Getting There To Begin My Viking Story Was A Breeze

One of the current promotions being run by travel companies is reduced price or free airfare to Europe from North America. The idea addresses several objections of first-time river cruise buyers in a very effective way.  Still, while travelers like the idea, how well those air program plans resolve in 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 …

The United Basic Economy Experience: What To Expect

United Basic Economy is a relatively new fare option for price-sensitive travelers that became available for purchase earlier this year.  This month, the first United Basic Economy travelers will take to the air from select markets in the United States and short-haul Latin and Caribbean destinations.   That puts United Read More …

Travel With Only Carry On Luggage: Here’s How

After two back-to-back international flights where different airlines on each lost my luggage, a new strategy was called for. Bred an over packer, a side effect of being married to cruising as a preferred travel mode, this was going to be tough but it had to be done. I needed Read More …