I’m always on the lookout for unique and unusually cool cruise itineraries, and this one from ultra-luxury line Regent Seven Seas Cruises is one of the most exciting I’ve seen for the coming year.

Departing June 13, 2012 aboard the Seven Seas Voyager, this unique 12-day cruise whisks passengers from other-worldly Reykjavik, Iceland, […]

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Like many regions, ports along Europe’s northern and western coasts are preparing to bid the steady stream of cruise ships that have populated their ports for months now farewell, as ships reposition to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Asia for the winter.

One such port is Le Havre, France, which will bid farewell to Continue Reading

One month ago today, we embarked on a stellar journey through the Baltics aboard Windstar Cruises’ beautiful, 1988-built motor-ship yacht, the Wind Spirit. And today, we’ve completed our comprehensive, deck-by-deck photo tour of this sleek ship.

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Travel is a glass that is never full; no matter how hard you try to fit as many experiences in as possible, there is always room for more.

Cruise travel offers even more, with experiences that just aren’t possible to replicate anywhere else.

How can you not enjoy listening to the wind whip through the […]

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Whenever I plan a cruise to a place I haven’t been before, I tend to research it as thoroughly as possible, for the simple reason that I hate to not know where I am going.  In the old days, this would necessitate visits to several websites and a trip to the bookstore to get some […]

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There’s a reason why cruisers young and old alike should be tremendously excited about the launch of Disney Fantasy next March. Simply put, her predecessor, Disney Dream, was a major game-changer in terms of what could and could not be done with a mainly family-oriented ship.

When Disney Cruise Line first set sail […]

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Have you ever heard of Svalbard, Norway? The northernmost part of that country, Svalbard is located within the Arctic Circle and is a breeding ground for many different types of animals, including polar bears and an abundance of marine life.  Coupled with an astonishing array of inlets, fjords, mountains and icebergs, arctic […]

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Today is an exciting day for both myself and From the Deck Chair. You see, today marks the 500th article I’ve written since starting this site in September 2009.  And five hundred articles, most of which are between 500 and 800 words in length, seems like an awfully long way to come from something […]

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To bring Cool Cruise Week to a close, we thought we’d purposely seek out a Cool Cruise operated on a larger, more mainstream ship. Not only did we find one, but it took us completely by surprise.

Departing September 21, October 5 and October 19, 2012, guests can get their big-ship, unique itinerary fix aboard […]

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Our second-last Cool Cruise of the week comes to us from a source I’ve written a lot about lately.  In fact, I had intended to write about something else entirely today, but this one itinerary kept coming back to me as being particularly special, largely for the unique experience I know guests are in store […]

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