Viking to Launch Ocean Cruising in 2015

Viking Star Spa Pool

When you hear the mention of a Viking cruise you naturally think of a river cruise. But that’s all changing because last night at an exclusive event in Beverly Hills the company announced the launch of its new ocean product line, Viking Ocean Cruises (www.vikingcruises.com/oceans). It’s marking the introduction of the travel industry’s first new […]

Seabourn Cruise Line Announces Sale of Ships

Seabourn Spirit in Venice

Seabourn Cruise Lines has announced the sale of its original three vessels, and Johnny (who has been on several of Seabourn’s ships) thinks it’s a good idea: “I went on Seabourn Spirit last summer and although it was nice, it wasn’t up to par of Seabourn’s  newer ships.” You can see his past stories on […]

10 New Reasons to Sail on Celebrity Reflection

My sister Carol and I

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to go on a Celebrity preview cruise for their newest ship, Reflection. Reflection is the fifth and final planned Solstice-class cruise ship in their fleet, and it’s sweet! I’ve been on four of the five ships (Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Equinox and Celebrity Silhouette) which have been introduced every year starting in […]

Share Your Favorite Cruise Tip And Win Travel Goodies

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Ahoy jetsetters! As homage to Johnny’s recent transoceanic travels, we’d like for you to share your favorite cruise travel tip. The contestant with the best, most useful tip will receive this week’s travel swag bag valued at just over $100 USD. How: Complete the following sentence in comment section below. My favorite cruise travel tip is _____________.  Include your […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise 2012

Seabourn Spirit in Venice

It’s no secret that my favorite cruise line is Seabourn.

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 9 (Rovinj, Croatia)

View from Seabourn

I can’t believe how fast our cruise has, well, cruised by.

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 8 (Sali, Croatia)

Sailing Triluke Bay

Today was a lazy day aboard Seabourn Spirit. We sailed Triluke Bay, which is an uninhabited cove on the southernmost coast of Pasman. We dropped anchor about a half mile from Sali, Croatia, which is a small town but the largest on the island of Dugi otok. It turns out Dugi otok is the seventh […]

Seabourn Spirit Adriatic Cruise: Day 7 (Split, Croatia)

Seabourn Spirit

Dobra večer (good evening)! We just split Split, Croatia and Natalie and I had an incredible full day. So far Split is our favorite port of this cruise. For starters, the Adriatic Sea has been so smooth we were able to spot dolphins from our balcony at 6:30am. We pulled into port around 8am and […]