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Senior Cruises

Whether you like river cruises or ocean cruises, this section is for you! Let’s discuss how to get the best cruise deals, while making friends and exploring your passions.

What is the Best Cruise Line, According to Women Over 60?
11 months ago

What is the Best Cruise Line, According to Women Over 60?

Asking a frequent traveler to pick the best cruise line in the world is like asking a mom to choose between her children. They’re all amazing! Besides, how can you really compare the various options?

Is the relaxed pace of a river cruise really comparable to the hustle and bustle of a 6000-passenger mega-ship, with casinos, movie theaters and climbing walls? Doesn’t it simply depend on the type of experience that you are looking for? Read More

Cruising the Smart Way: Ship Choice, Activities, Safety and More!
1 year ago

Cruising the Smart Way: Ship Choice, Activities, Safety and More!

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Statistically, cruising has one of the highest, if not the highest, vacation satisfaction rating. And it’s easy to understand why. Read More

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip
1 year ago

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip

I remember wishing that I had created a cruise packing list before my first big adventure on the water. It was 1am and I had a splitting headache. Determined to get some sleep before my first day in a new city, I threw on my robe and hobbled down to the lobby, hoping to get some help from the woman at the reception desk. Read More

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?
1 year ago

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?

I’ll admit that, when it comes to finding the best cruise, price is probably the first thing that most of us look at. This is completely natural. After all, if you don’t have the money to set foot on a luxury ship, what’s the point in researching the quality of its spa or the depth of its itinerary? Read More

4 Unusual Cruises That Will Change the Way You Look at the World (Video)
1 year ago

4 Unusual Cruises That Will Change the Way You Look at the World (Video)

Travel, at its best, will heal your soul, broaden your mind and deepen your understanding of the world. While some people think that cruises merely involve beaches, umbrella drinks and pre-planned shore excursions, you can find unusual cruises that will forever change your perspective. Read More

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference
2 years ago

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference

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When the Program Director of my recent Viking Cruise, Sharon, said that the crew’s goal was to exceed our expectations, I didn’t pay too much attention. After all, who doesn’t claim to exceed their customers’ expectations? Read More

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail
2 years ago

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail

When you think about the word “cruise,” what images pop into your mind? Read More

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?
2 years ago

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?

Few things are more frustrating for single women travelers than having to deal with the single supplement. It just feels so unfair to have to pay more for a hotel room or cruise, simply because you are traveling solo. Read More

5 Reasons Viking River Cruises Are an Amazing Value
2 years ago

5 Reasons Viking River Cruises Are an Amazing Value

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Ok, let’s get this out of the way. Viking river cruises aren’t cheap. In fact, for most of us, saving for a luxury river cruise is a multi-year process. Read More

6 Ways River Cruises Are Unlike Anything that You Will Experience on the Ocean
2 years ago

6 Ways River Cruises Are Unlike Anything that You Will Experience on the Ocean

There is a certain reverence with which a ship’s crew looks at the ocean. It is powerful, exciting and unpredictable. Rivers are something different entirely. They are still powerful, but, it is a quiet power. They are exciting, yet refined. Read More