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1.Ferry travel equals smart travel by Martin McAllister
A bit of free time is hard to come by these days. In fact, with work, kids and countless other life pursuits to contend with, there's seemingly no time to relax and do "nothing"; let alone take time off for a holiday. Yet the need for such ...
[Added: 21 Jan 2007   Hits: 1069   Words: 519]

2.How To Find A Cheap Cruise On A Budget by Dean Caporella
Today, taking a cheap cruise doesn't mean having to do without certain luxuries associated with cruise ship travel. In fact, these days, the term cheap basically means getting all the optional extras at a bargain price. The good news for prospective cruise travellers is these ...
[Added: 14 Jan 2007   Hits: 1271   Words: 488]

3.Disney Cruise Vacation: What Are Your Options? by Jane Brennan
Cruises are becoming more and more popular with families. However, some parents are opting out of cruises for more "traditional" family vacations because of fears that there may not be enough appropriate entertainment or other children on board. Of course, not all cruises are family-friendly, but many cruise ...
[Added: 13 Dec 2006   Hits: 867   Words: 481]

4.The Definitive Guide to Going on the Perfect Cruise – Part Three by Jonnalyn Ajeda
So we're still on a cruise, on our way to some enchanted land. It's a great weather today, and the air is warm, and so are everyone's smiles. Here's more of what you can expect in a ship cruise. Onboard Activities All ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 945   Words: 760]

5.The Definitive Guide to Going on the Perfect Cruise– Part One by Jonnalyn Ajeda
Going on a cruise is a fantastic holiday. For singles, be prepared to be entertained almost 24 hours a day. For honeymooners it can be the most romantic time of your life and a time to remember. For Mums and Dads being spoiled is too ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 1051   Words: 582]

6.How To Find Your Next Cheap Cruise Holiday by Dean Caporella
The race to build the biggest and best cruise ship continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Cruise holidays are one of the most popular holiday alternatives for people and what once was considered as an out of reach vacation for many low ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 792   Words: 521]

7.A Visitors Guide to Yachting the San Juan Islands of Washington State by Michael Buczek
One of the best ways to take in the beauty of these islands can be through a luxury yacht charter. Yachting is fast becoming a preferred method of luxury travel in coastal waterways and even for open ocean voyages. One of the most preferred places to travel ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 762   Words: 468]

8.Best Alaska Day Cruise Destinations by Ryan Tollefsen
In Alaska there is a lot of great sightseeing to be had. Unfortunately much of it must be done by water or air. In this article I will help outline the top destinations for day cruising in Alaska ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2006   Hits: 891   Words: 587]

9.Yacht charter Tobago by Lena Hilltorp
If you are looking for a great way to sail the ocean, you will want to have the Yacht charter Tobago. This is a great way to spend a great vacation. You will feel great and wonderful when ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 837   Words: 432]

10.Why you must purchase Insurance for your next cruise by Denis Lim
Many travelers do not purchase cancellation and emergency medical coverage when they book their travel. Their usual excuse is that they will travel no matter what happens or that they are already covered by their credit cards. As the owner of Cruise Holidays ...
[Added: 29 Jun 2006   Hits: 800   Words: 642]

11.Sailing on the Costa del Sol by ken jones
This article looks at the anchorages, harbours and marinas a sailor will come across when sailing off the Costa del Sol, the stretch of Andalucian coast commencing at theUnited Kingdom colony of Gibraltar and running eastward as far as Cabo de Gata. Also included is some general information on: ...
[Added: 14 Jun 2006   Hits: 1195   Words: 2170]

12.Should You Worry About The Norovirus Cruise Ship Illness? by Rebecca Prescott
"On the last night/morning, many people were stricken with a gastrointestinal illness that caused diarrhea and vomiting. A great deal of vomit was on the stairs, elevator and other public areas by Friday morning." So a passenger from Canada, on December 30, 2005, sailing on the Zuiderdam in ...
[Added: 20 Apr 2006   Hits: 1095   Words: 357]

