TOP CHEF – Chris Crary Signature Sailing

Celebrity Cruises and Bravo Media are offering “Top Chef” fans and food lovers the opportunity to meet a new lineup of cheftestants on the Celebrity Reflection® sailing November 14, 2015. The exclusive “Top Chef Signature Sailing” cruises to the Eastern Caribbean from Miami, Florida. Guests get an up-close-and-personal culinary experience with six former “Top Chef”…

Carnival Cruise Imagination

When the Carnival Elation left Long Beach last year to go to New Orleans, Carnival introduced the Carnival Imagination to the West Coast. The Fantasy class ship leaves the port of Los Angeles on Sundays with as many as 2056 passengers and 920 friendly crew members for a four night cruise with stops in Catalina…

Cruise Lingo

While cruising throughout the years we’ve heard a lot of interesting cruise lingo. What is a Poop deck? Lido deck? Tender? For some reason, a vacation at sea can be filled with unfamiliar words and misunderstood terms. What do these words mean and where did they originate? We talked with some seasoned cruisers and captains…

River Cruise Adventures

While cruising down the Yangtze river in China, we realized that river cruising offers a different type of sailing vacation, than a traditional cruise out on the open seas. The waters are smooth, so no one onboard risks getting motion sickness. It’s also an interesting way to explore some of the world’s great cities, as…

Cooking at Sea

For those Epicureans out there, cruising is a great way to experience different luxurious tastes and flavors from around the world. Here are a few of our favorite cruise lines that offer culinary classes and experiences while at sea. Crystal Cruises offers classes with tastings and occasional market shopping in various ports. Learn about Spanish…