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10 Reasons Why Your Cruise to Alaska Should Be on Holland...

Koningsdam cruise ship in Glacier Bay
I am currently on a seven night cruise to Alaska on Holland America Line's Koningsdam. Although I have previously sailed on cruise ship, this...

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...

How I Saved Thousands on a Dream Hawaiian Cruise

My wife and I have always dreamed of taking an Hawaiian cruise, but when we added up the cost of the cruise, airfare, and...

Oasis of the Seas, the Cruise Ship that Forever Changed Cruising

When Royal Caribbean launched Oasis of the Seas in 2009, the cruise ship instantly became the standard by which all future mega ships are...

Why a Crystal Cruises Luxury Cruise is a Cut Above

Note: John was a guest of Crystal Cruises.  Opinions are his own. I’m just back from a cruise on Crystal Serenity, a 980-passenger luxury cruise...

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...

5 Best Cruise Ships for People With Excuses

Celebrity Cruises Edge
I will admit it.   Cruises might not be for everyone.  It pains me to even write those words.  I can’t imagine why anyone would...

8 Things That Always Surprise First-Time Cruisers

Norwegian Prima
There are a lot of misconceptions about taking a vacation on a cruise ship.  A few things are always a surprise to first-timers cruisers....

Best All-Inclusive Cruises for 2024-2025: Top 7 Cruise Lines

silversea luxury cruise ship in port by boats at marina
Once you go all-inclusive it's hard to go back.  Here are 7 of the best all-inclusive cruises for 2024 and 2025 for those who...

Cruise Elevator Survival Guide: 16 Rules for Avoiding the Madness

cruise ship elevators on Carnival Celebration
Elevators can create some very awkward moments, but on a cruise it’s par for the course. You will spend more time in an elevator than...