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Tauck Family Cruising

The vacation scene is looking pretty epic for BBC Earth fans and nature lovers as Tauck announces its newest family-friendly itinerary for 2019, Arctic Allure: Spitsbergen and the Midnight Sun. The name alone sounds intriguing, but add in the small ship cruise’s plans to host BBC Earth filmmakers next year on select sailings of four […]

Family Time in Croatia with Katarina Line

Croatia is on everyone’s radar lately and, while you can hit a few hot spots, like Dubrovnik and Split, on a multi-destination Mediterranean cruise, a Katarina Line Croatia sailing will take you and the kids deeper into this enticing destination. “The beautiful islands and crystal blue waters of the Adriatic Sea are just the start […]

Innovations in Wind-Powered Cruising

In keeping with the eco-friendly travel focus of our April issue of Global Traveler, “green” family tourism opportunities and environmentally conscious vacation options pop up all over the travel world. Even the cruising industry makes waves in the sustainable travel trade. Exhibit: the ferry-cruiser, Viking Grace. Based in the Baltic Åland Islands, Viking Line joined […]

Choosing the Right Cruise Line for a Family Vacation

Cruise ships have come a long way in terms of onboard fun and overall value. Over the years they evolved into floating cities with every imaginable amenity, including zip lines and rock climbing walls, but they aren’t all geared to meet the needs of families with young children. Some are ideal for honeymooning couples seeking […]

The Pros and Cons of a Greek Island Cruise

A Greek Island vacation is one of those bucket list trips all travelers should make time for. The question is, what is the best way to see the islands? A cruise does all the complicated planning for you, while a self-organized trip gives unlimited freedom of choice and leisure. Both options have merits, but they […]

Silversea’s Reverse Nip-Tuck

In a rare and remarkable architectural feat, Silversea’s Silver Sprit was lengthened by about 49-feet … down the middle. Yes, apparently a cruise ship can be cut in half and rebuilt with laser-precision. The more than 36,000-ton ship was dissected in half to make way for the all-new midsection placement in an impressive expansion process. […]