Oberammergau Passion Play – 10 Facts & Tips

If you wish to attend a once-in-ten-year event and enjoy the pastoral scenes of Bavaria in Germany, plan to attend the Passion Play at Oberammergau. What is this famous event all about? Here are some quick facts about this historic play:

Oberammergau Passion Play – 10 Facts & Tips2019-04-17T18:38:34+00:00

Rome, Italy: Tips & Advice

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience when in Rome. You will, in all probability, wish to see the usual tourist favorites: the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican and the Colosseum.

Rome, Italy: Tips & Advice2018-08-22T13:36:59+00:00

The Importance of Shore Excursions

Cruisers are usually confronted with the question of whether they should purchase excursions to complete their days in port . Generally, there are these different mindsets when it comes to excursions:1. I have been to these ...

The Importance of Shore Excursions2018-03-13T18:10:55+00:00

You Travel Agent is Your “Personal Computer”

Your Travel Professional is Your PC* With all that is out there on the web, why has research on your PC ( personal computer), your tablet, or your smart phone not replaced your travel agent professional? This is not to say never do your own research, as it helps you focus on what you [...]

You Travel Agent is Your “Personal Computer”2017-06-19T19:08:35+00:00

Does the Early Bird Get the Worm …or Not?

Advantages of Early Booking If you have been cruising for a long time, you probably don’t need to read this article. You've been booking your cruises well in advance – most of the time – so chances are, you are not going to change. But come-lately cruisers or those new cruisers accustomed to all inclusive [...]

Does the Early Bird Get the Worm …or Not?2017-06-09T19:25:01+00:00

Viking River Star—Royal Viking Reborn

Viking River Star—Royal Viking Reborn The world of ocean cruising has now been introduced to a ship with a cantilevered infinity pool, a spa snow cave, a Viking Heritage museum, a model of Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon Tiki raft, singing (recorded) birds in the public bathrooms, and a buffet with King Crab legs available every [...]

Viking River Star—Royal Viking Reborn2016-12-28T23:11:29+00:00

Is Travel Insurance Necessary?

You have just decided on your vacation travel plans, consulted with your travel professional, and laid your credit card down for the deposits required to reserve your holiday plans. The subject of travel insurance has just come up, and having just spent money on the deposits and with the total amount left to pay – [...]

Is Travel Insurance Necessary?2016-12-28T23:11:31+00:00

Luxury Cruising – What’s the Difference?

If your topic of conversation with friends is bragging how cheaply you bought your last cruise fare , or if you cruise to party, then this post may not be for you. But if you have never cruised or if you have, and have been secretly longing to try an upscale cruise line from the [...]

Luxury Cruising – What’s the Difference?2016-12-28T23:11:31+00:00

What to Pack for A European River Cruise

River cruises are much more casual with more excursions than the usual ocean cruises so you can pack a lot less, and differently. Here’s some tips, but not by any means an exclusive list. 1. If it is in the shoulder season, think layers rather than bulky jackets and coats. That way each sweater [...]

What to Pack for A European River Cruise2016-12-28T23:11:31+00:00