Cruises

Cruise Reviews of Ships, Destinations, Lines and Ports

The J & E Riggin: A Culinary Adventure at Sea
Sailing on a Maine Windjammer Cruise is something I look forward to every summer. I have been lucky to have the opportunity to sail on...

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Expert Packing Tips for Your Next Cruise
Packing for a cruise requires thought and proper planning. You will need dressy clothes, casual options, bathing suits, shoes for multiple occasions and more. Your...

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My 3 Favorite Unplugged Vacations
While there are certainly times you need to be online and accessible, it shouldn’t be while you are on vacation. Everyone needs, and deserves, to unplug from...

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Barge Cruising: A Guide for First-Timers
Barge cruising is one of the most relaxed and luxurious ways to see the European countryside. Barge cruises are vastly different than other types of...

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Viking River Cruise Longship Overview
toiletriesI am not much for crowds, especially while on vacation. That means when I cruise, I tend to favor small luxury cruise ship lines that carry...

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Staying Connected on a Cruise
Cruise ship Wifi is notoriously poor, leaving passengers to wonder how they can get reliable internet at sea. These are some of your best options...

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Windstar Cruises Review: A Small Luxury Cruise Line
Windstar Cruises maintains that they are 180 Degrees from Ordinary. After sailing on their luxury cruises numerous times, I completely agree. In fact, they are extraordinary. Recently...

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Top 5 Things to Do In Porto
It is hard to believe I almost missed visiting Porto for the first time. During a recent Windstar cruise, I sailed from Dublin to Lisbon...

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An Unplugged Vacation on the Windjammer Angelique
Do you remember when going on vacation really meant you were taking a vacation? In today’s totally connected world it is almost hard to imagine...

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The Truth about Sailing on a Windjammer Cruise
I enjoy cruising on small luxury ships. They are intimate, have unique itineraries and often go where bigger boats cannot dock. While a Maine windjammer cruise...

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Cruising Costa Rica and Panama with Windstar
I am a huge advocate of multi-generational travel. I started traveling alone with my Grandmother when I was twelve. Our first trip was to Greece. After that,...

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