A river cruise is often one of the most luxurious ways to travel. World-class cuisine, immersive shore excursions and even private butler service are not uncommon on-board river cruise ships. But what if you’re on a tight budget? Is it possible to find an affordable river cruise on a shoestring? Absolutely!
This past December we took a cruise on the Norwegian Dawn from Tampa through the Western Caribbean. One of the ports of call was Costa Maya, Mexico, which is also known as Mahahual (the name of the actual town). This cruise port offers access to a number of interesting excursions in the southern area of the Yucatan such as snorkeling, relaxing on the nearby beaches, and of course visiting the nearby Chacchoben Mayan Ruins.
Cruise ships: you either love ‘em or hate ‘em… or, if you’re like me, you call ‘em home. For almost three years I lived and worked onboard luxury cruise ships, and that statement alone never fails to elicit dozens of questions from land folk. Here are a few answers to some of the most common ones.
Cruise Lines are pulling out all the stops as they try to deliver a cutting-edge cruise experience and cater for people of all ages and background, spending billions in the process. In the fiercely competitive cruise market, operators are constantly trying new things to get one step ahead of their rivals. Here are 5 recent Innovations you can expect to find across cruise liners worldwide.