When the coronavirus pandemic occurred, millions of travelers from countries around the world found themselves isolated, stranded and in some instances quarantined and unable to return home right away. In some instances, they became ill or died. Those who were not sick found it impossible to get home due to a lack of transportation or finances. In other situations, people who had already booked cruises, flights, hotels and made other reservations ran into challenges getting a refund. This article outlines four key lessons cruise passengers can learn from the coronavirus pandemic. These lessons can reduce stress and financial loss and aid in future travels.Continue Reading

Overseas travel safety is a major concern for many cruisers. In a world where crime against and attacks on tourists are common, being prepared for the unexpected should be something that every cruiser thinks about. This article highlights common crimes and provides tips on how to improve personal safety and protect belongings when you travel to foreign countries.Continue Reading

Embarkation Day Tips for First Time Cruisers Embarkation Day Tips may help your stress levels before you get on the cruise ship. We hope they help you and enjoy reading about them now.  Your first cruise can be a hectic, exciting, and even stressful event, depending on your personality andContinue Reading

Finding Your Way Around a Cruise Ship Here Are Some Tips for Finding Your Way Around a Cruise Ship Finding your way around a cruise ship can be difficult and frustrating for even the most experienced cruisers. Getting lost on one of the large ocean-going ships of today happens toContinue Reading

The best cruises for passengers with special needs are those which provide features and services to facilitate passenger movement and satisfaction. Not all ships are equal in accomplishing these goals. Cruising with special needs can bring a whole litany of challenges. This is because foreign flagged ships and ports ofContinue Reading

Essential Items to Pack in Your Carry-On Bag There are essential items to pack in your carry-on bag. Both first-time and experienced cruisers should plan to take these items with them when boarding a cruise ship. Once you drop your check-in luggage at the cruise port curbside, you will notContinue Reading