Cruise ship at night

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is a luxury cruise line that is all-inclusive.  It even includes shore excursions, as many as you can fit in.  They do charge a nominal fee for some of their more extensive excursions.  Gratuities, fancy coffee, sodas and alcoholic beverages are all included in your cruise cost.  You will incur extra […]

Paul Gauguin Cruises…


…operates the award-winning luxury cruise ship, the m/s Paul Gauguin, in the islands of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. They provide luxury experience for their guests and recently added another liner which sails the Mediterranean and Caribbean waters. This cruiseline has won many awards including “#1 Small-Ship Cruise Line” Travel + Leisure, World’s […]

Crystal Cruises


Now, here is a luxury cruise line which does it up right. From being welcomed onboard with a chilled glass of champagne… to room stewards knowing your name and likes/dislike almost immediately…to a smaller ship that can go into smaller ports… to excellent food and impeccable service, Crystal is the epitome of true luxury. Since […]

AMA Waterways – River Cruising

Parliament Building, Budapest Hungary

AMA Waterways ss river cruiseline considered to be a luxury line with contemporary staterooms, many with walkout balconies. Throw in complimentary wine or beer with lunch and dinner, and it becomes an excellent value. Two new vessels debuted this year and two additional ships will be completed in 2015. These riverboats offer some of the […]

Silversea – A Cruise Like no other…

A Silversea Cruise – small ships, all suite staterooms-many with two bathrooms, impeccable, non-intrusive service and unparalleled cuisine.  These fine ships are just small enough to get into marvelous ports like Portofino where the larger ships cannot go. Silversea has fairly small ships with a capacity of less than 500 guests plus one expedition ship, […]

Oceania Cruises


Oceania is a “premium” cruise line positioned between the mainstream cruise lines and luxury cruise lines.  It has three smaller ships of about 700 guests each which are able to get into ports the larger ships cannot visit. Oceania cruises also has two newer ships – the Marina and the Riviera. These ships came out […]

Azamara Cruises

What a great cruiseline this is – situated between the mainstream cruiselines and the luxury cruiselines.  With their smaller ships they can go into smaller ports where the larger ships cannot go.  At the time of this writing, gratuities are included and wine is served with both lunch and dinner.  These are both terrific amenities […]

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