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Two Bucket List Cruises in One

The Norwegian Jewel, which was just refurbished in 2017 is offering cruise enthusiasts the opportunity to experience two amazing destinations in a single unforgettable trip. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance to enjoy both Hawaii and French Polynesia on a single 13-day cruise. Read more [...]
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The Best West Coast Departure Cruise Options

The west coast offers many departures for cruises from as short as just one night to longer vacations that span more than 15 nights. And with the time that you save getting to the east coast, you might even be able to book a longer cruise. Read more [...]
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How to Prevent Jet Lag so It Doesn’t Ruin Your Cruise

As you are packing for your cruise, there might be a few items that you are overlooking if your trip requires a long flight to your departure port. When flying across multiple time zones to meet your ship, jet lag is a very real possibility. But there are a few tips and tricks which can help to minimize the impact that this necessary evil has on your vacation plans. Understanding Jet Lag Jet lag is actually a short-term sleep disorder which occurs when you fly across several time zones. This Read more [...]
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Galapagos – A Bucket List Cruise

The Galapagos Islands, in the Pacific Ocean, are well known as one of the premier destinations for wildlife-viewing. The archipelago rests about 550 miles off the coast of Ecuador and is comprised of 21 islands in total and covers roughly 3,000 square miles. This magnificent haven of nature was one of the first sites to be designated a Natural World Heritage Site. And for travelers who wish to fully experience the true majesty of Galapagos, the only choice is a cruise aboard the Silversea's  Silver Read more [...]
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Save A Day of Your Vacation – Depart From New York

If you are a resident of the east coast, then when booking a cruise, you are likely to be looking at ships which sail out of the Port of Miami or possibly another port in Florida. But boarding your ship in Florida means that you need to spend almost a day of precious vacation time traveling to and from the port. What many travelers don’t know is that they can recover that lost day of vacation time, or a great deal of it, by booking a cruise which departs from one of two ports in the New York Read more [...]

Join a Global Treasure Hunt While On Your Cruise Geocaching!

As you explore the different ports of call on your cruise, you can also take part in a global treasure hunt called Geocaching. This recreational activity is a great way to explore a city, find a treasure and add to the adventure of your cruise for free. All you need is a cell phone with GPS or any other GPS receiver and you are ready to begin. Getting Started There are many sites which offer participants the GPS positioning information needed to search for a treasure. One of the most popular, geocaching.com, Read more [...]