6 things you need to know about Celebrity cruises

6 things you need to know about Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises has long been one of our go-to mainstream cruise lines when looking for our next cruise vacation. While we also have been lucky enough to cruise with Royal Caribbean, MSC, NCL, Azamara, Princess Cruises, and Oceania Cruises, Celebrity has become the standard to compare other cruises. We love … Read article

5 pillars of a great cruise vacation

The 5 pillars of a great cruise vacation

What we consider luxury, ultra-luxury, or an elevated cruise experience is very different from customer to customer. Most important is that the expectation of your cruise matches your real-life experience both onboard and onshore. However, we believe some areas can make or break a great cruise vacation. We call them … Read article

High speed train at the train station in Milano

How to search, plan and book train travel in Italy

In a country with an abundance of historical and cultural attractions and picturesque landscapes, booking a Mediterranean cruise from or to an Italian port is an excellent opportunity to extend your vacation and explore other bucket list destinations in Italy. A cruise combined with train travel is the best way … Read article

Save money booking a cruise with cruise fare tracking

Cruise fare tracking – how to save money on your next cruise

How do you know you get the best price when you book your cruise? Cruise fare tracking allows you to monitor the price of cruises over time and, therefore, will enable you to book at the best price. Everyone wants a great deal when booking a holiday. Regardless of how … Read article

Mediterranean cruise luggage packing list

Mediterranean cruise packing list – a quick and easy guide

So you’re off to the Mediterranean for a dream cruise in the summer. Perhaps by now, you have read how changeable the weather can be depending if you are traveling in the spring, summer, or fall. Whether you are a seasoned cruiser or a first-time cruise guest, we recommend you … Read article

Answers to the most asked cruise questions of 2022

21 most asked cruise questions of 2022

Of all the hundreds of questions we have seen throughout the year, these are the most common that cruise guests are curious about when planning and booking a cruise vacation. So we thought we would gather them all together in one place so they can help you with your next … Read article

Cruise port Valetta, Malta

Port Valletta, Malta – a place to unwind

Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta is an enticing, sun-drenched island that hosts cruise ships year-round. If you are lucky enough to have the island on your next cruise itinerary, with shore excursions from port Valletta, you’ll discover that Malta is in a class of its own. Known … Read article

Learn how a 4-day cruise can be long enough for the ideal short cruise getaway

Is a 4-day cruise long enough for a short cruise getaway?

Speak to any avid cruiser and you may be surprised to learn that they cruise at least four times a year. If your time and budget allow, this is a great way to see new places. But not all cruises are created equal. And to squeeze in more sailings and … Read article

Reasons not to buy internet packages on a cruise holiday

3 reasons not to buy internet packages on a cruise

Internet access on cruise ships is not perfect, but it’s getting there. From SpaceX partnerships with Royal Caribbean to Quantum class satellites, internet access on the ocean is stretching the boundaries, if indeed there are any. And while high-speed connections may still be a little sketchy in the far-flung regions … Read article

Find out if a b2b cruise could be your next cruise vacation

Is a b2b cruise your next cruise vacation?

Simply put, a b2b cruise means back-to-back cruises whereby you book two consecutive cruises with the same cruise line. The first ending on the same day the next one begins. The advantage of booking a back to back cruise is that you experience two different cruise routes while on board … Read article