Carnival Cruise Lines Wins Five Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards


Carnival Cruise Lines has earned five Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards, earning top honors in the Best Value for the Money category for the 13th consecutive year.
Since the awards were established in 1999, Carnival Cruise Lines has earned 120 individual honors – the most of any cruise operator.
The annual awards are based on on-line and… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Offers “South of the Border” Getaways in 2011-12


SANTA CLARITA, CA, Nov 10: The spicy culture, bright colors, dramatic coastline and spirit of fiesta throughout the Mexican Riviera have long made it a preferred getaway for the rich and famous … and Princess Cruises passengers. In 2011-12 Princess will once again sail “South of the Border,” taking travelers to sun-drenched beaches and charming… [Continue Reading]

New Crystal Adventures Offer Perspectives


LOS ANGELES, August 2, 2010 – This fall, Crystal guests can see what backstage life is like at the Monte Carlo Ballet, how the ponies live at St-Tropez’s Polo Club, view Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountains from a private plane and Copper Canyon by privately chartered rail, among other “private access” experiences. The ultra-luxury line… [Continue Reading]

New Crystal Mexican Riviera Series: Thanksgiving, Technology, Tequila and…Tai Chi


LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2010 – With its November-December Mexican Riviera series, Crystal Cruises becomes the only luxury cruise line to sail round-trip from Los Angeles to western Mexico’s tropical resort towns in 2010.
Beginning with a seven-day Thanksgiving Holiday cruise, the four voyages aboard the recently redesigned Crystal Symphony will visit Cabo San Lucas,… [Continue Reading]

DK Eyewitness Travel: My Favorite Guide Books


I first discovered books from DK Publishing when my children were babies. We had a picture book from DK called My Big Book of Everything. This book had very sharp pictures of every day objects and I credit it as being a great early vocabulary builder for both of my children. … [Continue Reading]