What to Do When You Get Sick on a Cruise

What to do when you get sick on a cruise

Cruises can provide travelers with an opportunity to experience new cultures, see interesting sights, taste new foods, spend time in nature, and have a whole lot of fun. Cruising is a convenient way to travel to many destinations while unpacking just once. Plus, many cruise lines offer kid-friendly entertainment as well as free childcare, making […]

Save Your Travel Sanity with a Multigenerational Cruise

If you’d prefer getting a root canal to going on a holiday with your parents or in-laws, take heart. There is a way to vacation with the folks while minimizing family blow-ups. Booking a cruise with extended family is a fantastic way to be together, as much or as little as you’d like. And nobody […]

Dos & Don’ts of Disney’s Castaway Cay

Dos and Dont's of Disney's Castaaway Cay

While Disney’s Castaway Cay in The Bahamas is a wee isle, 3.1 miles long and 2.2 miles wide, it is packed with so much to do, you might have a hard time deciding how to spend your time. There’s sunbathing, waterslides, bike trails, open-air massages, two water play areas, parasailing, fishing, a stingray interaction adventure and more. Caribbean cruisers aboard […]

Which Disney character is the centerpiece in Fantasy’s lobby?

a) Mickey Mouse
b) Ariel
c) Donald Duck
d) Minnie Mouse
e) Dumbo

Thoughts with Costa Concordia Victims and Survivors

A Costa Cruise ship sunk last night off the coast of Civitavecchia, Italy. Three have been reported dead. Forty are still missing. I first read about the tragedy early this morning via a link on Twitter to an article in the UK’s Daily Daily Mail Online. This is the part that gives me chills:

Which cruise line was featured on the television hit, The Love Boat?

a) Norwegian Cruise Line
b) Royal Caribbean International
c) Princess Cruises
d) Carnival Cruise Line

Disney Cruise – The Ideal Family Vacation

Here’s what I’ve been telling anyone who’ll listen since I set sail with Mickey Mouse and friends in 2007: A Disney Cruise is THE ideal vacation for families! Whether you have a baby, kid, or teen…everyone’s needs (and wants!) are met on a Disney Cruise, including the parents’! Here are just some of the reasons I’m such a big fan of cruising Disney-style…

Tips for a Romantic Getaway WITH the Kids!

Here are a nine tips to help you and your other half keep your relationship merry by squeezing some romance into a family vacation!

Beach Day in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

My family’s favorite port during last year’s nine-day cruise through the Mexican Riviera was Zihuatanejo. A laid-back, authentically Mexican beach town was what we were looking for…and it’s just what we found.