13.Caribbean Cruise - A Journey across the Water by David Chandler
At some point in our life, we owe it to ourselves to take a well-deserved vacation. Maybe you have thought about a Caribbean cruise but just do not know what to expect. A cruise ship has all the amenities of a ...
[Added: 16 Mar 2006   Hits: 738   Words: 397]

14.Ideas for your next cruise by Ric Wiley
You could try a cruise in the Mediterranean calling at such destinations such as, Greece, Turkey, Italy, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal and other Mediterranean countries. When visiting Gibraltar you must check out the "Rock" but look out for the Apes. These are known as the Barbary Apes ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006   Hits: 642   Words: 468]

15.Laptop on Cruise Ship Vacation by Tony Brandis
For many of us personal computers and laptops have an important role in work and life. We all know that, and apparently cruise lines know that too. That is the reason why they put a lot of effort into ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2006   Hits: 853   Words: 870]

16.Digital Camera on Cruise Ship Vacation by Tony Brandis
A great time that you have on cruise ship for sure deserves to be preserved for future memory. We all know by now that the best tool for that is a digital camera. However, proper use of digital camera is not something that everyone is familiar with. What ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2006   Hits: 1013   Words: 730]

17.Take a Luxury Cruise Vacation to Europe by Sebastian Schneider
Taking a luxury cruise vacation throughout Europe offers a unique travel experience that will not be forgotten soon. In fact, you are likely to be drawn to embarking on even more cruises aboard the luxury liners that glide effortlessly across the high seas. Cruising above ...
[Added: 05 Feb 2006   Hits: 723   Words: 312]

18.Discounted Cruises - Things You Should Know by Dr. Deepak Dutta
What is the same thing did 11 million people worldwide do in 2004? They took a cruise. Of course, some extremely rich people did not take a cruise technically but they used their yachts and spent days in opulence in the midst of the ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2006   Hits: 689   Words: 588]

19.Norwegian Cruise Line and Orient Lines by Cindy Bertram
Clearly Norwegian Cruise Line is a cruise line that has successfully managed to re-invent itself again and again, has survived ownership changes as well as name changes, and is a true pioneer in the cruise industry. Cruise Line of Innovation and Firsts In its early days, NCL pioneered ...
[Added: 04 Jan 2006   Hits: 756   Words: 462]

20.Enjoy Your Honeymoon with an Inexpensive Mediterranean Cruise by Alex Fir
A Mediterranean cruise is a dream honeymoon for many couples, but a lot of them simply assume that such a dream is beyond their means. It is easy to see why people think this, especially since the cost of the wedding ...
[Added: 10 Dec 2005   Hits: 735   Words: 445]

21.What Is A Repositioning Cruise? by Kirsten Hawkins
What is a repositioning cruise, and why would you want to go on one? Well, you might not want to, but there are many reasons why you would or would not want to embark on such a journey. A repositioning cruise is a little ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 1042   Words: 533]

22.The Cruise For You by Kirsten Hawkins
You may have heard stories from friends about their disappointing cruise experience because their kids were bored. Or your recently married cousin's honeymoon cruise was nerve-wracking because she went during Spring Break when the cruise ship was populated with ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 1052   Words: 556]

23.The Allure Of An Alaskan Cruise by Kirsten Hawkins
Humpback whales. Sailing fjords. Gazing at glaciers. These are some of the reasons people name when asked why they are booking an Alaskan cruise. The allure of Alaska is the mystery of the ice and wildlife. ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 987   Words: 542]

24.Take Two On Cruise Travel Tips by Kirsten Hawkins
Pay attention to the advice from frequent cruise travelers. They have seen it all and have the stories to tell. Using their guidance can make things a bit easier for an inexperienced cruiser. After all, no one wants any "surprises" to put ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2005   Hits: 1134   Words: 636]

25.Taking A Cruise: Make It A Family Affair by Kirsten Hawkins
This past year, more than one million youngsters under the age of 18 years old sailed on Cruise Lines International Association ships. Young people make up a large portion of your fellow passengers when you take a cruise ship vacation. Kids on vacation ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2005   Hits: 875   Words: 514]

