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Disney’s Mediterranean Cruise

Disney’s Mediterranean Cruise
Disney Cruise Line is setting sail for the Mediterranean this summer as Disney Magic will depart from Barcelona (map) on select Cruises in August and September.  In addition to popular ports in Italy, France and Spain, the ship will visit ports of Tunis (map), in Northern Africa, Malta (map) and Corsica (map). One of the port destinations, Naples, Italy (map). Disney Magic in the bay at Villefranche (map). Welcome to Tunis, Tunisia! The colors of blue and white dominate the cityscape of Sidi...
July 10th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cruise, Disney Cruise Line, family, featuredphoto, kids

Sydney Harbour Indulgence on Massage and Beauty Cruise

Sydney Harbour Indulgence on Massage and Beauty Cruise
Thought there was nothing more relaxing than a Cruise around Sydney Harbour? How about a Cruise where you’re pampered like a princess? That’s exactly what happens on Sydney’s Massage and Beauty Cruise. When you arrive you’ll receive a bag containing a wrap, shawl, and slippers. And then the pampering begins. You’ll enjoy champagne and tasty treats as the crew work their magic. During the three-hour Cruise, you’ll enjoy a full body massage or deluxe facial with a neck and shoulder massage...
June 22nd, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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Facebook Used by Zegrahm Expeditions to Promote Educational Cruises

Facebook Used by Zegrahm Expeditions to Promote Educational Cruises
Zegrahm Expeditions Inc., a leading adventure travel company specializing in educational Cruises, tours, and safaris to remote and intriguing destinations, has just launched a facebook campaign to promote their educational Cruises. Wanting to bring some of their educational Cruise itineraries to life, Zegrahm Expeditions  is createing a series of  ‘Test Your Travel Knowledge’ trivia games on their Facebook page.  Zegrahm Expedtions plan on launching a least one new game each quarter,...
June 19th, 2010 | Liz Lewis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cruise, south pacific, travel

Take Dad Up the River for Father’s Day

Take Dad Up the River for Father’s Day
Dad might just enjoy a relaxing Father’s Day Sunday brunch Cruise aboard the Odyssey and the Spirit of Washington up the Potomac River along the sites of Washington DC. The 2-hour brunch Cruises offer some gorgeous scenic views of the Washington Monument (map), Fort McNair (map), the Victorian homes along General’s Row in Fort Myer Old Town Alexandria and the Torpedo Factory (map) from the Potomac River. And guests on board are treated to DJ musical entertainment, dancing and a full all-Dad-can-eat...
June 7th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cruise, father's day, featuredarticle, food

Port of Call: The Elephant Safari Park in Bali

Port of Call:  The Elephant Safari Park in Bali
Benoa, Bali was the second port of call on the Dawn Princess World Cruise. But Benoa Harbor was  too small for the Dawn Princess, so we had to be  ferried from the ship to the wharf via a 30 minute tender ride in very choppy seas. At times, it was a little like riding a rollar coaster. Then it was straight onto the bus that would take us inland to the Elephant Safari Park. Founded by Australian Nigel Mason, the Elephant Safari Park, located at the small village of Taro, is home to some pretty...
June 5th, 2010 | Liz Lewis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Cruise, featuredarticle, wild animal park

Building a Disney Dream

Building a Disney Dream
The newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Dream is set to sail from Port Canaveral, Florida on its highly anticipated maiden voyage on January 26, 2011.  This state of the art Cruise ship is thought to take family cruising to new heights with many first-of-its-kind features including an above the deck and over the edge water coaster and virtual portholes. From the first steel cutting ceremony at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Pappenburg, Germany all eyes and Ears have been on the construction...
June 4th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 2
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Dream a Little Dream with Disney Cruise Line

Dream a Little Dream with Disney Cruise Line
Disney is known for innovation, creativity and the best in family entertainment, and the Disney Cruise Line is no exception to this rule  as they put their newest Cruise ship, Disney Dream into service January, 2011. Newest Disney Cruise Ship, Disney Dream launches Jan. 2011 Featuring some of the newest and one-of-a-kind on-board experiences like a water coaster that takes you above the upper deck, a lounge offering sunset views of a different, famous city in the world daily, and an interactive,...
December 4th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Castaway Cay, Cruise, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Dream, Family Friendly, family travel, top-feature

Chicago’s River Cruises Offer a Picturesque Way to See the City’s Architecture and History This Fall

Chicago’s River Cruises Offer a Picturesque Way to See the City’s Architecture and History This Fall
... boats that wind past some of the city’s most impressive architectural designs, including the Merchandise Mart and the Wrigley Building. Each Cruise, which last 90 minutes,  is narrated by a volunteer docent who is an expert on both Chicago’s architectural landmarks and its history. Architectural highlights you will see along the Cruise include the Trump Tower, Merchandise Mart, the Wrigley Building, the Tribune Tower, Marina City, and the Sears Tower (now called the Willis Tower). According...
November 4th, 2009 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: architecture, Chicago, Cruise, featuredarticle, history, Tours

Clean Cruise Ship Act Introduced

Clean Cruise Ship Act Introduced
About a week and a half ago, two nearly identical bills were introduced in Washington which hopefully will prevent Cruise ships from discharging raw, untreated sewage in U.S. coastal waters. According to ENS, “Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin introduced legislation extending the Clean Water Act to regulate the millions of gallons of wastewater discharged in U.S. waters every day by Cruise ships.” The bill, called the Clean Cruise Ship Act, would ban the release of untreated...
November 4th, 2009 | Jennifer | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: are cruise ships green, Cruise, cruise ship problems, featuredarticle, green initiatives, green travel, green traveling

Cruises to St. Petesrburg: a taxi is already waiting for you

This news will be useful for those coming to St. Petersburg on board of Cruise ships. Every summer the city’s harbour serves more than 300 of calls. The ships usually stand in the merchant port and along embankment of the Neva river, just in the city center. Since this year’s navigation there is something new: a newly built passenger terminal designed specially for the Cruise tourists has begun its operation. At the time, no data available how many ships will be served there, but what...
May 8th, 2009 | Ivan Stupachenko | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cruise, News, taxi, transport