Personal Contact Travel Moments: The Best Part

Reducing travel by ship to the lowest common denominator, the part shared by all cruise lines, reveals some of the best parts of travel itself.  Safely transporting us from place to place obliterates the generalized notion that travel is unsafe.  We see that first hand.  A growing focus on destinations brings personal contact Read More …

Solo Travel Options Expand, Focus On What Matters

Travel by cruise ship is an efficient way to meet interesting people. In that closed environment, it’s hard not to meet others.  When passengers assemble for safety drills, shows and queues, meeting will happen. The bigger the ship, the more opportunity in that respect.  Go the other direction to smaller ships, and Read More …

Several Ways Around Electronics Ban On Flights

A recent electronics ban on flights to the United States from a number of Muslim-majority countries prohibits laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices in the aircraft cabin. Still possible: packing those banned items in checked luggage. Reality: packing a laptop in checked luggage is a horrible idea, as we found out Read More …