Cruise Ship Review: Viking Star
A Star Is Born Viking Ocean Cruises debuts with a flagship like no other: Viking Star By Fran Golden Standing in your swimsuit in the first-at-sea snow room aboard Viking Star, snowflakes gently falling from the ceiling, your feet in snow and your body absolutely freezing in sub-zero temperatures, y
Uniworld’s Deluxe Décor
A Royal Backdrop Uniworld designs river cruising fit for a princess. By Suzanne Carmel On a cold and cloudy day this past March, I found myself traveling from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to S.S. Maria Theresa, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection’s newest river ship. Its christening and in
You, Me, and the Open Sea How to make the most of your cruise for two. By Sherri Eisenberg Cruising can be many things to different people. Travel with relatives, and it’s the perfect kid-friendly family reunion with water slides and all-ages stage shows. Travel with friends, and it’s a boistero
Like A Local: Cozumel
Cozumel Travel Guide Close the guidebooks and let a local lead the way. By Kandy Stahl In 2010, I retired from the life of a university professor and administrator, sold everything I owned in Texas, made the move to Cozumel, and never looked back. The relaxed pace of life and the beautiful waters su
Just Add Land: Israel
Israel Encounters Explore more before or after your Holy Land cruise. It takes less than five hours to drive from Haifa in the north to Eilat in the south, but that road will take you through dozens of cultures and thousands of years of history. Whether you’re exploring the north, south, east, or
I Can Cruise… WHERE?
I Can Cruise Where? Travel beyond the basics on these six lesser-known itineraries. By Mike Faust Cruising truly does open a world of possibilities for modern-day travelers. Hundreds of ships ply the seven seas, reaching every continent across the globe. Many ports are frequented by cruisers each ye
Epicurious: Kids’ Cuisine
Kids’ Cuisine By Janice Wald Henderson ’Tis the season to eat well, which, of course, makes you feel jolly. Children, especially, do jolly well. They’re amped up on holiday festivities, the lure of presents, and, of course, sugar. After all, this is the time of year we let them indulge. Probab
Cruise Connections: Crystal Beer
Cheers to Beers! Crystal Cruises’ microbrews cruise provides plenty of reasons to belly up. By Jason Leppert There once was a time when lowly beers took a backseat to prestigious wines. But since the recent proliferation of respected craft brewing, they now both hold a position in high society —
Cruise Wisdom: Don’t Forget to Pack These!
In the Bag A packing list of things you haven’t thought of. By Cindy O’Neil Q: My family is getting ready to go on our first cruise. I have a pretty good idea of what clothes to pack, but what do I need to bring that I might not have thought of? — Glenda R., […]
Cruise Exec: Rick Meadows
Double Duty Rick Meadows brings his passion for travel to two cruise lines. By Theresa Norton Masek It’s not the least bit surprising that Rick Meadows has a high-powered travel career. He began exploring the world at a very young age with parents who believed travel was the best education. Today,
Artisans of the World: Iris Eshet Cohen
Shades of Hope and Happiness Tel Aviv’s Iris Eshet Cohen uses paint, clay, and bronze to capture the joy of motion. By Grant Balfour In the galleries of Tel Aviv — and in Paris, New York, Madrid, and Miami — art lovers have been buoyed by the festive colors of Israeli artist Iris Eshet Cohen.
Fathom: Cruising’s Greater Good
Greater Good Go beyond typical travel with the new cruise brand, Fathom. By Sharon Kenny It seems Carnival Corporation is no longer content just filling people’s minds with fun memories and their stomachs with good food. The company (parent to 10 cruise brands including Carnival Cruise Line, Holla