Art on Board: What Ships Hang When They Want to Look Good

By Heidi Sarna

Cruise lines spend millions per ship on art, commissioning works and buying pieces from emerging artists and masters alike. What's it all add up to?

Cruising Carnival Victory to Canada: 10 Tips to Make it Work

By Heidi Sarna

With first-time cruisers along for the ride, we had pressure to make this a wonderful debut. So from the start I started trouble-shooting a list of ways to do so from the start.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of September 25, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Close-out deals from NCL, holiday special offers from Seabourn, and a fleet of discounts offered by cruise specialty agents.

advertisement

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of September 11, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

A handful of act-now special offers from NCL, plus a raft of great deals from now through 2010 from a fleet of expert cruise agencies.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of August 28, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

A today-only special offer from Carnival that's good on cruises through August 2009, a half-dozen deals from NCL, and a host of bargains from specialist cruise agents.

Cruise Ship Show Down: Carnival Vs. Royal Caribbean

By Heidi Sarna

Having taken two cruises in July this past summer, our cruiser couldn't help but make endless comparisons. Here's how the 'Victory' and the 'Splendour' stack up in a handful of areas.

Top 10 Tips for Going Green on the High Seas

By Heidi Sarna

We often hear what the cruise lines are or aren't doing to offer a greener, more conservation-oriented cruise experience. But how are you making a difference? Here are 10 ways you can.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of August 14, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Find out how you can get a free round-trip flight to Tahiti, and discover a wealth of deals from the leading cruise specialist agents.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of July 24, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Planning a last-minute cruise or seeking out deals for spring? Here are some of the best deals a handful of major travel agencies are advertising this week.

Do-it-Yourself Family Shore Excursions Along the Mediterranean

By Heidi Sarna

Skip a cruise ship's organized shore excursions and go off your own: It's a great way to leave the sheltered vibe of a ship and pretend you're independent travelers not bound by a rigid schedule.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of July 10, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Early booking credits from MSC, summer savings on Carnival, discounts on Greenland visits, and a host of deals from cruise specialist agents.

11 Ways to Have a Great Meal on Your Next Cruise

By Heidi Sarna

Cruise ship food these days is more than pizza, prime rib, and baked Alaska. In the spirit of more is more, alternative restaurants serving specialized cuisine are standard fare nowadays along side the more ho-hum main dining room and casual buffet venues.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of June 26, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Planning to set sail? Find some of the best special offers a handful of major cruise specialist travel agencies are advertising this week.

Giving 7 Cruise Myths the Heave-Ho

By Heidi Sarna

Sometimes all the reticent cruiser really needs is a dose of the truth. Here are the cold hard facts behind some nagging cruise myths.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of June 12, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Special offers from Crystal Cruises and Air Tahiti Nui, as well as a fleet of deals from cruise specialist agents.

Top 10 Reasons a Tahitian Cruise Is a Perfect Girls-Only Getaway

By Heidi Sarna

Traveling with the girls and leaving the spouse, boyfriend, kids and/or dog behind should be a god-given right ranking up there with freedom of speech and weekly pedicures.

Going to the Source: Expert Tips from Top Cruise Travel Agents

By Heidi Sarna

We asked a group of experienced agents 10 questions about cruising. Here's what they had to say.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of May 22, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Five last-minute deals from NCL and a host of deals from trusted cruise specialist discounters.

10 Great Innovations in the Modern Age of Cruising

By Heidi Sarna

After lifeboats and radar were invented, cruise ship designers had the time to dream up more exciting outlets for their creative impulses. Today, cruise lines wouldn't dream of building a ship without cool gimmicks, funky features and new-fangled twists on fun at sea.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of May 8, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Special offers for Princess Cruises repeat customers, promo codes for NCL, and a host of deals from cruise specialty agents.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of April 24, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Deals from nine major cruise travel agencies for late spring, summer, and fall travel through the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of April 10, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Here are some of the best deals a handful of major travel agencies are advertising this week.

Sampling the Far East by Cruise Ship

By Heidi Sarna

For some, the convenient and secure cruise-ship cocoon is the only way to see the Far East, a vast region of exotic places, languages and cuisine.

The Best Cruise Ship Spa Treatments

By Heidi Sarna

First the bad news: Cruise ship spa treatments are expensive. The good news is many ship spas are well-designed pleasure dens with ocean-view waiting rooms, fancy steam rooms and dozens of treatment options.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of March 27, 2008

By Heidi Sarna

Discount fares on select SeaDream sailings, special offers on autumn Royal Caribbean trips in Europe, and a wealth of savings from specialist cruise operators.