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Panoramic Observation Lounge on the Discovery Catamaran
Photo of the panoramic observation lounge on the Discovery catamaran of Panama Marine Adventures, which is leased by Grand Circle Cruise Line for its full transits of the Panama Canal

Seating in Panoramic Observation Lounge on the Discovery
Photo of more of the seating in the panoramic observation lounge on the Discovery catamaran of Panama Marine Adventures, which is leased by Grand Circle Cruise Line for its full transits of the Panama Canal

Dining on the Panama Canal Transit on the Discovery Catamaran
Photo of the dining area on the Discovery catamaran of Panama Marine Adventures, which is used by Grand Circle Cruise Line for its full transit of the Panama Canal

Ponant - Cruise Line Profile (formerly Compagnie du Ponant)
Ponant (formerly Compagnie du Ponant) is a French cruise line that operates bilingual cruises (French and English) on five small, yacht-like ships that sail worldwide itineraries.

Arabella Cruise Journal of Sailing Trip to the Virgin Islands
Details and cruise log of a sailing trip to the Virgin Islands on the Arabella, a 40-passenger schooner

Arabella Embarkation in St. Thomas
Description of our first day on the Arabella, including embarkation at Red Hook in St. Thomas, and sailing to St. John.

Jost Van Dyke from the Arabella
A day on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands from the Arabella

Tortola in the British Virgin Islands from the Arabella
A visit to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands from the Arabella sailing ship

Peter Island in the BVI
An afternoon at Peter Island in the BVI from the Arabella sailing ship

Back to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Home
Our last day on the Arabella included an anchorage and overnight at St. John

Norman Island and the Caves and Indians from the Arabella
A day at Norman Island and The Caves and Indians from the Arabella sailing ship

St. John and Dinner at Caneel Bay Resort from the Arabella
Description of an evening at St. John and the Caneel Bay Resort from the Arabella sailing ship

Arabella Sailing Ship - A Tour of Tortola
Description of a driving tour of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)

Virgin Gorda from the Arabella
A day on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands from the Arabella sailing ship

Dining on the Silversea Silver Whisper - Lunch on the Silver Whisper
Silver Whisper lunch options and description of dining on the Silver Whisper

Silversea Silver Whisper Suites - Sleeping on the Silver Whisper
Description of the Silversea Silver Whisper suites and cabins

Silversea Silver Whisper Cruise Ship Profile and Tour
Description of the Silversea Silver Whisper cruise ship, including the accommodations, cuisine, amenities, and ports of call.

Silversea Silver Whisper - Small Luxury Ship with Exceptional Service
Description of the exceptional service on the Silversea Silver Whisper cruise ship

Dining on the Silversea Silver Whisper - Breakfast on the Silver Whisper
Breakfast options on the Silversea Silver Whisper cruise ship

Dining on the Silversea Silver Whisper - Dinner on the Silver Whisper
Description of the Silver Whisper dinner options on the luxury cruise ship the Silver Whisper

Silversea Silver Whisper Common Areas and Amenities
Description of the common areas on the Silversea Silver Whisper cruise ship

Silversea Silver Whisper Passenger Profile
Description of a typical Silver Whisper passenger and what type of cruise traveler might not enjoy this wonderful cruise ship

Nassau - Cruise Ship Port of Call in the Bahamas
Travelers find many things to do in Nassau, which is one of the most popular ports of call in the Bahamas for cruise ships sailing from Florida.

Nassau (Bahamas) History and Tourist Attractions
Facts, figures, history and exploring Nassau and the other islands in the Bahamas. Page 2.

A Day in Vienna - Austrian Capital City of Coffee and Culture
A day in Vienna is not nearly enough time to see all of this beautiful city, but Belvedere, Schonbrunn Palace, St. Stephans cathedral, and a Viennese coffee house are some of the must-see highlights of the city.

Cruising the Danube River through the Wauchau Valley of Austria
Cruising along the Danube River in Austria between Vienna and Melk is one of the most scenic journeys in central Europe. A river cruise on the Viking Spirit allows travelers the opportunity to see this beautiful part of the world without having to drive.

Passau, Germany - The City on Three Rivers
Things to do with a day in Passau, Germany--the city on three rivers.

A Day in Regensburg - The Danube River's Oldest City
Regensburg, Germany is a wonderful city to walk around. It is the oldest city on the Danube River, and was almost untouched during World War II, so much of the old town is well preserved for visitors.

Main-Danube Canal Connects the North Sea and the Black Sea
The Main-Danube Canal is an engineering marvel completed in 1992. The Main-Danube Canal connects the Main River, which flows westward into the Rhine at Mainz, with the Danube River, which flows eastward through Vienna and Budapest into the Black Sea. The Viking Spirit traveled the entire 106 miles of the Main-Danube Canal

Nuremberg, Germany - Bavarian City on the Main-Danube Canal
Nuremberg, Germany is well known to most travelers as the site of the Nazi rallies in the 1930s and 1940s and the Nuremberg war crimes trials after World War II. However, there is more to see in Nuremberg than World War II memories. Let's take a tour of Nuremberg.

Viking Spirit Grand European Cruise From Budapest
Travel journal of a Viking River Cruises' Viking Spirit European river cruise on the Danube, Main, and Rhine Rivers from Budapest to Amsterdam

Budapest - Things to Do with a Day in the Queen City of the Danube
The cities of Buda and Pest sit on opposite sides of the Danube River and together form the capital city of Hungary--Budapest. Here are some things to see in Budapest if you have a day on a European river cruise.

Tram and Walking Tour of Bratislava, the Capital of the Slovak Republic
Things to do with a day in Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Republic. We toured Bratislava from the Viking Spirit river vessel while on a Grand European itinerary.

A Day in Melk, Austria - Benedictine Abbey
Melk, Austria is the home of one of Europe's great cultural sites--the Benedictine Abbey of Melk, which was first established in 1089. Today the Abbey is a wonderful tourist stopover for those on river cruises such as the Viking Spirit.

Dining on the Variety Voyager
Dining options on the Variety Voyager mega-yacht

Variety Voyager Cruise Ship Profiole and Photo Tour
Photo tour of the Variety Voyager, a 72-guest mega-yacht that sails the Mediterranean for Variety Cruises

Variety Voyager - Overview of the Cabins
Overview of the cabins on the Variety Voyager mega-yacht

Variety Voyager - Category A Cabin
Tour of a category A cabin on the Variety Voyager small cruise ship

Variety Voyager - Bathroom
Tour of a cabin bathroom on the Variety Voyager, a small mega-yacht of Variety Cruises

Variety Voyager - Onboard Activities
What's to do onboard a very small cruise ship like the Variety Voyager? Not much when compared to large cruise ships, but this mega-yacht has its own onboard charm.

