The Collectively Intelligent Cruise Cake Gets Iced

By the end of our first day on Oprah’s Share The Adventure Cruise, we had seen and done a lot.  Just getting to Seattle from Orlando for boarding the ship took about as long a flight to Europe. Once aboard, Read More …

Our Alaska Adventure: Just The Links

Another part of preparing a 7-day Alaska sailing with Holland America Line for Oprah’s Share The Adventure Cruise: providing a list of ways to follow along with our journey.   Sharing our previous travel experiences on other cruise lines, one part of the process is crystal Read More …

The World’s Largest Cruise Ships [INFOGRAPHIC]

It was just over a year ago that Royal Caribbean launched Harmony of the Seas from the port of Southampton after being constructed by 2,500 workers for just under $1 billion. If that sound like a lot, it’s really not. Read More …

Oprah Might Deliver Next Step In Cruise Travel Evolution

Part of preparing a 7-day Alaska sailing with Holland America Line includes activities common to any travel. I’ll fly 6 hours non-stop from Orlando to Seattle so long-flight protocols will apply. Going from hot and humid Florida summer to the Read More …

The Evolution Of Cruise Booking: A Collaborative Travel Planning Process

Travelers come to the world of cruise vacations for many reasons.  Once we have them, a large percentage stay and come back for more.  That’s not by chance.  A number of decisions were made along the path from dreaming to Read More …

The Value Of Repeating Your Viking River Cruise

I had sailed with Viking River Cruises on their Grand European Tour once before.  It was the summer of 2013, after higher than normal river levels had caused modifications of all river cruise itineraries, regardless of the cruise line.  That Read More …

Interesting Viking Cruise Itineraries Bring New Travel Choices

Destination-focused cruise lines continue to differentiate themselves from one another a number of ways.  Royal Caribbean International’s diverse fleet of ships is split into seven different classes, each with a unique personality of its own. Carnival Cruise Line continues delivering Read More …