On Norwegian Cruise Line's new Pearl, passengers can bowl on the first regulation-size alleys on the high seas. Crystal Cruises puts adventurers behind the wheel of a Formula One race car in Monaco.
ABOARD THE QUEEN MARY 2 - The QM2 was halfway between New York and Southampton, England, when I struck up a conversation with hotel manager David Stephenson, who supervises the ocean liner's onboard service.
Question: I recently booked a cruise through 11thHourvacations.com and paid the full amount by credit card. When the information packet arrived with our tickets, I was surprised to find a notice that we had reserved a special senior-citizen...
CAPE HORN, Chile - As we pass from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the wind comes howling out of Antarctica at 75 m.p.h., gusting up to 104. The deck pitches and rolls, cresting and collapsing in the 15-foot swells. I brace myself with both feet...
Carnival Cruise Lines, 1-888-227-6482, www.carnival.com
Celebrity Cruises, 1-800-647-2251, www.celebritycruises.com
Costa Cruise Lines, 1-800-445-8020, www.costacruises.com
Michael Good swooped into the underbrush along a trail in Maine's Acadia National Park and emerged, triumphantly, with a red-legged grasshopper cradled gingerly in the palm of his hand.
What will your future cruise be like?
You'll be sailing on bigger and more luxurious ships. Visiting more exotic ports. Taking more adventuresome excursions. Staying in more expansive balcony cabins.
Here is a list of cruise lines, their toll-free numbers and Web sites:
Carnival Cruise Lines
If you're sitting on the fence about taking a cruise, maybe fencing aboard Cunard's newly launched Queen Victoria will tilt you toward the sea.
Bicyclists can undertake five moderate-to-hilly rides during the Feb. 22-March 2 Caribbean sailing of the Norwegian Pearl. Organized by Bike & Cruise Tours, the group will spend shore days seeing the islands by bicycle, with mountain bikes,...