Cruise Safely

Cold weather cruises are becoming more popular because of the breathtaking  views they provide.

Although many people only associate cruises with warm climates, it's becoming more and more common to take cold-weather cruises. You might be asking yourself: Why would anyone ever choose the cold over a cruise in the sun? Many choose to take cruises to colder regions...
There'll be no gastrointestinal illnesses on these ships.

If you're wondering to yourself, "Are cruise ships safe?", the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have an answer for you. Each year, the organization conducts unannounced sanitation inspections of cruise ships, and this year, it gave a perfect score of 100 to...
The ports you visit will be a lot of fun, but will also have some potential risks.

We've given you plenty of tips for how to stay safe while on a cruise ship. But you're not just going to stay cooped up onboard the entire time - eventually, you'll make it out to a port, where there could be just as...
Confessions of a Cruise Security Officer

by Sid Lipsey of Yahoo Travel A cruise is a vacation full of fun and frivolity under the sun. But if you step out of line (and we’re not talking the conga line), you’ll have to deal with cruise...
P&O Pacific Eden

by Julie Power of smh.com.au Passengers aboard P&O's newly-launched cruise liner say it is anything but a Pacific Eden, with a gastrointestinal outbreak affecting a number of passengers ahead of its return to Sydney on Monday. The ship Pacific Eden, which docked in Sydney on Monday morning, has been...
Carnival Imagination

by Sid Lipsey of Yahoo Travel It probably comes as no surprise that you can get kicked off a cruise for being rowdy or doing something illegal. But you may not know that...
Norwegian Cruise Line toughens cancellation terms

By Tom Stieghorst of travelweekly.com Norwegian Cruise Line announced new terms for canceling booked cruises that will require earlier decisions about backing out of trips and impose higher penalties on cancellations. The changes, which take effect on bookings made after Jan. 1, are complex. But on one common product, the...
It's good to let loose every now and then, but you need to be considerate of other passengers.

Setting off on a cruise gives you the chance to meet and get to know a menagerie of quirky and colorful individuals. It's an experience you simply can't get by taking a plane, train or car ride. Not all of these personalities are positive, however....
These shows should be more than enough to wile away the off hours with.

It's a familiar refrain these days to hear we're living in the "golden age of television." The rise of new types of entertainment providers like HBO combined with the migration of talent to the small screen and innovations in TV storytelling has resulting...
Airline Hygiene Exposed

by sciencealert.com It's no surprise to anyone that aeroplanes and airports are hotspots of disease. The constant stream of people coming in and out from all parts of the world, with all kinds of illnesses, means that a whole lot of viruses and bacteria are spread during air...