South America Cruise on the Silver Whisper
Twelve-page South America travel journal of a Silver Whisper cruise from Buenos Aires to Valparaiso, with ports of call in Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile.

Montevideo from Silversea Silver Whisper South America Cruise
Montevideo is on the River Plata and has several fascinating things to see, including Independence Square, Government House, several parks with statuary, and the Pittamiglio Castle.

Punta del Este, Uruguay - South America Port of Call on Silver Whisper Cruise
Punta del Este is Uruguay's premier beach resort, and one of the most popular in South America. Cruise ships anchor in the harbor, and it's just a short tender ride to one of the beaches or the resort town.

Cruising the Chilean Fjords and Laguna San Rafael
Cruising the fjords of Chile and visiting the San Valentin glacier in Laguna San Rafael is a highlight of any visit to southern Chile

Puerto Montt in Chile's Lake District - South America Cruise on the Silver Whisper
A day in Puerto Montt in the Lake District of Chile

Puro Caballo Ranch and Santiago, Chile - Airport Transfer Tour after South America Cruise on the Silver Whisper
A post-cruise, airport transfer tour to the Puro Caballo Ranch, followed by a city tour of Santiago

Valparaiso - Disembarkation from Silver Whisper South America Cruise
Disembarkation from the Silver Whisper South America cruise in Valparaiso, Chile and a day trip to the Vina Mar winery on the way to Santiago

At Sea on the Silver Whisper
Onboard activities on the Silver Whisper of Silversea Cruises during a 16-day voyage from Buenos Aires to Santiago

Embarkation in Buenos Aires - South America Cruise on the Silver Whisper
Travelers to South America for a cruise should be sure to take a couple of extra days in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Puerto Madryn, Argentina and a Day on the Valdes Peninsula
A day watching elephant seals and penguins on the Valdes Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Punta Arenas, Chile - South America Cruise on the Silver Whisper
Punta Arenas is on the Strait of Magellan near the southern tip of South America. It's a popular port of call for ships visiting Antarctica or sailing between Buenos Aires and Valparaiso.

Puerto Chacabuco, Chile - South America Cruise on the Silver Whisper
A day in Puerto Chacabuco, Chile from the Silver Whisper on a South America cruise

Buenos Aires Cruises - Estancia Santa Susana Tour
Visiting an estancia (ranch) near Buenos Aires on a cruise ship shore excursion is a cowboy lover's dream--barbecue, horses, dancing, and gauchos.

Gaucho Pony at Estancia Santa Susana Near Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Estancia Santa Susana is only 70 kilometers from Buenos Aires. It is a tourist ranch, but we still enjoyed the barbecue, the sturdy gaucho ponies, and the interesting ranch house.

Historic Ranch House at the Estancia Santa Susana Near Buenos Aires, Argentina
The historic ranch house at the Estancia Santa Susana has been well preserved and is open to visitors.

Mate Ritual in Argentina and South America
Drinking mate with your friends and family is a traditional Argentina ritual that visitors to Argentina and other South American countries find fascinating.

Traditional Argentine Barbecue at the Estancia Santa Susana Near Buenos Aires
Eating a traditional Argentine barbecue at a ranch is a meat lover's dream--steak, sausage, and more!

Tango Dancing at the Estancia Santa Susana Near Buenos Aires
Tango dancing is seen everywhere in Argentina, and the show at the Estancia Santa Susana included its own version of the tango.

Boleadoras - The Argentine Gaucho's Equivalent to the Cowboy's Lariat
Boleadoras consist of three hard balls attached to long ropes. Gauchos learn to precisely throw the Boleadora to catch wayward calves. Some entertainers such as this one at the Estancia Santa Susana near Buenos have worked the Boleadoras into their folk dances.

Argentine Gauchos Wear their Silver on their Belts
Argentine gauchos traditionally wore their silver dollars and other coins on their wide leather belts. Today's gauchos wear these belts for show, and they sure are impressive to see.

Argentine Gauchos Demonstrate their Horseback Riding Skills
Grabbing the silver ring while on a galloping horse is a traditional gaucho game played on the estancias.

Argentine Gauchos on Horseback at the Estancia Santa Susana
The gauchos at the Estancia Santa Susana on their horses after the gaucho show.

Celebrity Reflection - Deluxe Ocean View Cabin with Veranda
Tour of a deluxe ocean view cabin with veranda on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Celebrity Reflection - Concierge Class Cabin
Tour of a Concierge Class cabin on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Celebrity Reflection Cabins and Suites
Photo tour of the cabins and suites on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship of Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Reflection - Reflection Suite
Tour of the Reflection Suite on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Celebrity Reflection - Signature Suite
Tour of a Signature Suite on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship of Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Reflection - AquaClass Suite
Tour of an AquaClass Suite on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Celebrity Reflection - Penthouse Suite
Tour of a Penthouse Suite on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Celebrity Reflection - Royal Suite
Tour of a Royal Suite on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Celebrity Reflection - Family Ocean View Stateroom with Veranda
Tour of a family ocean view stateroom with veranda on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Celebrity Reflection - AquaClass Cabin
Tour of an AquaClass Cabin on the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship

Things to Do and See at St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Things to do and see at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands . Page 2.

Things to Do and See in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the most popular cruise destinations in the Caribbean for cruise ship passengers sailing from south Florida. St. Thomas has some interesting history, and the island has beautiful beaches, spectacular scenery, and great shopping. Tourism is king in St. Thomas, and visitors can easily find many things to do and see.

At Sea on the Seven Seas Navigator
Things to do with a day at sea on the Regent Seven Seas Navigator cruise ship. Page 3.

Seven Seas Navigator Cruise to Bermuda
Travel log of a cruise to Bermuda on the Regent Seven Seas Navigator that embarked and disembarked in Norfolk

A Day in New York City from the Seven Seas Navigator
Things to do and see with a day in New York City from a cruise ship. Page 2.

Exploring the Town of St. George, Bermuda
St. George's Parish on the eastern end of Bermuda is quiet and full of historical sites for those arriving by cruise ship. Page 5.

Exploring Bermuda from the Seven Seas Navigator Cruise Ship
Things to do in Hamilton, Bermuda from a cruise ship. Page 4.

GUM Department Store on Red Square in Moscow
Picture of GUM Department Store on Red Square in Moscow. Page 7.

Lenin's Tomb and the Kremlin Wall on the Red Square in Moscow
Picture of Lenin's Tomb and the Kremlin Wall on the Red Square in Moscow. Page 9.

GUM Department Store on Red Square in Moscow
Interior picture of the GUM Department Store on Red Square in Moscow. Page 11.

St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow's Red Square
Picture of St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow's Red Square, which is the most famous site in Red Square. Page 4.

