Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 4, 2015

Singapore Airlines' new premium economy seat

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Singapore Airlines’ New Premium Economy Marriott Abandons FCC Petition for Hotel Wi-Fi Blocking Hawaiian Airlines opens first of 6 new Premier Club lounges at Honolulu airport Seabourn reveals names of new ships British Airways Realigns Its Program to Make Big Spenders With Large Point Balances Happier (And […]

What’s Your Cruise-A-Nality? Take the Carnival Quiz to Find Out

cruiseanality

People often ask me about cruising and whether or not I like it. Personally, I love cruising. Many people think that cruising appeals mostly to an older demographic but I beg to differ. There are lots of reasons that cruises are great, whether you’re looking for a family friendly vacation, a romantic escape with someone […]

Lost and Stolen Passports: Can Travel Insurance Help?

lost-passport

Insurance is something I am asked about pretty frequently. Travelers, whether they are frequent flyers or first-timers, often want to know whether they should buy travel insurance before they take off on their vacation or business trip or journey of any kind, really. And while many people never need to take advantage of their insurance […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 3, 2014

Carry-on

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Terrorism Concerns Have U.K., U.S. Eyeing Carry-On Luggage Ban Passenger asked to deplane after emotional support pig was disruptive India Allowing Visas on Arrival for U.S. Tourists United launches seasonal Dublin, Venice routes (flights begin June 4) British man misses honeymoon after air rage forces emergency landing […]

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 […]

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 […]