Category - Cruise

21
Feb

2014 Summer Cruise Itineraries are being released

Many cruise lines are now releasing their 2014 itineraries and we are often asked why this is important. There are a number of different reasons which we will try to outline here.     First, cruisers typically have their preference in terms of location of their stateroom on the ship. The earlier you book your […]

27
Jul

Mediterranean Cruise Magic — Spain, France, Italy

I was recently able to take a Mediterranean cruise vacation with my family aboard the Celebrity Cruises ship The Sotisce. We flew Air Canada direct both ways to and from Barcelona, and utilised transfers purchased directly from the cruise line. Service was both great and efficient in both directions, really making our vacation much more […]

16
Jul

South America on Wheels

The last thing you want to do five days before you set off on a trip is to fall and fracture your leg. Last December I did just that. The doctor wanted to put me in a hard cast but agreed to a walking cast if I promised to keep off my feet, easy to […]

15
Mar

Cruise from Tahiti-to-Hawaii

If one were to think of two places that could be called “Paradise” in the central-southern Pacific and the ideal way to travel between them, I’m confident that 99 times out of 100 – with a margin of error of 1 – that it would be a cruise between Tahiti and Hawaii. I was recently […]

17
Jan

Review of MSC Yacht Club Cruise

Recently I was able to take a Mediterranean cruise in the Yacht Club section of MSC, this is similar to “first-class” and provides a middle-ground for those cruisers who want upscale amenities and services, but find some of the other ships a bit to geriatric. This would be a great solution for the younger luxury […]

28
Jul

Crystal Cruises – Alaska….Part 2

San Francisco is a delightful city to sail out of, after embarking at Pier 35, right down on the old Fisherman's Wharf. If I had been smart and taken the early morning AC flight, I would have had time to breakfast at either the Fairmont or the Four Seasons, both of which are fabulous hotels […]