What to Look For in a Family River Cruise

Cruising, with all of the ship amenities, exotic destinations and wide array of culinary options, has the ability to appeal to families with even the most diverse taste. The typical cruises families reference are likely the Carnival, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean cruise lines on the ocean. River cruising offers a much different perspective. When planning […]

Best Cruise Line Destinations for Fall

Heading on a cruise comes with a slew of decisions to make: where, when and how? Which cruise line to hop on during which time of year and to what destination can seem daunting. For those planning a family vacation, narrowing down your time of year to the fall can help in the planning process. […]

Boutique Cruising for Off-Brand Travel

While big names in cruising have dominated the travel industry for years, there are those niche cruise companies, like Rainforest Cruises, offering the same adventure destinations and incredible experiences, but with the added localized touches only a boutique brand could. For bucket list destinations and once-in-a-lifetime locales you’ve dreamt of, but have yet to plan, the […]

Ralph Lauren’s Home Away from Home

For the fashionistas in the family, Oceania Cruises’ new décor may look familiar. Known as a leading luxury cruise line focused on idyllic destinations and high-end experiences, Oceania’s 1,250-guest vessels, Marina and Riviera, now boast a Ralph Lauren Home appearance, straight out of a fashion magazine and design catalogue. This new generation of ship design […]

Girls Getaways with European Waterways

Family life can be challenging, and sometimes a getaway with girlfriends — whether it’s your mom, your daughter or just a group of like-minded BFFs looking to escape the responsibilities of home for just a little while — is the perfect antidote. This year, European Waterways introduces a Girls Getaway hotel barge charter option that bundles […]

Bahamas Excursions for the Entire Family

One of the best parts of taking the entire family on a cruise is the ability to sit back and relax while the ship makes its way to your varying ports of call. Once you reach your destination, days take on a feeling of more traditional travel and there are adventures to be had. A […]