Walking Tour of the Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg
Pictorial tour of majestic Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia, which was the site of the famous Amber Room, which was lost during World War II.

Catherine Palace Chapel - St. Petersburg, Russia
Photo of an exterior view of the chapel of Catherine's ornate baroque blue and gold palace.

Great Hall or Grand Ballroom at Catherine Palace - St. Petersburg, Russia
Photo of the Great Hall (also called the Grand Ballroom) at Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia

Strolling the Streets of St. Petersburg, Russia - Things to See and Do
Strolling the streets of St. Petersburg gives travelers a chance to see some of the history, architecture, and culture of this famous Russian city. Cruisers love to shop, and Nevsky Prospect is the main shopping street and the Gostiny Dvor department store is the largest store in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg - Exterior View of Summer Palace
Photo of an exterior view of the ornate blue and gold Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia.

Catherine Palace Hallway Near St. Petersburg, Russia
Photo of a very long hallway inside Catherine Palace in St. Petersburg.

Amber Room of Catherine Palace - St. Petersburg, Russia - Lost Amber Room Is World War II Mystery
Photo of the famous Amber Room in Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia. This photo shows why the original amber room is still being sought.

Bedroom of Maria Fiodorovna in Catherine Palace Near St. Petersburg, Russia
Picture of the spectacular bedroom of Maria Fiodorovna in the Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia.

Green Dining Room at Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Russia (Tsar's Village)
Picture of the Green Dining Room in Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia.

Hermitage Pavilion at Catherine Palace in Pushkin Near St. Petersburg, Russia
Picture of the Hermitage Pavilion at Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia

Celebrity Cruise Line Profile
Profile of the Celebrity Cruises' ships including the lifestyle, passenger profile, cabins, common areas, cuisine, entertainment, spas, and onboard activities.

Dom St. Peter of Regensburg, Germany
Photo of the towers of the Regensburg St. Peters Cathedral, which is also known as Dom St. Peter of Regensburg, Germany. Page 6.

Regensburg, Germany - Oldest Town on the Danube River
Photo of Regensburg, Germany, which is the oldest town on the Danube River. Page 4.

Regensburg Clock Tower - Entrance to Regensburg from Stone Bridge
Photo of a Regensburg clock tower, which is the entrance to Regensburg from the Stone Bridge. Regensburg has over 1000 historical buildings and numerous towers. Page 3.

Regensburg Danube River View
Photo of lovely Regensburg, Germany on the Danube River. Page 11.

Regensburg David and Goliath Mural
Photo of the Regensburg David and Goliath Mural, which has been re-touched, but dates back to the 16th century in Regensburg. Page 10.

Regensburg Don Juan Statue
Photo of the Regensburg Don Juan statue, which honors Don Juan d'Austria, who was the illegitimate son of Emperor Charles V and his mistress Barbara Blomberg. Don Juan grew up to be a military hero of Spain. Page 9.

Regensburg Old Stone Bridge over the Danube River
Photo of the Regensburg Stone Bridge over the Danube River, which was built between 1135 and 1146. The old stone bridge has 16 columns and is a marvel of medieval engineering. Page 2.

Regensburg Square
Photo of one of the numerous Regensburg squares. The small town on the Danube is mostly pedestrian-only. Page 7.

Regensburg St. Peters Cathedral
Photo of the Regensburg St. Peters Cathedral, which is also known as Dom St. Peter of Regensburg, Germany. Page 5.

Regensburg on the Danube River in Germany
Photo of Regensburg on the Danube River in Germany. Page 8.

Viking River Cruises' Viking Spirit at the Dock in Regensburg, Germany
Photo of the Viking River Cruises' Viking Spirit at the Dock in Regensburg, Germany

Celebrity Cruises Youth Program
General information about the Celebrity Cruises kid's program for children from 3-17

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Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia
Photo tour of the Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg, Russia, which is a popular shore excursion for Baltic and Russian river cruises

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Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Paradise Bay
Antarctica Hanseatic cruise logbook of an afternoon spent at Paradise Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Antarctica Logbook - Cruise on the Hanseatic
Antarctica is an amazing destination, and a cruise is the best way to see wildlife, giant icebergs, and explore a small part of the continent.

Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Elephant Island
Antarctica cruise log of a day on Elephant Island, which is famous because it is where Sir Ernest Shackleton's men from the Endurance spent 4 months

Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Paulet Island in the Weddell Sea
Antarctica cruise logbook of a day with the penguins at Paulet Island in the Weddell Sea, which is filled with icebergs

Antarctica Cruise Logbook -Cruising Antarctica's Iceberg Alley
Antarctica cruise logbook of an afternoon spent cruising the Weddell Sea and viewing hundreds of icebergs from the deck of the Hanseatic.

Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Cruising the Lemaire Channel
Antarctica Hanseatic cruise logbook of a day cruising the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula and through the Lemaire Channel.

Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Whaler's Bay on Deception Island
Antarctica cruise log of a morning spent in the Whaler's Bay caldera of volcanic Deception Island.

Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Yankee Harbor on Greenwich Island
Antarctica cruise logbook of an afternoon from the Hanseatic at Yankee Harbor on Greenwich Island. Yankee Harbor was home to many penguins and seals.

Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Summary and a Look Back and Forward
Antarctica cruise logbook summary and a look back at our amazing cruise on the Hanseatic and a look forward to what is happening the future of Antarctica.

Antarctica Cruise Logbook - Russia's Bellinghausen Base
Antarctica cruise logbook of an Antarctic summer evening visit to Russia's Bellinghausen research base on King George Island in the Antarctic

Antarctica Cruises
Antarctica Cruises information.

Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas - Ship Profile
A look at the Royal Caribbean mega-ship the Voyager of the Seas. This 3800-passenger ship and its sisters are some of the largest cruise ships afloat.

Three Gorges of the Yangtze River Dam in China
The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China has the world's largest generating capacity.

China Land Tour and Yangtze River Cruise with Viking River Cruises
Detailed travel journal of Viking River Cruises' 13-day land and Yangtze River cruise tour of China

Viking River Cruises - Cruise Line Profile
Profile of Viking River Cruises including a description of the lifestyle, passengers, cuisine, cabins, common areas, and onboard activities.

Viking Prestige
Information and pictures of the Viking Prestige, a European river ship owned by Viking River Cruises

Alaska Cruise Photo Gallery
Pictures from Alaska cruises

Barbados - Eastern Caribbean Port of Call
Barbados is a popular cruise ship port of call for ships sailing to the eastern or southern Caribbean.

St. Petersburg, Russia - Splendid Capital of Imperialist Russia
Things to do and see in St. Petersburg, Russia, including the Hermitage, Catherine's Palace, Peterhof Palace, Church of the Spilled Blood, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Aurora battleship, and the Peter and Paul Fortress.

