What sounds better: scraping snow and ice off your windshield or lounging by the pool with a festive drink? Making small talk with your visiting in-laws or eating a delicious meal from a professional chef? If you answered the latter, then you’re in luck, because cruises are available and waiting for you to enjoy the holidays on the sea.
While most people opt to stay home for the holidays or travel to spend them with their family, why not go for something a little different this year and jump aboard a holiday cruise! Many cruise lines get in a …
Many potential cruise customers have been turned off by recent reports of mechanical failures, sickness, and injuries on major cruise lines.
But despite horror stories like the incident aboard the Carnival Triumph in 2013, the vast majority of passengers have a wonderful cruise vacation. Cruise ships are often more safe that living on land. Even outbreaks of norovirus—a virus so commonly associated with cruise ships it’s sometimes called “the cruise ship bug”—are more likely to strike on solid ground.
Some cruise lines have more of a checkered past than others, however. If safety is a primary concern for you …
“Relaxation” may mean different things to different cruise-goers. To some passengers, it means sprawling out on a beach chair on a tropical island beach. To others, it’s all about getting pampered at a luxurious onboard spa. But to many cruise-goers, relaxation means unwinding with a couple of cocktails.
Major cruise lines have gone to great lengths to accommodate their “thirstier” passengers, exceeding expectations with some truly unique and innovative cruise ship bars. From sleek cocktail bars to lively sports bars, we explore five of the best cruise ship bars below.