It’s time to add a cruise to your travel bucket list

It’s time to add a cruise to your travel bucket list

By Eileen Ogintz What’s on your bucket travel list? It’s time for you to think about a family cruise. After more than two years of limited or no travel, the options are amazing. Do you want to gather the extended family? Do you want to cruise the Mediterranean,...
This is the year to cruise to Alaska

This is the year to cruise to Alaska

By Eileen Ogintz Calving glaciers, bears, eagles, and just-caught salmon and halibut. Welcome back to cruising to Alaska! Yes, Alaska cruising is back—big time now that the Centers for Disease Control has removed COVID-19 warnings for cruise ship travelers. The cruise...

Carnival Ships Meet Up to Celebrate 50 Birthday

Seven of Carnival Cruise Line’s ships met up off the coast of Baja California on March 5 to celebrate the birth of the company 50 years ago. More to come. The meetup was part of Carnival Cruise Line’s year-long 50th birthday festivities and its Sailabrations cruises,...
It’s safe to cruise again. Time to re-book!

It’s safe to cruise again. Time to re-book!

By Eileen Ogintz Here’s the good news. We can sail safely on a cruise ship—even with young kids! Just in time for Easter breaks (and summer planning), the Centers for Disease Control lifted its warnings that travelers avoid cruise ships. The CDC still recommends...
Why We Cruise: The Food Helps Explain

Why We Cruise: The Food Helps Explain

ABOARD CARNVAL MARDI GRAS IN THE CARIBBEAN SEA — I just can’t do it all. In seven days aboard Carnival’s new megaship Mardi Gras, it’s impossible to do (or eat) everything offered on board. “There is no way you can do it all in seven days,” Carnival Corporation...