All posts by Amy Andrews

Port of Call Profile: Cozumel

When people think of the Caribbean, Cozumel isn’t always one of the destinations that comes to mind. But this Western Caribbean island offers numerous opportunities to immerse yourself in a local culture that’s been around far longer than any of us can imagine. Welcome to Cozumel! Read more [...]

Cruise News Roundup

In this roundup of recent news, see what happens when someone on a cruise ship comes down with measles, find out how to score great deals on cruises, get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to work on a Disney Cruise Line ship, and more. Read more [...]

Cruise News Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup of cruise news you can use spotlights cruise lines that are recognized for their handicapped-accessible ships. Learn where you can take a cruise that can only be described as “a good thing”, a la Martha Stewart. Find out how Juneau, AK, is dealing with the increased smog that summer cruise ships bring to the city. And finally, if the recent news footage of that tempest-tossed ship off the coast of Norway had you asking yourself "Just how did that happen?", then USA Today has a story for you. Read more [...]

Cruise News Weekly Roundup

Here's a quick recap of some of the more interesting stories coming out of the cruise industry this week, from on-board entertainment to brief passenger profiles, to one way cruise fans can spend more time at sea. Read more [...]

Why a Cruise is the Perfect Chance to Practice Mindfulness

Most folks lead pretty hectic lives full of family and work obligations that leave them feeling exhausted and burned out. The idea of a vacation may even feel like just one more thing on the to-do list instead of a chance to take a real break from daily life and recharge. And while that might be true for many kinds of trips, taking a cruise offers passengers an extended opportunity to find mindfulness at sea. Read more [...]

5 Camera Tips for Cruise Ship Vacations

After all the perfume is used, the candies or coffee have been enjoyed, and the suntans have faded, the photographs from a cruise ship vacation take on additional value. Photos are powerful mementos of great trips gone by and can take you back to that moment – on the beach, at a local festival, or watching your child try an exotic dish for the first time – instantly. Here’s how to ensure you’re camera-ready at all times. Read more [...]