I get seasick on a cruise? Cruising FAQ

Will I get seasick on a cruise? Cruising FAQ

Many first-time cruisers worry they’ll spend their entire trip feeling sick. Whenever I’m asked, “Will I get seasick on a cruise?” I explain that it’s actually pretty rare! I would never allow the slight possibility of feeling sick on board a cruise ship stand in […]