Helsinki, Finland - Pearl of the Baltic
Tour of Helsinki, Finland and things to do and see in the Finnish capital city.

Silversea Silver Cloud - Baltic and Scandinavian Cruise Logbook
Overview of the ports of call on a 14-day cruise to Scandinavian and the Baltic on the Silversea Silver Cloud cruise ship. Ports of call include Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Gdansk, Riga, Lillesand, Aalborg, and Visby.

Aalborg, Denmark - Home of Aquavit - Northern Jutland Danish Port of Call
Things to do and see on a walking tour in the town of Aalborg, Denmark. Aalborg is the home of the Scandinavian liquor called aquavit (schnapps), but also has interesting architecture and history.

Lillesand, Norway - Scandinavian Port of Call
Walking tour of the picturesque Norwegian seaside village of Lillesand, Norway

Oslo - Things to Do and See in Oslo, Norway
Tour of Oslo, Norway-the Norwegian capital and home of the Nobel Peace Prize, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, the royal palace of Norway, the Oslo Maritime Museums, and Vigeland Park.

Gdansk, Poland - Reconstructed Hanseatic City and Home of Solidarity Movement
Walking tour of Gdansk, Poland, which is a popular cruise ship port of call for cruises to the Baltic and Scandinavia.

Visby, Sweden - Medieval Town on the Island of Gotland
Walking tour of Visby, Sweden on the island of Gotland.

Riga, Latvia - Largest City in the Baltic States
Tour of Riga, Latvia in the Baltic States. Riga is a port of call for cruise ships sailing the Baltic and Scandinavia.

Stockholm, Sweden - Visitor's Guide to Stockholm
Things to do and see in Stockholm, Sweden including the City Hall, Gamla Stan, Skansen Open Air Museum, the Absolut Ice Bar, and the Vasa Museum.

Three Gorges Mountainous Scenery on the Yangtze River in China
Three Gorges river scenery on the Yangtze River in China

Three Gorges Lock and Dam in China on the Yangtze River
Photo tour of the Three Gorges Dam in China on the Yangtze River, which is the largest dam in the world

Viking River Cruises - Yangtze River Cruise in China
Cruise profile of a Yangtze River cruise in China from Chongqing to the Three Gorges Dam on the Viking River Cruises Viking Century Star river cruise ship.

Cruising the Yangtze on the Viking Century Star
Embarkation day and inaugural festivities in Chongqing, China for the Viking Century Star river cruise ship. Page 2.

Viking Century Star Yangtze River Cruise - A Day at Shibaozhai
Shore excursion from the Viking Century Star to the Precious Stone Fortress of Shibaozhai on the Yangtze River of China. Page 3.

Three Gorges of the Yangtze River in China - Sailing on the Viking Century Star
Sailing on the Viking Century Star river cruise ship through the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River in China. Page 4.

Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze - World's Largest Dam
Description of a day sailing through the locks of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China and a visit to the dam site while on a cruisetour on the Viking Century Star. Page 5.

Oceania Cruise Line Profile
Profile of Oceania Cruises, a premium cruise line with five mid-sized ships that range in size from 700 to 1,250 guests.

Oceania Cruises
Information on Oceania Cruises, a premium cruise line with mid-sized ships

Regatta of Oceania Cruises
Articles, information, and pictures of the Regatta cruise ship of Oceania Cruises

Riviera of Oceania Cruises
Articles and photos of the Riviera cruise ship of Oceania Cruises

Carnival Cruises - Cruise Line Profile
Profile of Carnival Cruise Lines lifestyle, destinations, cabins, cuisine, passenger types, common areas, and more.

Carnival Fantasy - Golf Driving Cage
Cruise ship photo of the Carnival Fantasy Golf Driving Cage. Page 23.

Carnival Fantasy - Miniature Golf
Cruise ship photo of the miniature golf course on the Carnival Fantasy. Page 24.

Carnival Fantasy - Lido Pool Deck
The Lido Deck and pool area on the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. Page 20.

Carnival Fantasy - Lido Pool Deck
The Lido Deck and pool area on the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. Page 19.

Carnival Fantasy - Lido Pool Deck
The Lido Deck and pool area on the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. Page 18.

Carnival Fantasy - Lido Pool Deck
The Lido Deck and pool area on the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. Page 17.

Carnival Fantasy - Lido Pool Deck
The Lido Deck and pool area on the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. Page 21.

Carnival Fantasy - Serenity Adults-Only Retreat
Photo of the Carnival Fantasy Serenity area, which is an adults-only retreat aft on deck 9. It can be most easily reached via the outdoor stairs aft of the Windows of the World buffet restaurant. Page 16.

Carnival Fantasy Outdoor Dining Area
Photo of a small part of the Carnival Fantasy Outdoor Dining Area. Page 14.

Carnival Fantasy Outdoor Dining Area
Cruise ship photo of the Carnival Fantasy Outdoor Dining Area aft on Lido Deck 10. Page 15.

Carnival Fantasy at the Dock in Freeport in the Bahamas
Photo of the Carnival Fantasy at the dock in Freeport in the Bahamas. Page 5.

Carnival Fantasy
Photo of the life buoy on the Carnival Fantasy. Page 8.

Carnival Fantasy
Photo of the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship

Outdoor Areas of the Carnival Fantasy Cruise Ship
Carnival Fantasy photo gallery of the Lido Deck, Serenity, Pool Area, Waterworks, and other exteriors of the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship

Verandah Deck and Carnival Fantasy Fantail
Cruise ship photo of the Carnival Fantasy Verandah Deck and Fantail. Page 13.

Carnival Fantasy Water Slide
Photo of the Carnival Fantasy Water Slide. Page 12.

Carnival Fantasy Waterworks
Photo of the Carnival Fantasy Waterworks. Page 11.

Carnival Fantasy Waterworks
Photo of the Carnival Fantasy Waterworks. Page 10.

Carnival Fantasy at the Dock in Nassau in the Bahamas
Cruise ship photo of the aft section and fantail of the Carnival Fantasy at the dock in Nassau in the Bahamas. Page 4.

Carnival Fantasy at the Dock in Nassau in the Bahamas
Cruise ship photo of the Carnival Fantasy at the dock in Nassau in the Bahamas. Page 3.

Carnival Fantasy at the Dock in Nassau in the Bahamas
Cruise ship photo of the Carnival Fantasy at the dock in Nassau in the Bahamas. Page 2.

Carnival Fantasy at the Dock in Nassau in the Bahamas
Cruise ship photo of the Carnival Fantasy at the dock in Nassau in the Bahamas, as seen from Fort Fincastle, the highest point on the island. Page 6.

