Category: cruise tips

North to Alaska

A recent report from Cruise Industry News suggests that 2018 is predicted to set a record for the cruise season. In light of that news, I will continue my Alaska series. It’s definitely not too soon to book your Alaska cruise for 2018. Typically, there are two options for cruising Alaska –...

Late Season Alaska

It’s no surprise that I can’t get enough of Alaska, so when a friend of mine mentioned that Alaska was on her bucket list, I made a mental note of that. When I saw an absolutely perfect 10-day itinerary on the Norwegian Jewel, I contacted her to be sure that she was...

Cheating on Your Favorite Cruise Line

Are you ready to take the plunge and try sailing on a different cruise line? Have you heard horrid stories about all those other cruise lines? Are you certain that no other cruise line could compare to your favorite line? Why fix something if it isn’t broken. Having sailed with several different...

Hurricane Season is Upon Us

It’s that time of the year again and if you are sailing during Hurricane Season, there are a few issues to consider. For some, this might be the only time of the year that you can cruise. This is especially true if you want to sail during school summer vacation. In other...

Don't watch your ship sail into the sunset!

Prudent Pre-Cruise Arrival

Recently, as I waited to board my flight to Fort Lauderdale, I listened as the gate agent announced delay after delay. Fortunately, I was not sailing that day, nor at all and had given myself additional time to make it to my event the next day. But, I was lucky. Of course,...

Cruise Resolutions for 2017

  Every year, I like to think of cruising resolutions for the new year. Some stay the same even if I have fulfilled the resolution during the previous year; others are the same because I have yet to complete the resolution. Still others change because my wants and needs change.    ...