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3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail
9 months ago

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail

One of the first tips that people give you when you tell them that you are going on a cruise is to “shut off” and enjoy the ride. On the surface, this seems like great advice. After all, couldn’t we all use a break from our computer screens and mobile phones? Well, I suspect that, for most of us, the answer would be “yes and no.” Read More

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
1 year ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

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One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You can either pay 25% to 100% more for the privilege of having your own room. Or, you can find someone to pair up with. Read More

Singles Cruises for Sensible Women: Looking Beyond the Booze and Bravado
1 year ago

Singles Cruises for Sensible Women: Looking Beyond the Booze and Bravado

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When you think about singles cruises, what images enter your mind? Read More

Life on a Windstar Cruise: Billionaire Boating for the Rest of Us
2 years ago

Life on a Windstar Cruise: Billionaire Boating for the Rest of Us

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There is nothing ordinary about the drive from historic downtown Rome to the port at Civitavecchia. As you leave the capital, you feel the weight of stone and sculpture, culture and commerce lifting from your shoulders. In its place, a gentle breeze lifts your spirits as the Mediterranean pulls you towards your next great adventure. Read More

8 Tips for Your First Adventure Cruise
2 years ago

8 Tips for Your First Adventure Cruise

This is how I describe my first adventure cruise: “Summer camp for adults with gourmet food and alcohol.” Read More

8 Surprising Things I Learned During My First Cruise Experience
2 years ago

8 Surprising Things I Learned During My First Cruise Experience

Why had it taken so long for me to go on a cruise?

The first thing that comes to mind is that for years I was working and raising a family. Saving for college and retirement. Cruises are not inexpensive, so I wasn’t able to take my family on a cruise, nor was I going to go off alone. So for me, timing was largely the issue. And now, the time had come. Read More

My Fred Olsen Review of the Boudicca: Affordable Classic Cruising with Smart Innovation and Style
2 years ago

My Fred Olsen Review of the Boudicca: Affordable Classic Cruising with Smart Innovation and Style

Cruising always takes me on a journey of self-discovery and transformation. Those first few hours after boarding, settling down and unpacking, soon transport me to a world that touches all my senses. Read More

Considering an Expedition Cruise? Watch This Video BEFORE You Set Sail!
2 years ago

Considering an Expedition Cruise? Watch This Video BEFORE You Set Sail!

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Expedition cruising is one of the most adventurous ways to spend time on the open sea. But, there are plenty of things to look out for! Join us as travel journalist Jane Archer explains what expedition cruising is and why she thinks you’ll love it. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Spectacular River Cruises from the Amazon to the Seine
2 years ago

5 Spectacular River Cruises from the Amazon to the Seine

Rivers have always fascinated me. I find it intriguing, but not surprising, that most of the large prosperous cities in the world are built on the banks of wide, powerful rivers. Read More

Thinking About Taking a Baltic Cruise? Read This First!
2 years ago

Thinking About Taking a Baltic Cruise? Read This First!

Sailing up the north-most parts of Europe fills your lungs with fresh air and your mind with vivid scenery. Which way do you go? Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer to find more about Norway and Baltic cruise opportunities. Enjoy the show! Read More