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To Celebrate 125 Years of Exploring, this Expedition Cruise Line Bans Plastics

River or Ocean Cruises

Since the 19th century, Hurtigruten has been bringing travelers closer to Nature.  Its tongue-twister name is Norwegian for 'Express Rout...

5 Tips to Make a Cruise the Perfect Family Vacation

River or Ocean Cruises

If you're trying to come up with the perfect family vacation for the holidays, time to think about cruising.Whether you are new to cruising or a se...

Video: Play for a Day on Holland America Line's Caribbean Private Island

River or Ocean Cruises

Think only the super rich and celebrities get the privileges of private islands?Guests aboard Holland America Line cruises in the Eastern Caribbean...

This Cruise Line has Plenty to Celebrate in Pride Month

River or Ocean Cruises

San Francisco, Toronto, Sydney, Berlin… Now you can add another destination to celebrate Pride Month: at Sea.  Celebrity Cruises held its firs...

Picture This: The Largest Cruise Ship Ever to Transit the Panama Canal

Panama, River or Ocean Cruises

As you can see, it was a tight fit when the newest mega-ship at sea arrived at one of the man-made wonders of the world in an iconic photo-op for t...

Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

Netherlands, River or Ocean Cruises

They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in the Netherl...

7 Reasons to Cruise Canada and New England on Seabourn

North America, River or Ocean Cruises

One of the greatest natural spectacles in the world is the unmatched explosion of colorful foliage that takes place in Eastern Canada and the North...

If You Think Bigger is Better, You'll Love the New Largest Ship at Sea

River or Ocean Cruises

March 31st 2018 was a red-letter day in marine lore.  Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas set sail with her first group of passengers.&...

Video: Meet the Cobbler Hand-Crafting Italian Sandals on the Silver Muse

River or Ocean Cruises

There's a tinkling, tap-tap-tap coming from the pool deck of the Silver Muse. It's being made by a hammer against a tiny shoe nail in the hands of ...

Video: 8 Restaurants You Won't Want to Miss On This Luxury Silversea Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

Silversea's 'Celebrity' Culinary Partnership By: Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/ Host BestTrip.TV These days, celebrity chefs and cruise...

Shaq is the 'Chief Fun Officer' of this Cruise Line

River or Ocean Cruises

It's not the normal career path of a company CFO.  But when CFO stands for Chief Fun Officer, it takes a unique resume to fill the role.&n...

7 Reasons to Go To Sea on the New MSC Seaside

Caribbean,, River or Ocean Cruises

MSC Cruises' new flagship launched at the end of 2017 and it's really making waves.  Designers of the MSC Seaside had a goal: to bring...

Crystal Strikes a Chord with a New Rhine Class of River Cruise Ships

Europe, River or Ocean Cruises

Instead of river cruises, they're calling them river yachts. Crystal has translated its uber-luxury sea experience to the rivers of Europe with a ...

Video: Top Reasons to Cruise the Mediterranean in Small-Ship Luxury

Mediterranean Sea, Anywhere, River or Ocean Cruises

With its ancient seafaring history and traditions, the most natural and authentic way to explore the Mediterranean and to take in its most magnific...

Putting on the Ritz... At Sea

River or Ocean Cruises

The Ritz-Carlton is the first luxury hotel chain to take to the seas with its new yacht collection.The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection launches in 20...

Video: These Robots Make Cocktails

River or Ocean Cruises

Think of it as the digital generation's version of flair bar tending. The bartender gives you a great show making your drink. But instead of barte...

Canada's Northwest Passage: An Epic Arctic Journey with Adventure Canada

Arctic Ocean, Anywhere, River or Ocean Cruises

Following a route less traveled in the footsteps of intrepid explorers and today's First Nations in one of the last frontiers: the Arctic.Story and...

MSC's 'Wonder' at Sea

Europe, River or Ocean Cruises

There's a new Wonder at Sea. The MSC Meraviglia. If your language skills are rusty, that's Italian for 'wonder', and this European cruise line's ...

Paul Gauguin Cruises Named Top for Honeymooners

French Polynesia, French Polynesia, River or Ocean Cruises

Small ship, South Pacific luxury cruise line specializes in romance.Brides magazine has named Paul Gauguin Cruises '#1 for Honeymooners'. The cru...

Carnival Vista 'Taps' into Home Port Flavors for American Craft Beer Week

Miami, Florida, River or Ocean Cruises

The first brewery on board a North American-based ship introduces Miami Guava Wheat Beer.Carnival Vista's RedFrog Pub & Brewery gets into the spiri...

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