Charleston Sailaway on the Carnival Fantasy
Cruise ship photo of sailing away from Charleston on the Carnival Fantasy. Page 9.

Quiet Spot on the Carnival Fantasy
Cruise ship photo of a quiet spot on the Carnival Fantasy. Page 22.

Sailing on the Carnival Fantasy - Forward View
Forward view from the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. Page 7.

Things to Do at St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Things to do and see when on a vacation to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands include historical tours, snorkeling, and garden visits

St. Croix - U.S. Virgin Islands Port of Call
Things to do and see on St. Croix, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Page 2.

Machu Picchu - Lost City of Peru
Machu Picchu is a famous lost city of the Inca civilization located near Cuzco, Peru. Lima is the closest cruise port to Machu Picchu.

Cruising Antarctica - Should I Cruise on a Large Ship or a Small Expedition Ship?
How to choose a cruise ship to sail to Antarctica--is bigger better? Page 2.

Antarctica Cruise Planning
Tips for planning a cruise to Antarctica, which is a perfect cruise destination--exciting, exotic, and filled with wildlife.

Common Areas and Dining on the Aranui 3
Information on the common areas, dining, and cuisine on the Aranui 3 passenger freighter. Page 4.

French Polynesia Cruise - Aranui 3 Cruise Freighter
Detailed tour of the Aranui 3, a passenger freighter that delivers supplies to the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia in the South Pacific

Cruising the South Pacific on the Aranui 3 Cruise Freighter
A typical day at sea sailing on the Aranui 3 cruise freighter in the South Pacific from Tahiti to the Marquesas of French Polynesia. Page 2.

Cabins on the Aranui 3 Cruise Freighter
Detailed information on the cabins on the Aranui 3 cruise freighter, whose main purpose is to deliver supplies to remote islands of French Polynesia. Page 3.

French Polynesia on the Aranui 3 Cruise Freighter
The shore activities and excursions in French Polynesia from the passenger cruise freighter the Aranui 3 are diverse, interesting, and educational. Page 5.

At Sea on the Wind Surf
Things to do while on the Wind Surf sailing ship

Windstar Cruises' Wind Surf Sailing Ship - Profile and Tour
Tour and pictures of the Windstar Cruises' Wind Surf, including a description of the cabins, cuisine, common areas, and activities

Wind Surf Itineraries
Description of the Wind Surf itineraries

Wind Surf Cabins and Accommodations
Description of the cabins and suites on the Windstar Cruises' Wind Surf sailing ship

Dining and Cuisine - Daytime Dining on the Wind Surf
Description of the daytime dining options and cuisine on the Windstar Cruises' Wind Surf sailing ship

Dining and Cuisine - Evening
Description of the evening dining options and cuisine on the Windstar Cruises' Wind Surf sailing ship

Lounges and Entertainment
Description of the lounges and entertainment on the Wind Surf sailing cruise ship

Common Areas
Description of the common areas on the Wind Surf sailing ship

Wind Surf 2006 Enhancements
Description of the enhancements made to the Wind Surf sailing ship in 2006

Extra Effort Counts - Wind Surf Cruise Staff Do the Right Thing
Description of Wind Surf sailing ship special touches and what makes the cruise ship a special one

Panama - San Blas Islands - Home of the Kuna
The San Blas Islands of Panama, located in the Caribbean, are home to the Kuna (Cuna or Guna) people. Adventurous travelers can stay in one of the ecotourism lodges in the San Blas.

A Weekend with the Kuna on the San Blas Islands
The San Blas Islands of Panama, located in the Caribbean, are home to the Kuna (Cuna). Adventurous travelers can stay in one of the ecotourism lodges in the San Blas. I stayed at Dolphin Lodge on Uaguitupu (also spelled Uaguitupo), and it was an unforgettable experience. Page 2.

San Blas Islands - A Weekend with the Kuna
The San Blas Islands of Panama, located in the Caribbean, are home to the Kuna (Cuna) Indians. Adventurous travelers can stay in one of the ecotourism lodges in the San Blas. I stayed at Dolphin Lodge on Uaguitupu (also spelled Uaguitupo), and it was an unforgettable experience. Page 3.

MSC Cruise Line Profile
Description of the MSC Cruises' lifestyle, passenger profiles, cabins and accommodations, cuisine, common areas, and spa and fitness facilities.

Haleakala Volcano Crater on the Island of Maui - Hawaii Cruise Shore Excursion
Driving (or riding) to the top the the dormant Haleakala Volcano in Haleakala National Park on the Hawaiian island of Maui is a great way to spend the day.

Lima, Peru - South America Port of Call on the Pacific Ocean
Lima is the capital of Peru, and is often included as a a South American port of call on cruises along the western coast of South America. Lima is also the gateway to Cusco and the ancient lost city of Machu Picchu.

Jewel of the Seas - Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship
Tour and profile of the Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas cruise ship

European Cruises and Ports of Call
Library of links to travel planning information on European cruises and ports of call.

Madeira, Portugal - Island of Eternal Spring
Overview of things to do and see with a day in Funchal on the island of Madeira

Holland America Line Youth Programs - Club HAL and The Loft
Holland America Line welcomes family cruisers and its Club HAL and The Loft are designed to give children and teens a memorable cruise experience.

Things to Do on the Island of Mallorca or Majorca
Suggestions for things to do on the island of Mallorca (or Majorca), which is a popular port of call for cruise ships sailing the western Mediterranean.

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Europa 2 Luxury Cruise Ship Profile
Detailed description of the dining, suites, and onboard activities on the Hapag-Lloyd Europa 2 small luxury cruise ship

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Small Ship Cruise Lines
Links to information on small ship cruise lines whose ships carry less than 500 passengers. Information includes description of the ships, cruise news, cruise reviews, and small ship cruise line contacts.

Europa-2-Cruise-Ship
Europa 2 luxury cruise ship profile, photos, and information on the cabins, dining, interiors, exteriors, and itineraries.

Europa 2 Cruise Ship Suites
Information and photos of the all-suite accommodations on the Europa 2 luxury cruise ship

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Europa 2 Cruise Ship Suites
Information and photos of the all-suite accommodations on the Europa 2 luxury cruise ship

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Europa 2 Cruise Ship Photo Gallery
Photos from the Europa 2 cruise ship interior common areas and outdoor decks

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Travelers' Century Club - The Perfect Club for Frequent Travelers
Information about the Travelers' Century Club, an elite group of travel lovers who have visited 100 or more countries.

Millennium Galapagos Cruise Review - Cruise the Galapagos on the Small Ship Millennium
Detailed cruise review of a Galapagos cruise on the small (16-passenger) cruise ship the Millennium

Millennium Galapagos Cruise - A Thorough Review
Detailed cruise review of a Galapagos cruise on the small (16-passenger) cruise ship the Millennium. Page 2.

