RSSArchive for May, 2008

Cruise Food And Your Diet

Cruise Food And Your Diet

Although the food on cruise ships are definitely tempting, delicious, and mouthwatering, dieting cruisers don’t need to worry. Dietary restrictions may be for religious, health, or weight-loss reasons, but whatever it is you can be sure your food needs will be taken care of even while you’re on a cruise. The rising developments in the health industry over the recent years have increased the need for cruise liners to accommodate a rise in health-conscious passengers.
All you need to do is communicate to the staff and head servers at the cruise regarding your dietary restrictions. It is highly suggested to do [...]

Cruise Basics - What, When, Where And How

Cruise Basics - What, When, Where And How

Cruises have something to offer for every discerning traveler out there. For first timers out there, you might be wondering, what makes up a cruise? Technically cruises are luxury ships packed with amenities, entertainment options, and plush rooms similar to those of hotels. Various cruise lines go on a range of itineraries around the world, and the cruise’s features are designed to keep you busy and have fun while waiting for the ship to dock.
Now, where the ship goes really all depends on your taste. If you are looking for an exotic cruise, many cruise lines take you to the [...]

Cruising And Doing The Laundry

Cruising And Doing The Laundry

Cruise ships offer you all the comforts and amenities of home. Cruise vacations allow you to relax in a cozy place where you can leave all your troubles and stress behind. Unlike home where you have to do your own laundry, leave it to the ship’s staff to take care of all your laundry needs while vacationing.
Although cruise laundry services are slightly more expensive, they save you with the hassles of packing clothes for every day of your cruise. They offer complete laundry services, including ironing, pressing, and cleaning, for a price of course. You can simply leave a laundry [...]

Security Abroad While On Your Cruise

Security Abroad While On Your Cruise

Security is a crucial issue for any kind of travel. Cruises are no exception, where we should take the extra precaution to be careful and always wary of our surroundings. Cruise ships often have tight security measures, to avoid theft, losses, and to give guests a generally fun yet safe trip. Surveillance cameras monitor every area within the cruise ship, taking note of any suspicious persons or behavior.
The most important document you need to take care of when going on a cruise is your passport. This is a crucial document that proves who you are, and provides you access to [...]

Pampering Yourself While Cruising

Pampering Yourself While Cruising

With all the hard work you’ve done, you deserve to go on a cruise where you are treated like royalty. Of course this means the ultimate in spa, pampering, and relaxation services. Today’s cruise ships make pampering a major aspect of ship design and services, an ideal respite for weary travelers or for those who simply want to indulge in something that will make them feel and look their best.
When going on a cruise, you might encounter long days at ports of call, resulting in tired muscles and aching feet. Once you go back to the cruise, head over to [...]

Cruising And Shipboard Etiquette

Cruising And Shipboard Etiquette

Etiquette onboard a cruise ship comes down to one basic rule- if you wouldn’t do it at home, don’t do it on the ship. That applies to just about every area of the ship and every activity, down to meals and dress codes.
A cruise ship is a large community on the ocean. Yes, it has all the amenities of a five-star hotel, but somewhere it will also have some of the rudest people you could imagine. No trip is completely without them, but that is no reason to let them ruin your vacation.
Common sense dictates most good manners and shipboard [...]