Cruises vs. Resorts

Cruises vs. Resorts

You meet two kinds of vacationers – the ones who love to cruise and the ones who prefer their all inclusive resorts. These are some of the reasons you will hear most often by those who vacation year after year at resorts as to why they never want to cruise: I just want to lie […]

Does the Early Bird Get the Worm …or Not?

Does the Early Bird Get the Worm …or Not?

Advantages of Early Booking If you have been cruising for a long time, you probably don’t need to read this article. You’ve been booking your cruises well in advance – most of the time – so chances are, you are not going to change. But come-lately cruisers or those new cruisers accustomed to all inclusive […]

3 Myths about Travel Agents

3 Myths about Travel Agents

There are 3 huge myths out there about travel agents, or travel professionals as most would prefer to be called – and quite rightly too. This word “agent” is the basis for Myth #1. Myth #1 Merriam Webster defines agent as: a person who does business for another person; a person who acts on behalf […]

Is Cruising Safe?

Is Cruising Safe?

Nothing can be said to be of an absolute certainty in this world – as I am sure it could be said at any age in history. So is cruising safe? The following is this writer’s perspective on the question. I have vacationed by car and by plane, have stayed in all inclusive resorts, experienced […]

Should I Buy Travel Insurance?

Should I Buy Travel Insurance?

You have just decided on your vacation travel plans, consulted with your travel professional, and laid your credit card down for the deposits required to reserve your holiday plans. The subject of travel insurance has just come up, and having just spent money on the deposits and with the total amount left to pay – […]

And All the Family Comes Along …

And All the Family Comes Along …

Multi Generational Travel Family life has changed drastically from what it was fifty years ago, even from that of ten years ago. Families are smaller, usually both parents work, and grandparents may be working longer too. So, other than holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, getting everyone together to spend quality time can be problematic. […]

7 Items You Should Pack on Your Next Trip

7 Items You Should Pack on Your Next Trip

Our Input on that Important Packing List Every experienced traveler has a go to list of items he or she would not travel without. Here is another take on that all important packing list whether you are going by land, sea or air: #7  Zip lock bags. Make these a medium to large size as they […]

Should I Travel in a Group?

Should I Travel in a Group?

If you are thinking group travel is anything like the old-fashioned bus tour, please think again. Group travel, especially on ocean or river cruises, gives you the best of both worlds – independence but support from fellow group travelers if you need it. Sometimes there is the bonus of an escort for the group, someone […]

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