Essential cruise choices for the inexperienced sailor

With winter weather setting into much of North America and Europe, many are already thinking about an escape to warmer weather. Some are considering cruising for the first time. Seasoned air travelers understand there are major differences between airlines, plane types, cabin classes and even seats within each class, all of which can make one’s […]

Do you have a right to a little peace and quiet?

There’s no worse form of torture for travelers like Jeanne Marchadie than having to endure the sound of people yakking on a cellphone in close quarters. “I shudder to think about what’s going to happen on planes if cellphones are allowed,” says Marchadie, a programmer from Jacksonville, Fla. “What a nightmare — except, of course, […]

Going on a cruise? Tips to help you choose your cabin

Despite the recent bad news about norovirus outbreaks on four ships already this year, the cruise industry is still head toward 20 million or more passengers in 2014. While cruising isn’t for everyone, if you’re considering a cruise for the first time, Ned Levi has some tips to help you chose your cabin aboard your ship.