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Jul 14 2014 07:40 PM
A cruisegoer for more than 15 years, Richard Biter noticed something interesting on a recent trip: His ship bypassed Ocho Rios, the Jamaican port where many previous cruises had stopped, and headed instead to Falmouth, which had been developed by Royal...
Jun 09 2014 11:35 PM
If you're considering taking a cruise for your summer vacation, take some advice from a man who has a dozen years of experience on the big ships. That man is Bill Blake, senior newscast director at Live 5 News. When he's not at the "helm" of a l...
Jun 09 2014 11:30 PM
Cruise lines charge up to £10.50 for just half an hour's internet access. Donald Strachan examines the best and worst operators On-board cruise Wi-Fi often uses satellite technology, and can therefore be expensive. Most cruise lines also ad...
May 29 2014 07:35 PM
The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone. Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...
May 19 2014 06:00 AM
[Here are some awesome cruise ideas for you history buffs! ~ Jan] Cruises get you to top historic attractions around the world, often with the bonus of historians onboard offering their expert insight. For more hands-on learning, book guided sho...
May 12 2014 09:35 PM
No offense, parents, but this is a nightmare scenario for some cruisers: They book a cruise hoping for a little R&R, and instead find a ship full of screaming children trampling on their stuff, interrupting their trashy book reading and drenching t...
May 06 2014 06:00 AM
[Note: Many of the activities and sightseeing of Bermuda can easily be done on your own, but if you favor organized ship tours, here are some of the best. ~ Jan] Famous for its gorgeous pink sand beaches and balmy...
May 01 2014 06:30 PM
Spas on some cruise ships boast the latest and greatest in relaxation and wellness treatments, catering to both newbies and experienced spa fans. There are treatment options for women and men and sometimes even for teens. Prices may be higher onboard t...
Apr 23 2014 06:45 PM
There is a certain sense of pampering, pomp and circumstance that comes with eating in the main dining room on a cruise ship. An army of waiters and assistant waiters bustle about. Menus feature five or more courses and you can order as much as you lik...
Apr 23 2014 09:00 AM
A cruise may be an exciting and unique way to escape from it all, and just like land vacations, you'll be expected to take care of the people who take care of you by leaving them tips. Automatic Tipping Most cruise lines now make it super convenient...