Fly To Your Cruise Port At Least a Day Early if at all Possible


One of the biggest mistakes that cruisers make is to try to fly into the cruise port the day of the cruise. While this may seem like the simplest way to get to and from your cruise, it can lead to one of the worst travel disasters: missing your cruise ship. Your… [Continue Reading]

Making Home Cruise Videos


Many of us drag our home video camera all around with us on our trip, and spend much of our time documenting our trip on video, only to have the video then put into a drawer when we get home and never viewed again or, when we have friends over and invite them to watch… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Receives Second Benkert Award for its Marine Environmental Initiatives


U.S. Coast Guard award recognizes line’s fleetwide efforts
Seattle, Wash., May 22, 2012 — At a ceremony Monday, May 21, Holland America Line was presented a gold 2012 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Environmental Protection Award from the U.S. Coast Guard in recognition of the line’s environmental leadership and for successfully achieving several environmental objectives established… [Continue Reading]

Thanks to Cruise Line Flexibility, We’ve Changed our Plans for 2013


(Photo Courtesy of Andreas Depping at
About 10 months ago we booked our cruise for 2013. It was to be a dream 20th anniversary cruise for my husband and I featuring a spectacular itinerary from Sydney, Au, to French Polynesia ending in Hawaii. However, we had been looking for a way… [Continue Reading]

For Valentine’s Day, Norwegian Celebrates Romance At Sea;


Surprises Boston Couple Who Met On Norwegian Spirit With A Dream Honeymoon
Miami   –    Feb 8, 2012   —   
This Valentine’s Day, Norwegian Cruise Line is celebrating romance at sea by surprising a very special couple, Erin Picard and Todd O’Neil of Peabody, Mass., who fell… [Continue Reading]