Pleasing Picky Eaters on a Cruise

Picky eaters are a constant source of frustration for parents. Whether they are as specific as refusing to eat anything but chicken nuggets cut into dinosaur shapes with tater tots on the side or as pliable as being amiable with any variety of chicken tender and potato product, picky eaters are cause for planning. One […]

Cruise Into Parenthood With Unforgettable Croatia’s Babymoon Itineraries

Maybe it’s the result of royal baby fever — we can thank Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for that — but the concept of babymoons moved from niche to mainstream in the consciousness of parents-to-be. The idea, for those who don’t know, is for the expectant couple to take that last vacation together as a […]

New to Cruising? Try a Weekend Trip

Aboard the Disney Wonder, I found myself on my second-ever cruise ship, and first with Disney. The ship’s iconic red, white and black (actually, really dark “Monica” blue, named for its creator, as black has a non-cruise-ship meaning in the nautical world) welcomed us in the stunning entrance on Deck 3. Being new to Disney […]

Themed Cruises with the Family

Cruising is an old favorite when it comes to family vacations. Many cruise lines have kids clubs specializing in keeping kids occupied while parents are off on adventures. The more family-oriented cruise lines like Disney and Carnival are packed with thing for kids to do, but where do themed cruises fit in all of this? […]

Captain Minnie Brings Sailing to New Generation

With the help of Disney Cruise Line, Minnie Mouse is inspiring a whole new generation of young women to get involved in the maritime industry. Stepping out of Mickey’s legendary and iconic shadow, Captain Minnie is now at the helm of Disney Cruise Line’s lineup of new youth programs. By funding scholarships and offering a […]

Earth Day by the Bay

Celebrate Earth Day in San Francisco with the help of Alcatraz Cruises and Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet promotion, offering free and family-friendly activities, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Prepare to feel the cool bay breeze while joining earth-friendly activities and programs suitable for all ages. This Earth Day, and every other day, Alcatraz […]