for Selecting a Cruise Ship Cabin
Inside or Outside. Balcony Stateroom or Suite. Take a look at all
the accommodations available before choosing yours.
Cruise vs. Resort Cost Comparison
"Which will be kinder to my vacation budget?" Many
would-be cruise passengers are often surprised to discover that a
cruise isn't as costly as they may have perceived. Don't just take
my word for it, though. Let's crunch some numbers.
As I prepared
for the Captain's Reception on Silver Whisper, song lyrics from my
teenage years ran through my mind... "little wallflower on
the shelf, standing by herself." Was it worth going through
the formal night ritual of makeup, hair, a gown & heels? Would
anyone ask me to dance?
Designed from the keel up with the special needs of disabled
passengers in mind, new cruise ships are opening the world to guests
with mobility, sight, and breathing impairments.
The inevitable first question everyone asks is about the beaches,
"Is the sand really pink?" Yes, it is--and the water
is crystal clear.
Cruise Planning Timeline
The sailing date for your dream
cruise is drawing near and it's time to take care of some practical
considerations. You're getting ready to cruise—these
are the things to do and a schedule of when to do them.
Alaska, Norway's North Cape, and other cool cruise destinations
require additional planning and packing expertise. Look at Alaska
with Linda Coffman and the North Cape with Mary Ann Rizzo.
Ships & Drydock
Cruise lines are anxious to keep their entire fleets in mint
condition and for cruise ships, the equivalent of a trip to a health
spa is a drydock. A look behind the scenes at a Crystal Symphony
So many ships, so little time... how do you decide which cruise line
and ship to choose? Information to help find the perfect cruise
vacation to suit your lifestyle.
Fashion & Smart Packing
Stretch your wardrobe and learn to pack it smart and small.
Ships, airports, and ports of call. On board and
ashore: security measures and safety concerns for today's cruise
"Where Love Lives"--Get to know Tahiti and her people