Guests left behind when a ship sails away is usually an unfortunate situation no cruise line likes to talk about. But when it happened last week in Naples, cheers rang out around the world.
The guests weren’t late, which is usually how guests miss ships.
Earlier this summer, Europe-based MSC Cruises had announced its new COVID-era health and safety protocols, developed...
Suddenly, everyone is golfing again.
With only a few minor tweaks that courses have easily implemented, the game checks all the boxes for a COVID-safe pastime. So it’s no surprise that even less committed golfers have dusted off the clubs, rediscovering the delights to be found on the greens.
As we rediscover travel, the same features that make golf the ideal pursuit in...
It’s one of the least-loved experiences on a cruise. Not long after you board your ship with excitement to explore and start your vacation, you are required to put down your cocktail, and report to your ‘muster station’ for a mandatory safety drill.
Sometimes, you even have to go back to your stateroom, collect your life vest, and take it – or...
COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries to appeal to every cruise traveler's interests.
'Bubble' travel is the first step in the return to travel.
Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/Host of BestTrip TV
and cruise expert, explains the unique...
You might see this view sooner than you think.
The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned full blast. More like a trickle. And there’s a clear pattern that’s going to shape your travel opportunities for at least the rest of this year, and possibly into 2021.
Human interaction has gone from shelter-in-place,...
Silversea has welcomed its first-ever destination-specific ship, the Silver Origin, designed for ultra-luxury expedition sailings in the Galapagos.
It’s a good-news, milestone event for the cruise line - and for cruising.
The global pandemic shutdown has resulted in a number of scheduled new ships to be delayed or postponed, so the official flag ceremony marking the completion of the Silver Origin will...
We’re all dreaming of the day we can return to cruise travel. So why not dream big?
Vacations are all about treating yourself, and a luxury Crystal cruise is a delightful holiday indulgence. A butler suite on a Crystal Cruise is a dream come true.
Crystal Cruises come in different styles:
River cruising on four state-of-the-art, all-suite, butler serviced ships with the World’s Most...
There may be no dish that evokes cruising more than Baked Alaska.
A miracle dessert of warm, caramelized meringue on the outside, still magically full of layers of frozen ice cream on the inside. No one really knows why, but somewhere along the way, it became a classic of traditional cruise culture.
Even today, Baked Alaska is often served on celebration, formal...