Luxury cruises get price break from Silversea

Silversea Cruises has expanded its $1,000 onboard spending credit offer to cover 70 sailings. The promotion allows guests to use the Onboard Spending Credit as they choose; without limitations. The credit can be applied toward any shore excursions or onboard services including spa treatments, dinner in the Relais & Châteaux Wine Restaurant, rare wines, premium… [Read More]

New Northern European adventures offered by Crystal Cruises

Glacier trekking, flight-seeing and snowmobiling are just some of the adventures awaiting Crystal Symphony passengers this summer in Northern Europe. In addition to the fascinating cultural sightseeing at museums and historic places that one normally associates with a Northern European cruise, Crystal Cruises has added 50 new Crystal Adventures to its menu of shore activities… [Read More]

First Time Cruiser: Cruise Europe, The Best Way To ‘Tour’ The Continent


If any particular region of the world is best suited for cruising, it’s Europe. Whether you want to tour the Mediterranean or Northern Europe, cruising is the mode of transportation that provides the greatest exposure to destinations while eliminating logistical challenges. And no matter where your ship takes you, your lodging will be consistently comfortable,… [Read More]

Family Cruising In Europe


A European cruise is ripe with learning and exploration opportunities for families. For children who are mature enough for a vacation that is not necessarily sun-splashed or a thrill a minute, a cruise may be the best way to do Europe because it’s not nearly as rigorous as most land tours. As general rules, kids… [Read More]

Cuba may soon be free, for travel

U.S. President Barack Obama recently announced that travel restrictions to Cuba will be eased for people with relatives on the island, and that has generated some substantial guessing over when Cuba will be opened for general travel as well. It seems to be just a formality or two away, and when it does come to… [Read More]

Dueling pundits to sail with Crystal

   That Mediterranean cruise on the Crystal Serenity is turning into a star-studded affair. We already told you about the demonstrations and presentations to be made by Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Well, for political junkies and news hounds, the dueling spouses, James Carville and Mary Matalan, should be an additional treat. They will also be… [Read More]