After planning numerous cruise vacations the past 25 years and taking many cruises myself – there are 5 factors you should consider when deciding if you should book a ship excursion or independent tour. Are You New to Cruising If it’s your first cruise and are just learning the ropes of how it all works – […]

May 15, 2024

Should You Book a Cruise Excursion or Independent Tour

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After planning numerous cruise vacations the past 25 years and taking many cruises myself – there are 5 factors you should consider when deciding if you should book a ship excursion or independent tour. Are You New to Cruising If it’s your first cruise and are just learning the ropes of how it all works – […]

May 15, 2024

Should You Book a Cruise Excursion or Independent Tour

Since my first cruise on Celebrity Cruises in 1997, it’s been a personal favorite of mine and also the line I’ve cruised the most times on. Since 2019 – I’ve sailed on all 3 classes of Celebrity ships. Celebrity Cruises is considered a premium cruise line (with ship sizes ranging from 2000-3500 passengers) and is owned by the Royal Caribbean Group. It’s […]

February 9, 2024

7 Reasons to Cruise Aboard Celebrity Cruises

I recently returned from my first river cruise experience! My husband and I had a great time cruising on the Danube for a week between Budapest and Germany. Let’s talk about all the good stuff first! Pros Docking The river boats dock in the heart of the cities and villages. There is no tendering, waiting in security lines or long bus transfers. It […]

March 18, 2023

Pros & Cons of River Cruising

In August my husband and I took our first river cruise! As Viking Cruises is one of the most popular cruise lines with my clients – we chose to try them first. About a month before – I booked us a last minute journey on the Danube from Budapest to Passau. We had 6 port stops and visited 4 countries on this Upper […]

October 11, 2022

Places We Visited on Our Danube Cruise

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