Cruise Cabins You May Want to Avoid

While we believe that there is no such thing as a “bad” cabin on a cruise ship, there are some cabins that are less desirable due to their location.  Since we want you to have the best cruise possible, here are some cabin locations that you may want to avoid.   Cabins directly above or […]

Should You Use Cash or Credit Cards at Cruise Ports?

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A lot of first time cruisers ask about what kind of money to use at some of the most popular ports in the Bahamas and Caribbean, so this post will address that.  Keep in mind that cruises that take place in Europe, Asia, and other places around the world will be different, so this will […]

7 Tips for Eating and Dining on a Cruise Ship

One of the things I love most about cruising is the food.  And while I don’t consider myself a “foodie”, I love the freedom and choices I can get.  But not everyone realizes what options are available, so here are a few tips for eating on a cruise ship that will make your vacation even […]

Five Things You MUST See on an Alaskan Cruise

An Alaskan cruise is altogether different than a Caribbean cruise. The weather, the natural landscapes, and the wildlife are just some of the things that make an Alaskan cruise a completely unique experience. Most likely, you are cruising to Alaska with the hopes of enjoying all that this amazing 49th state has to offer. But, […]

Cruises You May Want to Avoid


We are often asked the question, “What is the best cruise to take?”. There is no right and wrong answer to that question. Everyone has different tastes and expectations and what is best for one person may not be best for another. While we don’t believe that there are bad cruises to take, there are […]

4 Things Cruise Lines Want You to Ignore

While cruise lines offer some great tips on your next cruise, there are some things that they hope you will ignore while you are on the ship.  Yes, they want you to have a great time and to go home and tell your family and friends about your cruise, they are also need to make […]

Large Group Cruises and How to Avoid Them

Group cruises are becoming more popular than ever, and they can be a lot of fun if you are part of the actual group.  We are not talking about small family reunion groups here, either.  We are talking about large groups that work in concert with the cruise line to reserve parts of the ship […]

9 Tips for Eating in the Main Dining Room on a Cruise

When you are on a cruise you have a few options to consider when it comes to breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Some people do not realize that dinner is not the only meal you can eat in the main dining room.  You can eat lunch or breakfast in the main dining room (usually) and the […]

Avoiding Spa Faux Pas When Cruising


The use of hot and cold water springs to cure illness and improve health dates back to ancient Greece and Rome. The original spas were quite different from those we can enjoy today, which are luxurious and offer additional treatments for to leave clients relaxed in mind, body and soul. On Celebrity Silhouette cruises, the […]

6 Things You Should Do Before Every Cruise

In our never ending effort to help you have the best cruise possible, here are 6 things you should do before every cruise. Check-In Online – Checking in online before your cruise and printing off your boarding documents will expedite the process from going from curbside to walking on the ship. The more you do online […]