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How To Make Your Cruise Memorable

Going on any vacation is about getting away from home and your daily grind. You have an array of activities, numerous dining options and exotic ports of call to explore. So why not choose to make the most of your next cruise vacation? Take the opportunity to step completely out of your comfort zone during your next cruise to create some unforgettable memories. Try New Cuisine Most cruise ships offer a great variety when it comes to both meal and snack options. And the best part is that the food 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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The Great Barrier Reef – A Bucket List Cruise

The Great Barrier Reef is unlike any other place on earth. It is home to 30 species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises as well as 6 species of turtles and over 1,500 species of fish. Clearly, this is one of the top destinations for anyone who loves sea life and wants the opportunity to observe it in a natural setting. But with climate change, coral bleaching and invasive creatures such as the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish in the area, the health of the reef is beginning to deteriorate. So 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 [...]
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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 [...]