TUI River Cruises

TUI River Cruises

If you're looking for another adults-only river cruise line, TUI River Cruises may be a good choice.These 155 maximum passenger cruise ships travel through some of Europe's most popular rivers, including the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Main, and Dutch and Belgian. TUI has...

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TUI River Cruises

TUI River Cruises

If you're looking for another adults-only river cruise line, TUI River Cruises may be a good choice.These 155 maximum passenger cruise ships travel through some of Europe's most popular rivers, including the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Main, and Dutch and Belgian. TUI has...

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What is the Lido Deck?

What is the Lido Deck?

You may have heard someone in a movie say, "Meet me on the Lido Deck," but you weren't sure what that meant. The word lido is an Italian word for "beach," and refers to
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Cruise Ship Terms to Know

Cruise Ship Terms to Know

Here are the most commonly used ship-related words you may hear while on your cruise. Aft – at or near the back (the stern) of a ship Atrium – the center area of a cruise ship. Typically, it’s open for several
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What is a Ship’s Funnel?

What is a Ship’s Funnel?

You’ve seen them on almost every cruise ship, but you may not know what they’re called. To give you a hint: Carnival’s is shaped like a whale’s tail. Yes, that cute, red whale’s tail on the very top of all
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Different Colored Carpets

Different Colored Carpets

Cruise ships often have different colored or patterned carpeting running down the opposite sides of the ship. This is to help people remember which side of the ship they are on (port or starboard).   And, if they are paying attention, they can follow the...

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Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line

As to be expected, the Disney cruise experience is magical from their ships’ horns, which play the first seven notes of “When You Wish Upon a Star,” and a few other Disney tunes,
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Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line

Known as "The Fun Ships," Carnival Cruise Line offers shorter, less expensive cruises, and is known for their Las Vegas-style decor and entertainment. Their iconic red, white, and blue funnel, designed to look like a
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TUI River Cruises

TUI River Cruises

If you're looking for another adults-only river cruise line, TUI River Cruises may be a good choice.These 155 maximum passenger cruise ships travel through some of Europe's most popular rivers, including the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Main, and Dutch and Belgian. TUI has...

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Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways sails sixteen ships of various sizes on every major river in Europe, as well as two on the Mekong and Irrawaddy Rivers in Southeast Asia. They also have three ships in Asa, one that sails down the Amazon River in Peru, one that cruises around the Galápagos Islands, and one
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Cuba: Three Ports of Call

Cuba: Three Ports of Call

Because of its rich history and beautiful architecture, there's no doubt that Cuba is an exciting island nation to visit. And, the best way to see the island is by cruise ship. Not only do cruise ships offer
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Aruba, Lesser Antilles

Aruba, Lesser Antilles

This Dutch island is about the size of Washington, D.C., and has a dry climate. Instead of tropical vegetation, it's dotted with cactus. Dutch colonial architecture is prevalent in the capitol city of Oranjestad. Things to do while in port: Enjoy Eagle...

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Québec City

Québec City

This beautiful old French city located on the eastern coast of Canada is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is the only fortified city on this continent north of Mexico. It's a destination port that will appeal to nature lovers, foodies, history buffs, and...

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Skagway, Alaska

Skagway, Alaska

Located in the northern part of the Alaskan panhandle, the historic village of Skagway is a reminder of the Gold Rush days. It's easily walk-able, and there's a scenic railroad tour for breathtaking views if you want to take a train ride. Things to do...

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