Only a Day In-.. Ketchikan

This month, I’ve been doing a great deal of research on Alaska and the cruise offerings currently available. It’s truly a fascinating destination, and my friend, writer Lynn Seldon, has written this wonderful story on Ketchikan- I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! Thanks Lynn! Alaska’s “First City” Always Has Something New … Read more

Seabourn will now visit all seven continents!

Seabourn is well-known for their far reaching and exotic itineraries, and they’ve just announced some exciting news. The line will be voyaging to Antarctica beginning in November 2013, with their ship the Seabourn Quest making four 21- to 24-day voyages sailing between Valpara├¡so, Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The addition of these new itineraries will … Read more

Silversea Spa Voted #1 by Conde Nast Traveler

The spas aboard today’s cruise ships have evolved into facilities that rival even their finest counterparts on land, and are evaluated with very high expectations. That makes Silversea’s latest award all the more significant: the Spa aboard Silversea’s Silver Spirit was chosen by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler as the top spa at sea … Read more

Royal Princess to debut in June 2013-Will feature Sports Central

Princess has put a lot of thought into the “sports zone” on their newest ship, the Royal Princess, set for her maiden voyage in early summer 2013. She will feature a multi-sports area atop the ship that has been christened “Sports Central”, and will feature ping pong, croquet, volleyball, basketball, tennis, and batting cage. This … Read more

New “Culinary Delights – Bites & Sights” Guided Tours on AmaWaterways European Itineraries

I love fine dining, and so for all you like-minded foodies: AmaWaterways, the only river cruise line inducted into prestigious culinary organization La Cha├«ne des R├┤tisseurs, has announced that it will be offering Culinary Delights – Bites & Sights tours on its European itineraries. These exclusive 20-person tour will include cooking classes, walking tours and … Read more