Princess Cruises Unveils Newly Reimagined Youth & Teen Centers

February 13th, 2017

Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Partnership with Discovery Consumer Products Delivers Renovated Youth Centers and New Programming Princess Cruises, in partnership with Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications™, announced plans to expand its Discovery at Sea partnership with reimagined youth centers, including new experiences and center designs to help young Princess explorers learn, […]

Viking Cruises’ Viking Star – A Quick Overview

February 10th, 2017

When I heard that Viking Cruises was bringing their ocean liner, the ‘Viking Star,’ for the first time to sail in US waters, I was very pleased to be able to join this voyage. She started in New York for 4 nights at sea until disembarkation in Puerto Rico.  There were not any ports of […]

Seven Seas Voyager Emerges from Luxurious Renovation

January 25th, 2017

Seven Seas Voyager’s bow-to-stern refurbishment has been complete, giving her a luxurious new décor and a new collection of spectacular production shows for the Constellation Theater.  Seven Seas Voyager underwent an extensive, 25-day refurbishment as part of our $125 million fleet-wide refurbishment program, and is now underway on a 23-night Barcelona to Dubai voyage that […]

Short and Sweet to the Bahamas on Celebrity Infinity

January 24th, 2017

I just returned from a Celebrity Cruise Lines cruise onboard the Celebrity Infinity 3 night cruise to Nassau and CoCo Cay private island in the Bahamas.  Due to weather conditions we were not able to port in neither Nassau or Coco Cay.  We instead had a sea day and then made port in Freeport, Bahamas. […]

How To Pick Your First Cruise

January 17th, 2017

How To Pick Your First Cruise The things that make cruising an ideal vacation may also make planning it an adventure: options and flexibility. From itineraries that can cover the coastal United States and the Caribbean to China and Australia, to the many amenities available on today’s ships, cruising really does have something for everyone. […]

Treasures of Japan – a Journey Aboard the Caledonian Sky

January 16th, 2017

Treasures of Japan – By Zegrahm Expeditions 14 Night Japan and South Korea Journey Aboard the Caledonian Sky Expedition Highlights: Visited sacred Shinto shrines and ancient Buddhist temples. Strolled through the moving Peace Memorial Park at Hiroshima. Spent a full day in Gyeongju, South Korea with a visit to Bulguksa Temple, a World Heritage Site. […]

South Africa and Victoria Falls Dream Vacation

January 15th, 2017

I had the privilege to go on an adventure with my daughter and experience the beauty of South Africa and Botswana and the Falls. We started our adventure in Cape Town.  We stayed at the Westin right near the waterfront. The Westin is a modern, clean and beautiful corporate hotel.   I highly recommend staying at […]

A quick hotel overview – Oahu and Maui with Pleasant Holidays

December 20th, 2016

Aloha! After three days in Oahu and three days in Maui with Pleasant Holidays, I’m already counting the days until I can visit again! I went with a group of 47 fellow travel agents and saw as much as I possibly could. On Oahu, I got to experience the fun elegance that is The Royal […]

“I Love Ireland” – Truly the Emerald Isle

December 12th, 2016

12 day CIE Tours- Irish Odyssey-Guided Motor Coach ****************Started and ended in Dublin************** This was my first experience with CIE Tours and would travel with them again. I chose this tour because of the itinerary. It was very comprehensive and many of ‘my must sees’ were on this tour. Also they provided a nice back […]

My Trip to Southern Africa, Part Two

December 7th, 2016

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure  Part Two Sabi Sands, Kruger National Park, South Africa The highlight of our trip was the private reserve of Sabi Sands located in the Kruger National Park. Our first stop was the over-the-top luxurious Dulini Game Reserve Lodge. Everything about this lodge was deluxe and no detail was left […]