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Top Tips for the best Alaska Cruise in 2015

Having spent 3 summers as Cruise staff on-board various Princess Cruises ships in Alaska, I am often asked for inside tips on what is the best Alaska cruise or land tour. Of course that depends on personal preferences.  But If … Continue reading

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Inside Look at the New Disney Fantasy

This week I took my first look at the new  Disney Fantasy cruise ship in Port Canaveral.  It was thorough 5-hour guided tour of the entire ship (as only Disney can do it).  But I appreciate the chance to see … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Planning a Christmas Cruise

Is a Holiday Cruise a Good idea?  With  proper planning – a Holiday cruise for the whole family can be a great way to combine gift giving, family time together and stress free travel for an unforgettable Christmas or Hanukkah … Continue reading

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Best Cruise Deals for Singles

Avoiding the Single Cruise Supplement Cruise vacations are great choices for single travelers.  You can travel alone, but enjoy the company of fellow cruisers for meals, entertainment and excursions.  However, if travel schedules don’t allow a friend or companion to … Continue reading

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Cheap Summer Cruises to the Caribbean…Great Value or Great Risk?

When is the Best Time to Cruise in the Caribbean?  Ever wonder why there are such cheap cruises to the Caribbean during the summer?  The main reason is that it is Hurricane season in the Caribbean!  Years ago, all cruise … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Planning a Group Cruise

Cruise vacations are a great choice for group travel  Since I have family and friends spread across the U.S., getting everyone together in one location is a special treat that doesn’t happen very often. Extended family vacations take advance planning … Continue reading

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Beach Weddings – My New Favorite Location

Best Beach Wedding Location – Marco Island If you are planning a wedding – I have a new favorite location for a beach-front wedding – Marco Beach Ocean Resort.  It has the perfect western facing location for a sunset ceremony … Continue reading

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Best Cruise Ship Inspections Scores in 2012

When planning a cruise vacation, you may not  think about checking with the CDC, but hopefully your travel agent does.  Cruise ships are a safe and clean vacation choice, but with any large number of people in a confined space, … Continue reading

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Baby Onboard!

This is such a great article on traveling with infants and toddlers by Luisa Frey-Gaynor, I’m reprinting in its entirety!  Enjoy, Kathleen Baby on Board? The ABCs of Cruising With an Infant or Toddler—Luisa Frey-Gaynor Posted by Fodor’s Editors on … Continue reading

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Why Meeting Planners Love Cruises

More meeting planners choose cruising for corporate meetings & events CNN reports that more companies are choosing cruises for corporate meetings, executive retreats and board meetings.  Meeting planners find that cruising offers several advantages that result in successful meetings. Great … Continue reading

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