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Wedding Cruises

Wedding Cruises

When it comes to celebrating the biggest day of your life, there are so many ways to do it. But over the years, cruises have become a popular venue for weddings. They provide excellent accommodations for all those who attend, and this means that everyone important to you can stay and enjoy the celebration with you however long you choose it to be.
Wedding cruises are an extremely hassle-free option as compared to booking on land. Imagine, you would have to book several varying venues for a wedding on land: a church, hotel or resort for some guests, and reception area. [...]

Shopping And Getting What You Want

Shopping And Getting What You Want

Cruise ships and their ports of call offer so many choices for shopping. It’s easy to get blown away and go impulse shopping because of all the pretty things you’ll encounter. Especially in certain ports that are specialized in producing certain items, such as jewelry and colorful beach clothing in a different environment, you might get carried away.
Its best to think before making any purchases, because although you may not mind paying for souvenirs, these items may actually be cheaper back home. Many islands in the Caribbean offer cheaper alternatives for shopping, and are also tax and duty free. Before [...]

Where To Eat While On Your Cruise

Where To Eat While On Your Cruise

Cruise liners have made dining on a cruise so pleasurable that the only problem you’ll have on your days at sea is trying to find time trying out your favorite foods from all the restaurants. Over the past few years, there have been great developments in the cruise dining scene, to satisfy the needs of travelers who have discerning tastes in food. Nowadays you will be able to find chic, upscale fine-dining restaurants onboard cruises that are at par with those on land. Because of this, dining is a major attraction in choosing cruise ships for their reputation in serving [...]

Sitting Down To Eat

Sitting Down To Eat

Going on a cruise entails having some elegant dinners, where guests have to make reservations prior to the sailing date. Some of the most luxurious cruise ships have much-coveted seats in their dining areas, which is why booking a seat or a table ahead of time is necessary to guarantee you a place. Very much like upscale trendy restaurants, where the vibe is classy and the interiors are plush, the gourmet multi-course meals are mouthwatering, cruise dinners are similar.
However, cruises also have casual dining options that are more relaxed in terms of seating and arrangements. On some occasions, cruises will [...]

Dining With The Captain

Dining With The Captain

One of the many privileges of going on a cruise is the pleasure of meeting and dining with the captain. Dining with the captain can prove to be an interesting experience, as it would be an experience filled with an exchange of stories, travels, and good memories. You can get to know a man who has spent a lot of time on sea, and you may actually forge a great friendship for the future. Just some of the other perks you may get to enjoy are free-flowing wine, great tasting cocktails, and even photo opportunities with the captain.
However, not everyone [...]

Cruise Food - Sea Food Is Simply Superb

Cruise Food - Sea Food Is Simply Superb

Many travelers are known to choose their cruise based on the types of food served onboard. Certain cruise ships enjoy the reputation of being a gourmand’s dream; where they can enjoy a luxurious location while dining on scrumptious food made only from the freshest ingredients. In fact, the food served on cruise ships is one of the most anticipated aspects by many travelers.
Cruise liners go the extra mile to give their passengers a variety and selection of food and drink. Dining onboard is a one-of-a-kind experience, where you can choose to dine in themed restaurants, with food served by professional [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Cruise Industry Committed To Keeping The Environment Clean

Cruise Industry Committed To Keeping The Environment Clean

All cruise ships that operate in American waters must comply with U.S. environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and the Oil Pollution Control Act.
Cruise lines must also meet international regulations that protect the environment, including SOLAS (the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) and MARPOL (the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships) that were established by the International Maritime Organization.
Most cruise lines have adopted aggressive programs of waste minimization, waste reuse and recycling, waste stream management and shoreside waste disposal. Numerous cruise lines and shipbuilders are working to identify [...]

Staying In Touch With The Internet While Cruising

Staying In Touch With The Internet While Cruising

For many of us today, the internet is an integral part of our daily life. It is used for both work and pleasure, and an important means of communication. However, if you’re going on a cruise and are concerned with internet capabilities for one reason or another, you’ll be happy to know that a significant majority of cruise lines have internet.
Internet aboard a cruise ship may be more expensive as compared to what you’ll find on land, but that’s because they’re running through a more complex and pricey service provided by satellite networks. Because of its utility and convenience, many [...]