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10 Things Germaphobes Should Know About Cruise Ships

Lounge chairs on the lido deck of a cruise ship and the exterior of a ship sailing away.
Cruise ships have some of the most advanced technology in the world.  And when it comes to health standards and cleanliness, they provide a...

What is the Best Cruise Line to Alaska for You? (2024)

best cruise lines for alaska
If you're looking for the best cruise line for Alaska you may not realize just how many choices you have. There are 75 cruise ships...

5 Favorite Caribbean Cruise Ports (And 5 Least Favorite)

We asked our readers which cruise ports in the Caribbean and Bahamas were their favorite and least favorite. This list is a direct result of...

9 Ways Cruise Passengers Get the Crew in Trouble

Three cruise ships in port, MSC, Royal Caribbean, Carnival
On a few cruises, I've seen passengers do and say things that unintentionally got the crew into trouble.  At the very least, give them...

6 Things I Loved About Celebrity’s Sky Suite & What You...

Sky suite on Celebrity Ascent
I recently had the chance to enjoy a cruise in a Sky Suite on Celebrity Ascent in stateroom 10187.   This was one of the...

10 Biggest Cruise Tipping Mistakes Every Cruiser Should Avoid

Cruise ships in port in Nassau: Disney, Celebrity, and Carnival
Tipping on a cruise ship isn't as straightforward as I'd like it to be.  Often it's confusing to first-time cruisers.  It can also be...

6 Things I Won’t Buy on a Cruise Ship

A Royal Caribbean and Carnival cruise ship in Cozumel port
Have you found yourself wondering, “where did my extra cash go halfway through your cruise?” Suddenly, your onboard account is lower than you anticipated. You...

12 Things I Loved About Sun Princess, World’s Newest Cruise Ship

Sun Princess cruise ship
I recently had the opportunity to check out Sun Princess, the newest and largest cruise ship from Princess Cruises. The cruise line invited me...

5 Reasons to Prepay Your Cruise Tips; One Reason You Shouldn’t

Row of Cruise ships in PortMiami
Tipping is a part of cruising.   And with most mainstream cruise lines you are given the option to pay for tips ahead of time. But...

10 Biggest Differences Between Carnival and Royal Caribbean

royal caribbean and carnival in Nassau
Comparing two of the largest cruise lines in the world isn't as cut and dry as some think.  Any Carnival vs. Royal Caribbean cruise...