Musings

Here you can read some of my random thoughts and posts on cruising and travel, but not necessarily related to my cruising history.

Working Our Way to the Century Club Benchmark

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How do you calculate all the places that you have visited?   One way to do that would be to just track the countries you have visited.  However, there is another way to track that includes countries and unique destinations.   Unique destinations are part of a country but some what unique in their distance from the…

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When is it OK to “Cheat” on your Favorite Cruise Line?

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The Top Reasons why you might want to try a different cruise line other than your favorite Let’s face it, those of us who cruise often, all have a favorite cruise line. The cruise lines want to keep us coming back and offer perks for repeat passengers. For those at the first level of returning…

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Luxury Cruising – If You Can Afford It – Do It!

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The price point and even the phrase “luxury cruising” may be intimidating and may make guests think that the whole idea of a luxury cruise may be too stuffy and snooty for them, but this year my husband and I, who usually cruise on premium lines, had the opportunity to take a luxury cruise on…

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River Cruising – Is It for You?

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River cruising can be the perfect way to experience the countries of Europe! Guests travel along rivers that were the thoroughfares of culture and commerce for thousands of years and dock right in the heart of these lovely cities. There are pluses and minuses when comparing the river cruise experience to ocean cruising, with the…

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