Millennium Galapagos Cruise Review
Detailed cruise review of a Galapagos cruise on the Millennium, which include many dissatisfactions, and contacting the captain for problems, and not getting a refund. Page 3.

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise on the Norwegian Jade
Cruise review of a Norwegian Jade cruise to the Eastern Mediterranean. Good description of things to do in the ports of call - Rome, Athens, Ephesus, Alexandria, and Valetta.

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review and Ports Of Call
Cruise review of a Norwegian Jade cruise to the Eastern Mediterranean. Good description of things to do in the ports of call - Rome, Athens, Ephesus, Alexandria, and Valetta. Page 2.

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review
Cruise review of a Norwegian Jade cruise to the Eastern Mediterranean. Read about all you can do in the ports of calls of Alexandria/Giza, and Valetta. Page 3.

Cruise Vacation Safety
Things to do to better your chances for having a safe cruise vacation. Tips on avoiding burglars and pickpockets when on a cruise vacation.

How to Have a Safe Cruise Vacation
Interview with a cruise security specialist on how to have a safe cruise vacation, and what cruise lines do to protect you for safety. Page 2.

Tips for Cruising Safely
Interview with a cruise security specialist on how to have a safe cruise vacation and things that cruise lines do to help protect you. Page 3.

Alaska Cruise Review - Island Princess
Comprehensive cruise review of a cruise tour to Alaska on the Island Princess written by Mary and Vincent Finelli.

Island Princess Alaska Cruise Review
Comprehensive cruise review of a cruise tour to Alaska on the Island Princess written by Mary and Vincent Finelli. Page 2.

Entertainment on the Island Princess
Comprehensive cruise review of the Island Princess written by Mary and Vincent Finelli. Read about the types of entertainment, ports of call, and debarkation of this cruise. Page 3.

Alaska Cruise Island Princess Review
Comprehensive cruise review to Alaska on the Island Princess written by Mary and Vincent Finelli. Read more about the land tour part of this cruise. Page 4.

Alaska Cruise Review - Island Princess
Comprehensive cruise review of a cruise tour to Alaska on the Island Princess written by Mary and Vincent Finelli. Page 5.

Silversea Silver Shadow Cruise Ship Profile
Profile of the small luxury cruise ship the Silversea Silver Shadow, including information on the suites and cuisine

Silversea Silver Shadow Suites
Profile of the spacious, elegant suites on the Silversea Silver Shadow luxury cruise ship. Page 2.

Silversea Silver Shadow Cruise Ship Cuisine
Find more information about the dining and cuisine on the Silversea Silver Shadow luxury cruise ship. Page 3.

Silversea Silver Shadow Cruise Ship Profile
Dining and cuisine on the Silversea Silver Shadow luxury cruise ship. Page 4.

Review of Coral Princess' Panama Canal Cruise
Coral Princess cruise review of a cruise from Port Everglades to the Panama Canal and back. Join Mary and Vincent Finelli on the Coral Princess. Excellent information about the ship and its cuisine, cabins, public areas, and entertainment. Page 2.

Coral Princess Panama Canal Cruise Review
Join Mary and Vincent Finelli on the Coral Princess cruise. Read information about the ship and its cuisine, dinners, and service. Page 3.

Coral Princess Cruise Review - Panama Canal Cruise
Coral Princess cruise review of a cruise from Port Everglades to the Panama Canal and back. Join Mary and Vincent Finelli on the Coral Princess. Excellent information about the ship and its cuisine, cabins, public areas, and entertainment. Page 5.

Coral Princess Cruise Review - Panama Canal Cruise
Coral Princess cruise review of a cruise from Port Everglades to the Panama Canal and back. Join Mary and Vincent Finelli on the Coral Princess. Excellent information about the ship and its cuisine, cabins, public areas, and entertainment.

Coral Princess Cruise Review - Panama Canal Cruise
Coral Princess cruise review of a cruise from Port Everglades to the Panama Canal and back. Join Mary and Vincent Finelli on the Coral Princess. Excellent information about the ship and its cuisine, cabins, public areas, and entertainment. Page 4.

Holland America Announces New Travel Partnerships
Cruise news from Holland America Line in October 2016, including information on the new MS Koningdam cruise ship and new travel partners for the cruise line

Grand Circle Cruise Line
Information and photos from cruises and adventures with Grand Circle Cruise Line, a small ship and river cruise line that caters to mature Americans who love learning and discovery.

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Grand Circle Travel - Danube River Cruise - Budapest to Prague
Grand Circle Cruise and tour along the Danube River with stops at Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Durnstein, Melk, Salzburg, Ceský Krumlov, and Prague.

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Grand Circle River Cruises
Links to information about Grand Circle River Cruises - its ships, destinations, and cruise tours.

Cruise Planning
All you need to know about planning your first or next cruise. Useful tips for first-time cruisers, government and official information, travel insurance, cruising weather, and health concerns.

Cruise Reading - Guidebooks - Magazines
Library of links to cruise and travel guide books, cruise and travel magazines, and online general cruise information.

Winter Cruise Bargains
Winter cruise bargains are plentiful and provide a sunny respite from winter weather. Exotic vacation lovers will also find great winter destinations.

Cruise Ship Jobs - The Hotel Department
Job description of a cruise ship hotel department, which is the largest on the ship, with responsibility for cabins, dining, and onboard activities.

Cruise Ship Jobs - Working in the Hotel Department
Job description of the hotel department on a cruise ship, which includes the cabins, restaurants, gift shops, photographers, spas, and casinos. Page 2.

Antigua Cruise Shore Excursions and Things to Do and See
Antigua is famous for its 366 beaches, but visitors from cruise ships can find a good mix of shore excursions and things to do on your own.

America's Cup Yacht Racing on St. Maarten
With a day on St. Maarten, you might want to choose one of the most popular shore excursions in the Caribbean--the 12 meter America's cup yacht racing. Page 2.

St. Maarten--Eastern Caribbean Cruise Ship Port of Call
St. Maarten is a popular port of call for cruise ships, and cruise passengers can enjoy either part of the island easily.

A Day at Princess Cays from the Ruby Princess - Eastern Caribbean Cruise Log
Princess Cays are a private section of the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas used by Princess Cruises as a port of call on Caribbean Cruises

A Day on St. Maarten from the Ruby Princess - Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Things to do with a day on St. Maarten from the Ruby Princess cruise ship

Ruby Princess Caribbean Cruise Log
Ruby Princess travel log of an eastern Caribbean cruise to Princess Cays, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, and Grand Turk

A Day on St. Thomas from the Ruby Princess - Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Time for a cruise destination wedding on St. Thomas in the USVI

A Day on Grand Turk Island in the Turks & Caicos - Ruby Princess Caribbean Cruise
The Ruby Princess cruise ship docks on Grand Turk Island in the Turks & Caicos

Things to Do on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands
Things to do and see on Lanzarote, which is a popular port of call for cruise ships repositioning between the Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas.

