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This Ocean Cruise Might Be the Best Way to See the Caribbean

Sun Deck on Viking Sea Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d utter, let alone publish for the masses to see: I went on a cruise and enjoyed myself. Going on a cruise was never on the top of my travel to-do list. Actually, it wasn’t on the bottom of that list either. The common…

The Best Spring Break Destinations for Families

Spring break as a parent has an entirely different meaning than it did back in college. While the latter was likely filled with booze-fueled parties, the former keeps things G-rated with kid-friendly activities. Luckily, there are plenty of excellent spring break destinations for families with kids in tow. Whether you have a little one in…

16 Things That Will Piss Off Your Cruise Ship Staff

Many travelers opt to see the world by cruise — and it’s easy to see why. The all-inclusive, yet customizable, experience offers the ability to visit a variety of places without having to pack and unpack. Plus, the bartenders, waiters, cabin stewards, concierges, performers, and rest of the crew all work hard so that you…

Top 12 Tips on How to Save Money on a Cruise

Oasis of the Seas, Royal Caribbean For many travelers, the allure of a cruise stems from the fact that nearly everything is paid for up-front. However, if you’re not careful, it’s easy to rack up a huge bill after just a few days onboard. How? While some lines or sailings include alcohol, many don’t, leaving…

Carnival Cruise Line to Debut the First-Ever Roller Coaster at Sea

Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line With features like go-karts, waterslides, bumper cars, and skydiving simulators, cruise ships are already considered to be theme parks at sea — and now, Carnival Cruise Line is taking that notion literally. The company recently announced that it will be unveiling the first-ever roller coaster at sea on a…

The 11 Best Cruise Ships for First-Timers

Ahoy there, first-time cruiser! If you’re new to vacationing on the high seas, don’t be nervous. Cruising can be an excellent way to stay suspended in your relaxation zone. After all, where else can you go from a poolside bar to a three-course dinner to a Broadway-esque show and never once reach for your wallet?…

The 6 Best Cruises for Families

Oasis of the Seas/Oyster When booking a cruise for your family, there are several factors to consider, including how old your kids are and what type of experience you’re looking for. If you’re not careful, you might end up with a bored teen or a kids’ club that doesn’t accept babies. On the other hand,…

9 Cruise Ship Rules You Might Not Know About

You might be in international waters, but that doesn’t mean your cruise ship is a lawless place. There are lots of rules and regulations to follow, though they do somewhat vary by cruise line and sailing destination. Whether you’re new to cruising or haven’t reviewed your cruise line’s website, it’s wise to know all the…

The Most Underrated Cruise Destinations Around the World

Viking Orion/Oyster The Caribbean. The Mediterranean. Repeat. It’s easy to get in a rut when cruising, but there are so many more destinations waiting to be discovered by sea. Broaden your horizons with this list of the most underrated cruise destinations around the globe. Which itinerary will you book next?