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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 [...]
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Tips to Keep Your Shore Excursion on Budget

One of the features that makes a cruise very appealing to many travelers is that you can enjoy a nice vacation while remaining within your budget. Most cruises are all-inclusive, meaning that your accommodations, meals and a great deal of entertainment are all included in the cost of the cruise, so once you pay for the cruise your expenses are fairly limited. But the second you take your first step into a port of call, the cost can begin to grow very rapidly. However, following a few simple tips Read more [...]
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Understanding Each Different Cruise Line’s Target Audience

Understanding the target demographic for each cruise line is a huge first stride in choosing the cruise line for your next vacation. Just as you would research different locales for a dream vacation destination, you should also invest some time in learning whom each cruise line considers to be their target passengers. Not only will the target demographic have an impact on the entertainment and activities offered on board the ship but it can all influence the types of cuisine offered and even the Read more [...]

Discount Cruise Options for Mature Travelers

Finding a discount cruise is really not all that difficult but if you are looking for a discount fare on a top notch-cruise, then you might be facing a bit more difficulty. Mature travelers who are not interested in spending their vacation in bunk beds or traveling through the Caribbean with spring break college crowd ships simply need to take advantage of the membership benefits of AARP. Anyone 50 or over is welcome to join for only $15 each year, or even less for a long-term membership. AARP Travel Read more [...]
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Adults Only Cruises – Not Racy Just Child- Free

For many travelers, there is a distinction between an adults only cruise and a kid-free cruise. The “adults only” phrase conjures up an image of debauchery, risqué activities and even a clothing-optional environment whereas a “kid-free” cruise seems to imply that there is simply a minimum age for guests. But within the cruise ship industry, the two terms are pretty interchangeable. If you are looking for that “what happens on the cruise ship stays on the cruise ship” type of experience, Read more [...]
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Finding Solitude On A Cruise Ship

Activities, entertainment, and excitement are all reasons that travelers love a cruise. But there can also be a strong desire to decompress with a little quiet time. However, locating that peaceful sanctuary can be challenging. With thousands of other guests exploring and enjoying all that the ship has to offer, it can require some good navigating and solid planning to locate that peaceful place of refuge. Quiet and Relaxing Every cruise ship offers guests a fantastic spa experience, but those Read more [...]