Ten Minutes From The Ship: Easing Into International Travel

One of the best parts of seeing the world by ship is the safe and secure environment that vessel provides.  By river or sea, we go off exploring on a tour or by ourselves then return to our home away from home.  Sure, there are ‘bad parts’ of any town, Read More …

Travel Safety Concerns: Real Or Imagined?

One of the benefits of a cruise vacation is the safety factor; being able to see multiple destinations in the protected environment of your cruise ship.  Without fail, cruise lines do not send ships to places where passengers would not be safe ashore.  Still, if travelers pay very much attention to Read More …

Amsterdam Increases River Cruise Security

Often an area of concern for first time river cruise travelers, security seems rather relaxed compared to big ship ocean-sailing options.  Passengers walk on and off river cruise ships without the  layer of security designed to keep them safe when ocean cruise ships are completely surrounded by water in all Read More …