While some North American cities debate whether to allow cruise ships to call on their ports, the French port of Le Havre recently welcomed Costa Magica with open arms to to the Le Havre Cruise Ship Terminal.  Unlike other ships calling on the famous French city, the Costa Cruises ship will offer a series of […]

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  If that’s true, then surely a picture that moves at 24 frames per second is worth substantially more.

A few weeks ago, Silversea Cruises quietly uploaded one of the most breathtaking videos I’ve ever seen to their Silversea Expeditions blog.  Taken by onboard photographer […]

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Earlier this week, my friend and colleague Ralph Grizzle wrote about something he called his “transformation of self” aboard Silversea’s Silver Spirit. The idea that a cruise could actually be useful as a personal development strategy appealed to me greatly, and it certainly seemed to have  had good results for him.

At the […]

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We originally ran this article back in September, but thought it was useful enough to warrant it’s inclusion here again.  We’ll return tomorrow with more brand-new Cruise Photos of the Week!

A cruise vacation is arguably one of the most important purchases you can make; after all, it is your vacation – something that takes […]

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Some exciting news from Holland America Line last week: beginning in fall 2012, the ms Rotterdam will be based year-round in its namesake port of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The itineraries on offer won’t just stick to the Baltic, though: voyages will be on offer that go as far as the Caribbean and Asia, somewhat similar […]

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Port Metro Vancouver had two unique visitors yesterday, both of which were making their maiden calls to the city.

P&O Cruises’ Arcadia tied up at Canada Place for the first time as part of a unique Alaska and North American voyage that sailed roundtrip from Southampton, England, offering guests who had the time […]

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Every good cruise needs an equally-good starting point, and as worldwide destinations become more popular, chances are you’ll find yourself spending a pre-or-post-cruise stay near your port of embarkation.

Unfortunately, choosing a great hotel near the cruise port can be a tricky proposition at best, which is why we’re launching our brand-new Cruise […]

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Our Cruise Photos of the Week for May 20th focus on Windstar CruisesWind Spirit, which we met up with in the Italian port of Civitavecchia two weeks ago.

For a cruise line that was in a bit of a financial gray zone, you’d never know it by looking at the Wind Spirit.  […]

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The afternoon of Saturday, May 7th was something of a milestone for SeaDream Yacht Club, who’s sleek SeaDream I arrived at the port of London, England for the very first time, passing under the city’s iconic Tower Bridge and mooring alongside HMS Belfast.

While UK-based travel agents and media professionals got to […]

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Let’s face it: while it is possible to plan in advance just about every aspect of your cruise vacation, sometimes bad things happen to good cruises, and usually these events are totally out of your control.  When the mainstream media catches wind of it, they tend to run full-tilt with the story (anyone hear about […]

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