Disney Fantasy - Cruise Ship Tour and Profile
The 4000 passenger Disney Fantasy is filled with numerous technological innovations and fun activities for a family vacation at sea. This tour and detailed profile of the cruise ship includes descriptions of the onboard activities, interiors, outdoor deck areas, entertainment, dining options, and enhancements made to the ship that differentiate it from its sister ships.

Disney Fantasy - Onboard Activities
The Disney Fantasy has many fun onboard activities, including Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, the Oceaneer Lab and Club, and the Muppets Adventure Game,

Disney Fantasy - Indoor Common Areas
Tour of the indoor common areas on the Disney Fantasy cruise ship

Disney Fantasy - Outdoor Deck Areas
Tour of the Disney Fantasy outdoor deck areas, including the AquaLab, AquaDuck, swimming pools, and sports deck

Disney Fantasy - Entertainment
The entertainment on the Disney Fantasy is diverse and of a very high quality--just as one would expect from a Disney company.

Disney Fantasy - Dining
The Disney Fantasy has similar dining venues to its sister ship the Disney Dream, including rotational dining among three diverse restaurants, casual buffet and takeaway dining, and adults-only dining at Palo and Remy

True Luxury Dining at Remy on the Disney Dream
Remy is the premier French restaurant on the Disney Dream and one of the best restaurants at sea. Page 4.

Dining at Palo on the Disney Dream Cruise Ship
Details of Palo's, the adults-only Italian dining venue on the Disney Dream cruise ship. Page 3.

Enderby Island - Amazing Wildlife, Plants, and Rocks
A day hiking and wildlife watching on Enderby Island, which is one of the Auckland Islands of New Zealand

Baby Sea Lion Pup on Enderby Island
Photo of a baby New Zealand sea lion pup on the beach at Sandy Bay, Enderby Island

New Zealand Sea Lion Beachmaster with His Harem of Cows
Photo of a male New Zealand sea lion with his harem of females on the beach at Sandy Bay, Enderby Island

Steep Cliffs on Enderby Island
Photo of some of the very steep basalt cliffs that surround much of Enderby Island

Yellow-eyed Penguin on Enderby Island
Photo of a lone yellow-eyed penguin on Enderby Island. Although most penguins are seen in large colonies, the yellow-eyed ones are often set apart like this one.

Columns of Volcanic Basalt on Enderby Island
Photo of huge, pencil-like columns of volcanic basalt on Enderby Island, New Zealand

Auckland Island Shag on Enderby Island
Photo of an Auckland Island shag, which we saw on the cliffs at Enderby Island, New Zealand

Large Male New Zealand Sea Lion on Enderby Island
Photo of one of the huge male New Zealand sea lions on the beach at Sandy Bay, Enderby Island

Exploring Enderby Island's Coast on a Zodiac from the Silver Discoverer
Enderby Island has many fascinating rock formations, birdlife, and marine mammals that can best be seen from a small Zodiac

Auckland Island Teal Ducks on Enderby Island
Photo of two Auckland Island Teal ducks swimming off Enderby Island. These ducks are rare and only seen in the sub-antarctic.

Red Coat Invasion of Enderby Island
Photo of Silver Discoverer passengers starting their hike across Enderby Island. Wonder what the sea lion thinks of the visitors?

Hiking across the Bulbinella on Enderby Island
Photo of a Silversea Silver Discoverer guest walking on a boardwalk over the bulbinella (Ross Lily) megaherbs on Enderby Island, New Zealand

Cliff Overlooking the Sea on Enderby Island
Photo of a tall cliff overlooking the sea on Enderby Island. This cliff was our objective on a hike across Enderby Island.

Hiking through the Rata Forest on Enderby Island
Photo of a Silver Discoverer guest walking on the boardwalk through the Rata forest of Enderby Island

Silver Discoverer at Anchor at Sandy Bay, Enderby Island
Photo of the boardwalk leading across Enderby Island and the Silver Discoverer expedition ship in Sandy Bay

Wildflowers on Enderby Island
Photo of some of wildflowers that cover the grasslands of many of the sub-antarctic islands of New Zealand. These megaherbs were found on Enderby Island.

Yellow-eyed Penguin in the Bush of Enderby Island
Photo of a rare yellow-eyed penguin in the bushy grasslands of Enderby Island, New Zealand

Silver Discoverer Guests and their Ship at Sandy Bay, Enderby Island
Photo of a group of Silver Discoverer guests watching the New Zealand sea lions on the beach at Sandy Bay, Enderby Island

Disney Dream Cruise Ship Casual Dining Options
The Disney Dream has several casual dining options in addition to its three main restaurants. Page 2.

Dining Options on the Disney Dream Cruise Ship
Dining options on the Disney Dream include three main restaurants, two adults-only specialty restaurants, and several casual dining venues.

Disney Fantasy - Animator's Palate Dining Room
Dining at Animator's Palate on the Disney Fantasy cruise ship is an amazing interactive experience for both children and adults.

Disney Fantasy Animator's Palate - Draw Your Own Animated Character
Diners use a template to create their own animated character at Animator's Palate on the Disney Fantasy cruise ship

Disney Fantasy Animator's Palate Dining Room - Watching the Credits Roll
After the show in Animator's Palate Dining Room, guests see their name listed as a

Disney Fantasy Animator's Palate Dining Room - Placemat Characters Come to Life
The placemat characters drawn by Animator's Palate diners come to life on the Disney Fantasy cruise ship

Disney Cruises' Castaway Cay in the Bahamas
Information and photos of Castaway Cay, which is Disney Cruise Line's private island in the Bahamas

Viking Europe - Viking River Cruise Ship Profile
Profile of the four Viking River Cruises' ships in the Viking Pride class of river vessels

Viking Europe Cruise Ship Profile
The Viking Europe and her three river cruise ship sisters--the Viking Pride, Viking Spirit, and Viking Neptune--are identical river cruise ships that sail the rivers and canals of Europe. The common areas on these small river ships are quite nice, and it is a wonderful way to tour the continent since you only have to unpack once! Page 2.

Viking Europe River Cruise Ship
Tips for cruising on the Viking Europe and her 3 identical sister ships--Viking Neptune, Viking Pride, and Viking Spirit. Page 3.

Things to Do and See on Your Alaska Cruise
Alaska cruises are filled with exciting shore excursions like hiking, kayaking, and ziplining. In addition, visitors can see amazing wildlife.

