Enjoy Cruise Destinations Longer: Now You Can

Cruise travelers enjoy a visiting a number of interesting places on any given itinerary.  Cruising represents an outstanding value when compared to visiting the same places anyway we do it, minus the ship, backpacking a possible exception. It’s why travelers come back to cruising over and over again.  Fact: we Read More …

Discovering Venice With A Plan

The northeastern Italian city of Venice is actually a group of 117 small islands, separated by canals and linked together by bridges.  The Venetian Lagoon, so often associated with Venice, stretches between the Po and Paive Rivers.  Along the shoreline are world-famous attractions, known for their beauty, architecture and artwork. Read More …

Holland America Premium Cuba Experience Begins Now

One by one, cruise lines continue to add stops in Cuba to the standard Caribbean fare, answering the call of travelers for something different.  In December, we can add one more option to the list as Holland America Line sets in motion series of sailings from Florida’s Port Everglades. If I stopped the Read More …

Cuba Cruise Reality Highlights Industrywide Destination Focus

Blazing the trail for Americans to visit Cuba, Carnival Corporation’s Fathom brand opened the door, defining impact travel in the process.  This summer, Cuba cruises will be in full swing on a number of cruise lines ranging from budget to ultra luxury. That’s great news for cruise travelers who like Read More …

Take Note: Carnival Paradise Cuba = More Focus Required

Next to visit Cuba, Carnival Cruise Line will send Carnival Paradise to Havana on voyages from Tampa beginning in June. That’s great news for cruise travelers looking for something new in the Caribbean.  Surprising to some: Carnival Paradise Cuba cruises have specific requirements unlike other Caribbean destinations. The overnight visits to Havana Read More …

Exploring Amsterdam Before, After Your Cruise

Amsterdam is a popular port of call for cruise ships of all sizes.  The port of Amsterdam sees over 700,000 cruise travelers every year, embarking on any one of over 140 ocean and 1500 river cruise itineraries.  Some of those ocean and river ships will overnight in port, enabling passengers to Read More …