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Archive for November, 2009

Oasis is NOT Just Las Vegas at Sea

I have seen Oasis of the Seas now, just as I have seen the newest ships from Carnival, Celebrity, NCL, Silversea, Crystal, Princess and Holland America. I have heard the good and the bad, and I intend to address the negative comments directly here. Some are true, some are hogwash. The Oasis media cruise I was on [...]

Cruising Over The Holidays, Good or Bad?

The “holiday season” officially kicks off this Friday, with Thanksgiving in the United States (though with the advertising we’ve seen this year you’d have thought Christmas ran from October to December). I’ll be on land, continuing my visit in Arizona through Thanksgiving, but I have previously sailed over this holiday. In my view it is [...]

Can A Land Traveler Become A Cruiser, and Visa-Versa?

Can A Land Traveler Become A Cruiser? I’m obviously talking to cruisers here. Since I’m writing for a Cruise Guide, it’s likely the majority of people reading this entry will be cruisers. However, of late I’ve been reading quite a lot about various forms of travel, and thought I’d stumbled across a topic worth some [...]

I Cruise, Therefore I Am

For a variety of reasons I’ve been landlocked for about eight months. It hasn’t been that bad really, as I’ve spent some time golfing in Arizona, and lived through Kuki Jr’s bachelor party in Las Vegas, and then his wedding in the beautiful Okanogan Valley, in British Columbia, Canada. There’s certainly been some happiness and [...]

A World Class Resort That Likes To Travel

This is one of Norwegian Cruise Line’s new advertising tag lines meant to promote the soon to debut new Norwegian Epic. Rather than increase my eager anticipation of this new ship (which by the way, I’m very excited to see), this advertising tag stirs some concerns within me. Just a few weeks ago on my [...]