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A Few Easy Ways to Stay Safe on a Cruise

The biggest news in the cruise world right now is that of the Royal Caribbean passenger who gained a lifetime ban for herself after posing for a photo on the railing of a ship, seriously endangering herself. While it's obvious to many of us that this is reckless behavior that even the best selfie may not be worth, it's times like this that serve as the perfect moment to remind ourselves of some very simple ways to stay safe on our cruises. Read more [...]

How to Overcome Your Fears and Enjoy a Cruise

For those that suffer from fears of the ocean, or seasickness, or are simply always jumping to the worst possible solution (we've all seen Titanic...), cruises can seem like a nightmare. Luckily, there are plenty of ways that the cruise-averse can conquer their fears and learn to appreciate the unique travel experience for what it can offer.  Read more [...]

Oasis of The Seas Cancels Cruises

Most travelers have heard of the crane accident on the Oasis of the Seas which caused the cruise line to cancel the cruises for this April. 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 [...]

Viking Sky’s Defining Moments

Viking is stepping up and showing the character of their corporation and their crew members as they rise to the challenges presented by this accident.  Read more [...]
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Norwegian Cruise Line Faces Lawsuit After 2017 Cruise Into Bomb Cyclone

A winter hurricane, called a bomb cyclone, was directly in the path of the Breakaway but the ship’s crew decided to remain on course and sail through this massive storm front Read more [...]