Monthly Archives: February 2011

What is River Cruising?

What are River Cruises Like? The Secrets of River Cruising Revealed Having cruised extensively throughout Europe’s ocean-side ports — the Mediterranean, the Baltic, the British Isles, I believed I had a good feel for what these European Jewels had to … Continue reading

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When in Rome Do As the Romans Do

Top Ten List of Places to Visit,   or Things To Do, While in Rome     1. The Pantheon If you are only going to see one landmark in Rome, make it the Pantheon. Located near the Piazza Navona on … Continue reading

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Visit Turkey’s History Beauty and Adventure All in One Destination

For A Destination with Destiny Try Cruising Turkey Some cruises of the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean Seas include port calls in a country that many cruise travelers have yet to discover: Turkey. These cruises offer a look at a land where … Continue reading

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Options when Flights are delayed or cancelled

Your Options When Facing Flight Delays And Cancellations How can travelers be more proactive when anticipating travel problems? When can a travel agent save the day? Just in time for yet another major weather storm to dump more than 20 inches of … Continue reading

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Will a Jump at the Pump, equal a Rising Tide on-board

 Fuel Supplement Charges   are they on cruise line’s horizons? Well, we’ve all seen what has been happening since last month when we recently filled up the tanks for our cars. Fuel prices are on the rise and the jump was … Continue reading

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Holland America “Mariner” Loyalty Program gets upgraded!

Mariner Society Members Rejoice   New Perk to get your cruise “started”   Mariner Society Undergoes Enhancements Recently Changes in service perks for Mariner Society Members has brought attention to a “perceived value focus” rather than mere monetary rewards which are … Continue reading

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Take a Fabulous Canada and New England Fall Foliage Cruise

COME JOIN US “TO SEA” The Changing of the Leaves Where children under 12 SAIL FREE!! Fall Foliage Group Cruise 2011 offering Come and join us on October 22, 2011 for a fall foliage sailing, departing from the bustling vibrant … Continue reading

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What Should I Pack for a Cruise Vacation?

What to Pack for a Cruise   Some Helpful Tips ……            “What should I pack?” is one of the most frequently asked questions among first-time cruise vacationers who aren’t sure what to expect on board. Experienced cruisers know that while … Continue reading

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Cruise Things that are Good to Know Before you Go

Cruise Information that’s good to know Before You Go!!     This aticle is the second part in a six part series “Cruise Mini Camp” of informational offerings         Deposit Required to Confirm Accommodations – All Cruise Lines … Continue reading

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How do you feel, about Cruise Line Loyalty Reward Programs? Do they make you want to sail again?

CRUISE LINE LOYALTY PROGRAMS Has the ship sailed on the repeat customer approach? It often seems to me that cruise lines are far more willing to offer me much greater inducements, discounts, and amenities as first time customers, more so … Continue reading

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