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    What to do when your cruise ship breaks down
    Although it doesn’t happen very often, ships do occasionally break down. It could be compared to a car with a flat tire or one where the engine quits for some unknown reason. Although the ship is a bit more complex there are some...
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    Cruising Can Offer All Inclusive Vacations
    While vacations are nice, needed, and important, they can become costly. This cost is often associated with additional expenses such as food, beverages, and entertainment. If you are interested in vacationing aboard a cruise ship, but you are...
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    Cruise line ambience, amenities vary widely, so choose wisely
    Cruise vacations are a value proposition, considering that the fares always cover accommodations, meals and entertainment. But bottom-line affordability usually dictates the cruise category that a person ultimately will book.In the &ldquo...
  • Alaska cruise
    Top Deck: Cruise Alaska this summer
    Top Deck publishes every Saturday. Don't miss one!It isn't too late to book an Alaska cruise for this summer, and Holland America Line is making it easier to check out its vacation options. A new app optimized for Apple, Android and...
  • Princess Cruises in Alaska
    Princess' cruise ship 'pulled' ashore by Alaska sled dogs
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernWe last sailed aboard the Ruby Princess during a Western Caribbean trip and so enjoyed our warm, sunny ports of call. Yet even with welcomes like reggae banks and mariachi music, we have to admit that...
  • River cruising
    Top Deck: A deal from Tauck river cruising
    Top Deck publishes every Saturday. Don't miss one!Price cut! Luxury tour and river ship operator Tauck is offering a deal travelers who book a 2016 river voyage in Europe. Thanks to the dollar's gain against the euro. Tauck says it has...
  • Gyspsy Spirit
    Book Review, "Gypsy Spirit, what my boat taught me about love and life"
    "Gypsy Spirit, what my boat taught me about love and life," by Christine Bukruian.I picked up this book on a whim, looking for anything sailing related to take my mind off of a long boring night at work on a holiday when nobody else was...
  • Time to go home
    Emerald Princess arrival back in Houston
    The final morning of a cruise is always a sad time for the passengers because the fun is over. For many it is also the beginning of a long trek back home which can in some cases consume the entire day and involve several modes of transportation...
  • Carnival Cruise Lines announces room service charges
    Carnival Cruise Lines announces room service charges
    Frequent Carnival cruisers, otherwise known as Very Important Fun Persons or VIFPs for short, will have their fun cut short soon when the cruise line introduces room service fees reported Fox News on April 7, 2015. Room service charges will begin...
  • John Bridenbeck in the Sea of Cortez
    A novice sailor cruising in the Sea of Cortez
    In 2014, John Bridenbeck accepted an offer he couldn’t refuse: to borrow a family friend’s sailboat and go cruising in the Sea of Cortez. He had just graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in psychology and was...
  • Le Boreal is one of PONANT's ships
    French cruise line PONANT expands to Alaska, sailing from Seattle and Vancouver
    Cruise line PONANT, the only French cruise line,has been polar cruising for 15 years. For the 2015 season, PONANT is expanding its offerings to include Alaska's Inside Passage and Arctic Russia. Sailings are from Seattle, Vancouver BC and...
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    A coupe days at sea on Emerald Princess
    On our first Sea Day I woke up earlier than I planned, so went up a deck to the buffet to get a couple of pastries and bring them back to the cabin. In the passageway I saw the cleaning cart, so knew Jason was up and working hard already. When I...
  • A medical evacuation at sea
    A medical evacuation at sea
    I’ve now had a front row seat for two different medical evacuations while a cruise ship was at sea. This is not something that I am excited to write about because in the case of both patients they were seriously injured and/or sick. I know...
  • Carnival announces 9 new ships
    Carnival orders nine new ships
    Carnival Corporation has announced it has ordered nine new ships which will be delivered between 2019 and 2022. What accounts for this massive expansion? Growth including the Chinese market (in China.) Fincantieri and Meyer Werft shipyards have...
  • Wendy Perrin, Star Breeze Godmother
    Windstar Cruises names Wendy Perrin Godmother of new Star Breeze
    By J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernTake a gander at these itineraries for Windstar Cruises’ newest addition, the Star Breeze:Nice to Rome, Rome to Nice, Monte Carlo to Rome, Rome to Venice, Venice to Rome, Rome to Barcelona, Barcelona to...
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