3 Reasons to Book a Post Cruise Package with Viking River Cruises

3 Reasons to Book a Post Cruise Package through Viking River Cruises Viking River Cruises Post Cruise Budapest, Hungary I have taken a lot of cruises and have come to the conclusion that a post-cruise add-on is a luxury that most people should consider. Last week my 7-night Viking River Cruises Danube Waltz came to …

Roundup of Fall Cruise Destinations

Fall cruise destinations In addition to year-round cruise product in Mexico, South Pacific, and the Caribbean, Fall marks the time of year for popular cruise itineraries like Repositioning cruises and Canada/New England cruise choices. Have the dog-days of Summer left you dreaming of a Fall cruise? Now that Labor Day has passed that means that …

Post Cruise Barcelona Excursion Review

Barcelona City Tour via Royal Princess As the saying goes, “all good things must come to an end.”However, if you are a cruise passenger, consider a post cruise stay in your debarkation port to prolong your vacation, even for just one day, it’s totally worth it. North American cruise passengers sailing in Europe should definitely …

Accessing the Internet From My Cell Phone in Europe

How to Connect in Europe on your cell phone Well, I am going to turn the tables and ask the readers a question about my iPhone. I purposely bought an unlocked international iPhone and I am hoping to get online for cheap. Dear Internet, I am going on a Grand Mediterranean cruise adventure. I can’t …

Getting around Venice, Italy: Ship transfer, Vaporetto or Water Taxi?

Options for cruise visitors in Venice, Italy Here is the scenario. You are a cruise visitor to Venice and you want to get from the Stazione Marittima  to the sights of Venice. What do you do? How will you get around? Option 1: Cruise ship water transfer If you plan on going to St. Marks and …

Cruise app review: the Berlitz Cruise Ships App

Cruise app review: the Berlitz Cruise Ships 2013 App for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Berlitz guide to cruising goes digital Click here to view in iTunes I like what Douglas Ward writes in his app welcome, “tap-and scroll (‘flick-a-ship’)” – how appropriate. And yes, that is exactly the mentality one needs to embrace …

Pinterest Travel Boards for Cruise Planning

Cruise Travel Planning with Pinterest Use Pinterest, social media’s newest sharing site, to help plan your next great adventure. Avid cruisers can use Pinterest to create and manage travel boards to help organize images found on the web. Use Pinterest to organize travel research about possible new places to visit Below is a shared pinboard …

Cruise vacation activities

Typical activities and things to do on a cruise Cruisers count on superb dining choices, spacious and comfortable accommodations, and a wide range of activities when cruising.    With all- inclusive pricing of a cruise, most of the activities are covered by the cruise fare. Onboard the ship you will have a broad range of activities and amenities. Depending on …

Making sense of cruise lines

What cruise line is right for you? Each cruise line offers a broad range of activities to suit a variety of lifestyles. Families, sports fans, romantics, foodies, retirees, and enrichment seekers find the cruise that is right for them.