Our cruising experts share their insider secrets for finding the best ships, cabins, shore excursions, and itineraries. Before you book a cruise to Alaska, the Mediterranean, or even the Antarctic, you’ll want to check here.
Galapagos Islands: Insider’s Guide
by Allie Almario | June 18, 2019
Anyone who wants to explore the Galapagos Islands needs this expert guide: find out the top ships, the best times for deals, and other essential sailing advice you need to know.
Alaska Cruises: Insider’s Guide
by Tom Baker | October 25, 2018
Tips for planning the perfect Alaska cruise: hidden-gem ports, best and worst shore excursions, and the top ships and cabins for any type of vacation, whether you're traveling with the family or on your own.
Mediterranean Cruises: Insider’s Guide
by Tom Baker | June 19, 2017
Mediterranean cruises can be affordable, no matter whether you want a foodie experience or a family atmosphere, a short getaway or a long escape.
The Arctic by Land and Sea: Insider’s Guide
by Ashton Palmer | December 3, 2016
Arctic cruises should be chosen by your priorities not by itinerary; our expert can help you narrow your options down.
European Luxury Cruises: Insider’s Guide
by Leslie Fambrini | December 3, 2016
How to plan the perfect European luxury cruise; our expert gives inside tips on when to go, which ships to select, and what rookie mistakes to avoid.
European Canal Barge Cruises: Insider’s Guide
by Ellen Sack | December 2, 2016
Barge cruises let you float right through Europe's most beautiful cities, visit medieval fortresses and Roman ruins, bicycle through vineyards, and take in breathtaking views.
Antarctica Cruises: Insider’s Guide
by Ashton Palmer | December 2, 2016
What you need to know before you book that Antarctica cruise: the best ships, the best time to go, rookie mistakes, and the best and worst shore excursions.
Asia Cruises: Insider’s Guide
by Mary Jean Tully | November 30, 2016
No one on your cruise ship will be as well prepared as you are, or have a better trip to Asia, if you follow this cheat sheet from one of our Trusted Travel Experts for luxury small-ship cruises.
Small-Ship Alaska Cruises: Insider’s Guide to the Best Ones
by Ashton Palmer | November 11, 2016
Not all Alaska cruises are created equal. A small ship will get you closer to wildlife and nature; here's how to choose the right one for your travel needs.
Africa Cruises: Insider’s Guide
by Mary Jean Tully | May 19, 2016
The best ships, ports, dos and don’ts for an unforgettable Africa cruise. And if you want to tack on a safari, our expert has advice on that too.