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Tag Archives: Cruising

Worry-Free Cruising: Top Tips for On-Board Safety

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  You’ve booked your trip and you’re raring to go: the first thing on your mind is a spa treatment and a drink on the deck—the last thing might be staying safe aboard your floating first-class hotel. While it’s true that the cruise industry has instituted several new procedures and safety directives, as a passenger, […]


How to Avoid Travel Fees

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These are the days of soaring airfares—and even when they’re “low-cost,” the fees the airlines charge practically for breathing add up very quickly, not to mention airport expenditures, credit card fees, hotel surcharges… you name it, they charge it. Here’s a list to show you how to avoid travel fees so you can spend that […]


Top 6 Reasons to Book a Cruise

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  There’s a reason—make that a bunch of reasons—why 9 out of 10 people who take a cruise come home ready to plan their next trip aboard a ship. If you still haven’t decided to join the nearly 21 million cruise-goers worldwide and need a bit more convincing, herewith are our Top 6 Reasons to […]


Testimonial: Gordon & Connie Adams, Olympia, WA

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Gordon and Connie Adams were cruising aboard the QE2 when SkyMed received a distress call from the ship’s doctor. Mr. Adams had suffered a critical illness due to elevated blood pressure while the QE2 was at sea, the day before the ship was to dock in Acapulco, Mexico. By the time the they docked, SkyMed […]


Best Boomer Cruises

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Now that 60 is the new 40, boomers are ready to rekindle romance, head out on exotic adventures and do it all in style. And in an effort to keep up with these savvy travelers, boomer cruises have taken off to brave new heights. While many cruise lines have focused on families and singles, others […]


Top Five Travel Blogs of the Week – May 26, 2013

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Every week I read so many interesting, enlightening and downright FUN travel blogs that I thought I should share my top five with you on a weekly basis. If you’re an armchair traveler, these bloggers will take you places. And if you’re an avid traveler, these folks will add things to your bucket list at […]