26.Taking A Cruise: Getting Out Of The Lower Deck Cabins by Kirsten Hawkins
Taking a cruise for the first time can be one of the most exciting ventures you may take upon yourself. Cruises are a great time for fun, family, laughter and a care free lifestyle, but first-time ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2005   Hits: 1119   Words: 619]

27.Take A Cruise: Have Your Dream Wedding On Board A Luxury Cruise Liner by Kirsten Hawkins
Weddings can be both the most exciting and stressful times of a person's life. Sure it is certainly fun to design wedding invitations, plan your reception and pick colors for your ceremony and bridesmaid's dresses. On the flip side, ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2005   Hits: 844   Words: 500]

28.Steps For A Safe Cruise by Kirsten Hawkins
Keep your dream vacation from turning into anything but. When you're going on a cruise, whether it's a family vacation, a honeymoon, or just some time away, use a little common sense to keep yourself and your valuables safe. Victims of ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2005   Hits: 710   Words: 481]

29.Last Minute Tips For A Cruise by Kirsten Hawkins
When packing for a cruise, you may think that you have got everything figured out. It is very easy, however, when planning an extended vacation, to easily forget the little things. You may remember to bring the extra umbrella in case it rains while you are out sightseeing, but forget ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2005   Hits: 865   Words: 515]

30.Healthy Cruise Travel Tips by Kirsten Hawkins
Taking the advice of well-traveled cruisers is the best thing for first time cruise passengers to do. After all, why not learn from someone else's mistakes or mishaps? Of course, you will still have a few of your own, but that is what ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2005   Hits: 750   Words: 562]

31.Cruises For The Entire Family by Kirsten Hawkins
Cruise ships are not commonly thought of as family vacation vessels. However, there are a fair amount of cruises, like Carnival's "fun ships" targeted at fulfilling just this purpose. Look at it this way: you know the ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2005   Hits: 679   Words: 521]

32.Countdown To Cruise Time by Kirsten Hawkins
Are you ready to go cruising? You probably think you are! However, take a break from the fantasy cruise running through your mind. It's time to think of a few sensible matters to ensure you have smooth sailing from the get go. A few months ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2005   Hits: 654   Words: 633]

33.Can Kids Cruise Too? by Kirsten Hawkins
What is the best way to travel with your kids to exotic or unusual destinations without dealing with multiple plane rides and dragging luggage day after day? Go on a cruise! Kids can definitely cruise, especially these days. Kids are ...
[Added: 09 Nov 2005   Hits: 690   Words: 557]

34.Book A Cruise For Less by Kirsten Hawkins
So you've always wanted to take a dream cruise vacation. Maybe it's one of those things that wound up on the back burner, but you've started to believe that you just won't be able to save up the money to take yourself and the spouse, or the whole family, on ...
[Added: 09 Nov 2005   Hits: 683   Words: 456]

35.Cabin Pressure - Which One For Your Cruise? by Kirsten Hawkins
For three, five, seven or however many days, the ship's cabin will be your second home. Depending on your plans for rest and relaxation, you might want to give some thought to your choice of cabins. If you plan ...
[Added: 09 Nov 2005   Hits: 722   Words: 600]

36.Taking A Honeymoon Cruise Can Be Magical! by Sintilia Miecevole
Many couples are finding that an all-inclusive honeymoon cruise can make their special getaway after marriage even more special. When they climb on board, they cannot believe the joy and simplicity of their vacation, with ...
[Added: 27 Oct 2005   Hits: 691   Words: 452]

37.Sailing is not a complicated sport by Michael Sanford
It seems obvious how a sailboat sails downwind: It is pushed along by the wind in its sails. Less obvious is how it can sail upwind or how some sailboats can sail faster than the wind. Sir Isaac ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2005   Hits: 1307   Words: 1279]

38.International Cruises: What To Expect When You Get Off The Boat by Jessica Davis
Taking a cruise to a foreign country can be a new and exciting experience if you have never traveled abroad. There are plenty of new sights to see and things to try, but there are also ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005   Hits: 773   Words: 748]

