8 Best Cruise Ship Spas

As you lie on a massage table, legs tucked into a soft sheet, hot stones soothing the tired muscles of your back and arms, you will most certainly not be thinking about cruise ship spa ratings. And while…

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Best Restaurants at Sea

Gone are the days when dining on a cruise ship simply meant your choice of Continental classics like beef Wellington, followed by dessert like baked Alaska prepared tableside. Today, many cruise ships are catering to uniquely modern and…

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Cruising Single

A cruise has long been regarded as one of the most desirable vacations for single adults. Remember The Love Boat television series? There was no shortage of single guys and gals who “hooked up” on the Pacific Princess…

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15 Essential things to know before you travel to China

From the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden Palace in Beijing, to the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an and the beautiful landscapes and mountain scenery of Zhangjiajie, this is an incredibly vast country with so much to see…

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Family Cruises

Today’s cruise ships are decked out with amenities for kids of any age: kids programs for those over 3, baby-sitting for babies and toddlers, plus adult-focused activities to keep Mom and Dad smiling. In addition to the ease…

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Cruise Industry Poised for Growth

The cruise industry is poised for continued solid growth in 2018. The Cruise Lines International Association recently forecast better than five percent passenger growth for 2018 to reach a projected 27.2 million passengers worldwide. That comes after better…

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9 Best Cruises for Millennials

No, “cruises for millennials” is not an oxymoron. The emergence of smart-ship technology, Broadway-quality entertainment, designer stores and an emphasis on current culinary trends means that cruising has caught up to many other forms of travel, in terms…

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16 Packing Tips For Your Cruise Vacation

It is a universal truth. Women simply pack more stuff for a trip than men do. No matter how many cruises Rickee and I go on, the tension around the house starts building a couple of days before…

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8 Best Cruise Ships for Sea Days

When Royal Caribbean’s gargantuan and game-changing Oasis of the Seas debuted as the then-world’s largest ship in 2009, people wondered if anyone would bother to get off the ship in port, as it could take a week to…

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Everything You Need to Know about Cruising to Cuba

While much of the world has been able to visit this largest island in the Caribbean, Americans can finally join in on the Havana fun. With recent changes in relations between the two countries, traveling to Cuba on…

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