Entering the U.S. from Overseas
Heightened security has made entering the U.S. from overseas more stressful for many cruisers returning from international vacations. Their are four types of inspections that all travelers must go through when entering the United States--public health, immigration, customs and agricultural.

U.S. Customs and Agricultural Inspection
Heightened security has made entering the U.S. from overseas more stressful for many cruisers returning from international vacations. Their are four types of inspections that all travelers must go through when entering the United States--public health, immigration, customs and agricultural. Page 2.

Finding a Good Travel Agent
A good travel agent can sometimes be the difference between a good cruise and a great cruise. These tips will help you find the right travel agent.

MSC Yacht Club on the MSC Splendida Cruise Ship
Description and information on the MSC Yacht Club area on the MSC Splendida cruise ship

MSC Yacht Club Perks on the MSC Splendida
Description and information on the MSC Yacht Club area on the MSC Splendida cruise ship - page 2

Ten Tips on Customs Duty from the U.S. Customs Service
Ten tips for cruise passengers from the U.S. Customs Service on duty free shopping and bringing goods back to the U.S. from overseas. Page 3.

New Seven Wonders of the World
Information on the 21 finalists and 7 winners of the new seven wonders of the world contest

Cuzco, Peru - The Archaeological Capital of the Americas
How to spend a day in Cuzco (or Cusco), Peru on a land tour extension from a South American cruise.

A Day in Santiago de Compostela from A Coruna, Spain
When cruise ships dock in A Coruna, Spain, many passengers make their way to the famous pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela

Ryndam Cruise Log from London to Barcelona
Detailed travel journal of a Holland America cruise from London to Barcelona, with stopovers in Dover, Portland, Coruna, Leixoes, Lisbon, Cadiz, Gibraltar, Malaga, and Cartagena.

Walking Tour of Malaga, Spain
Want to get some light exercise when your cruise ship docks in Malaga? Take a walk around the downtown area and tour the Picasso Museum.

A Day in Cartagena, Spain
Walking tour of downtown Cartagena, Spain

Summary and Conclusion of Holland America Ryndam Cruise
Summary and conclusion of Holland America Ryndam cruise from London to Barcelona

Two Days in London Before Holland America Cruise
Things to do and see with two days in London before a Holland America cruise

Dover - Tour of Dover Castle and Embarkation
When your cruise embarks or debarks from Dover, a tour of the Dover Castle is a great way to spend a few hours before or after the cruise

A Sunny Day in Portland and Weymouth in the UK
A sunny day walking tour of downtown Portland and Weymouth in the UK from the Holland America Ryndam

A Day in Leixoes and Porto, Portugal
Cruise ships visiting Porto, Portugal often dock in nearby Leixoes

Highlights of Lisbon from the Holland America Ryndam
A highlights of Lisbon tour is a good way to get an overview of the city and all it has to offer for cruise visitors who have only one day in the port.

A Day in Seville from Cadiz, Spain
When cruise ships dock in Cadiz, many guests take a shore excursion to Seville, one of Spain's loveliest cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site

A Day on the Rock of Gibraltar
Things to do and see with a day in Gibraltar from a cruise ship

Portovenere - Gateway to the Cinque Terre
Portovenere (or Porto Venere) is a charming village on the Ligurian coast of Italy south of the Cinque Terre.

American Queen - Tour of Interior and Exterior Decks
The American Queen is a unique riverboat, with ornate latticework on the outside, spacious wedding cake-tiered decks, and a 19th century Victorian decor on the interior.

American Queen Steamboat - Cruise on a Paddle Wheeler
Detailed photo tour of the American Queen, which is a re-creation of a 19th century steamboat. The ship sails the great rivers of America's heartland.

Dining on the American Queen Steamboat
The American Queen has three main dining options: the J.M. White Dining Room, River Grill, and the Front Porch of America

American Queen Cabins and Suites
Details of the five different types of cabins and suites on the American Queen steamboat, which sails the great rivers of middle America

A Day on the American Queen - Things to Do and See on the River
Things to do and see on the American Queen Steamboat while sailing on the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers

American Queen Itineraries and Theme Cruises
The American Queen steamboat has varied itineraries on the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers, and the riverboat also features many fascinating theme cruises.

Dancing on Cruise Ships
Danicing at sea on a cruise ship is a popular activity for cruise lovers.

Finding a Cruise Industry Job
Finding a job in the cruise industry can be difficult but can lead to an exciting career. Also, there are pros and cons of working on a cruise ship.

Tips and Requirements for Finding a Cruise Job
Tips and requirements for finding a job in the cruise industry. Page 2.

Best Fall Cruises for Travelers
Fall is a great cruise season, and these four options are the best fall cruises. Travelers will find less people, gorgeous fall colors, and bargains.

The Caribbean is One of the Best Fall Cruises
Fall is a wonderful time for a Caribbean cruise vacation. The prices are great and savvy travelers don't worry about hurricanes. Page 2.

Celebrity Silhouette - Art Studio Entrance
Cruise ship picture of the entrance to the Art Studio on the Celebrity Silhouette, which is just off the Lawn Club. Page 10.

Celebrity Silhouette
Exterior hull view of the Celebrity Silhouette cruise ship. Page 11.

Celebrity Silhouette - Outdoor Pool and Whirlpools
Cruise ship picture of the outdoor swimming pool and whirlpools on the Celebrity Silhouette. Page 12.

Celebrity Silhouette - Lawn Club Alcoves
Cruise ship picture of the Lawn Club Alcoves on the Celebrity Silhouette. Page 3.

Celebrity Silhouette - Lawn Club Grill
Cruise ship picture of a view of the Lawn Club Grill from the Lawn Club on the Celebrity Silhouette. Page 8.

Celebrity Silhouette - Lawn Club Hammocks
Cruise ship picture of the hammocks on the Lawn Club of the Celebrity Silhouette. Page 6.

Celebrity Silhouette - Poolside Seating
Cruise ship picture of some of the poolside seating on the Celebrity Silhouette. Page 14.

Celebrity Silhouette - Swimming Pool
Picture of the outdoor swimming pool on the Celebrity Silhouette. Page 13.

Celebrity Silhouette - The Lawn Club and Alcoves
Cruise ship picture of The Lawn Club and some of the Alcoves on the Celebrity Silhouette. Page 2.

Lawn Club Grill on the Celebrity Silhouette
Artist's rendering of the new Lawn Club Grill on the Celebrity Silhouette cruise ship. Page 23.

The Porch Restaurant on the Celebrity Silhouette
Artist's rendering of The Porch Restaurant on the Celebrity Silhouette cruise ship. Page 22.

Celebrity Silhouette Alcoves at the Lawn Club
Artist's rendering of the Celebrity Silhouette Alcoves at the Lawn Club. Page 21.