Passover Passages

For many American Jewish families, no matter their level of observance, Passover is one of the most important holidays as it honors the perseverance of their ancestors in the face of repression. However, the joyous holiday also marks the arrival of spring with a seder, or ceremonial meal involving numerous symbolic dishes, as well as […]

Go Your Own Way in Norway

Think a cruise for kids has to be all waterslides, ziplines and mouse ears? Think again. If your kids care more about culture and nature than nurturing their video game skills in a floating arcade, Norway may just be your best bet. A sailing on the Hurtigruten line — which offers comprehensive seven-night northbound tours […]

Cruise El Salvador With the Family

Looking for the next hot spot to take your family on a cruise? According to El Salvador tourism, the country has seen a whopping 100 percent increase in the number of cruise ship arrivals in 2017 over the previous year, a third of whom traveled from North America. What do these cruisers know that you […]

Cruise Deals to Make the Most of Spring Break

When it comes to spring break, one of the ways to get the most bang for your buck is with a cruise. Not only will you unpack just once and visit myriad places, all of your food is included, and maybe even drinks for you parents. Let’s take a look at some spring break cruise […]

Romantic Cruises

Given all the work, thought and, yes, love you put into all you do for your kids, wouldn’t it be nice if a romantic break you both took involved little or no planning at all? Marina Shumaiev, co-founder and CTO, CruiseBe.com, offers a few suggestions to make that getaway more spontaneous and less stressful. Choose […]

Going Green on the High Seas

If eco-friendly, sustainable travel is your family’s thing, chances are you’ve never been on a cruise. In a culture of throwaway pieces and one-time-use items, it’s easy to see how the cruise line industry went so far off course when it comes to sustainable practices. As all waste goes out of sight, out of mind, […]