39.Take The Kids On A Cruise? You Bet. Here's A Few Tips. by Peter Shannon
A cruise offers the chance to enter a totally different world and that's appealing to all ages. So bring the whole family along. Most cruise lines have special children's rates and provide lot's of entertainment specifically aimed at ...
[Added: 27 Sep 2005   Hits: 714   Words: 557]

40.Take a Budget Mediterranean Cruise for your Honeymoon by Jay Moncliff
Budget Mediterranean Cruise for your Honeymoon: Taking a Mediterranean cruise is the dream of many people, especially for their honeymoon. Fortunately, if this has always been a dream of yours it is easier than ever to attain simply because there are so many yachts ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 325   Words: 307]

41.How To Pack For Your Cruise Vacation by Simon Harris
What to take. The best thing to do is make a list. Talk to your friends who've been on a cruise and get their ideas. Keep this list nearby you so that you can update it when you think of something else. Then, make sure ...
[Added: 08 Sep 2005   Hits: 712   Words: 443]

42.Tips To Make Your First Cruise An Unforgettable Experience by Mark Freeman
For some a cruise is a trip of a lifetime. No matter your port of call you are in for an amazing experience. This article is to help you get more enjoyment from your cruise by ...
[Added: 05 Sep 2005   Hits: 299   Words: 396]

43.Etiquette For Cruise Ships by Ryan Larson
Although there is no handbook written describing basic cruising etiquette, there are some simple common sense rules you should follow while you are cruising. A cruise ship is like a large floating city. Remember that you will be dealing with people from ...
[Added: 05 Sep 2005   Hits: 351   Words: 428]

44.How To Get The Best Price For A Cruise by Jeff Slokum
You've wanted to take that cruise, to experience the excitement of new ports and places with your family. You've daydreamed about your place in the sun. You've made a million excuses to yourself why you ...
[Added: 05 Sep 2005   Hits: 310   Words: 386]

45.A Guide to Taking Your Dream Disney Cruise! by John Metcalfe
Experiencing the magic of Disney at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort Paris is something that is rarely forgotten as a child or as an adult. With a Disney cruise, you can now recapture that magic on board one of Disneys elite ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2005   Hits: 407   Words: 525]

46.Cruise.The ultimate vacation by Carey O'Reily
If you are ever fortunate enough to take advantage of the joys and delights of a cruise then quite literally you will be participating in the penultimate of holiday experiences. This is an sector of travel that first became popular at the begining of the 20th century. in those ...
[Added: 25 Jul 2005   Hits: 296   Words: 480]

47.How To Save Money On Cruises by Alex Fir
1. If you’re 55 or older, you can get senior citizen discounts. 2. If you belong to American Automobile Association or American Association Of Retired Persons, you can get a discount. 3. “Buy One-Get One” fares are often offered. You buy your ticket and bring ...
[Added: 08 Jul 2005   Hits: 286   Words: 432]

48.Why Take an Italy Cruise ? by John Metcalfe
History, wine, serene beauty, dramatic people and stunning views - an Italy cruise has it all! You can visit the main sites of Italy on a European cruise or a Mediterranean cruise, but to really experience Italy - to really taste it - you ...
[Added: 10 May 2005   Hits: 314   Words: 428]

49.Why Take a New Zealand Cruise ? by John Metcalfe
New Zealand is a country guaranteed to surprise. Emerald green landscapes and towering mountains mingle with spectacular fjords and icy glaciers in a land that is only 2,200 kms from the frozen continent of Antarctica. That's the equivalent of the distance between ...
[Added: 10 May 2005   Hits: 331   Words: 422]

50.Why Take a Tropical Cruise ? by John Metcalfe
A tropical cruise in the Caribbean or in the Gulf of Mexico is an ideal choice of vacation for couples of all ages. Whether you're looking for a short romantic break or if you'd like a longer voyage with more time to explore tropical islands and soak up ...
[Added: 10 May 2005   Hits: 364   Words: 431]

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