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September 29, 2014

Best Cruise Moments on TV

Filed under: Cruise,Travel Advice,U.S. — Tags: , , , , , — admin @ 5:31 pm

Here I manage to combine two things I enjoy, cruising and TV trivia. This was a fun story to research. Hope it’s a fun read too.

September 12, 2014

Booking a cruise like a pro

Filed under: Cruise,International,Travel Advice,U.S. — admin @ 7:10 pm

What secrets do travel pros know in terms of getting you the best cruise at the best price? Here are some lessons that apply whether you are using a travel agent or booking a cruise on your own. These tips can save you money.

My story for Bon Voyage/

Best cruises for sailing fans

Filed under: Cruise,International,Travel Advice,U.S. — admin @ 6:56 pm

These cruise ships have something different — sails. Enjoy the romance of the sea while you luxuriate on deck or help pulls the ropes. Pirate speak is encouraged.

Check out my story for USA Today Experience Cruise

Cruise ship comedy

These cruise ships will make you laugh. Check out my article in USA Today. This was a fun one to write.

August 19, 2014

Don’t miss these cruises for beer lovers

Filed under: Cruise,Food,Wine and booze — admin @ 1:58 pm

Sipping suds is a prime activity on some cruise ships, including on beer theme cruises. Check out my story in USA Today’s Experience Cruise:

August 16, 2014

Labor Day Cruise Deals

Filed under: Cruise — admin @ 5:57 am

I have been meaning for some time to start posting links to my published stories. Thing is, there are a lot to choose from — which is a very good thing.

This one is Labor Day cruise deals.


March 7, 2013

The Best Cruises for Families

Filed under: Cruise,Travel Advice,Uncategorized — admin @ 3:20 am

Thinking about taking the kids on a cruise vacation? Check out my T+L article on family cruising:

Life Lessons in Cooktown, Australia

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This tour begins with cave art, but teaches life lessons. An Aborigine experience in Australia.

High Art on the High Seas

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Cruise ships get artsy. My take on cruise ship art, in the Miami Herald:

January 13, 2012

Disney Fantasy takes shape at German shipyard

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 12:03 pm

Just back from Germany, where I saw the Disney Fantasy under construction. Lots of wows including new things not seen on sister ship Disney Dream .

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