Paul Motter Archive
Published May 20, 2013
Viking River’s first sea-going vessels will redefine the concept of cruising.
Published May 10, 2013
Lots of experienced cruisers have heard the same “silly cruise questions” so many times that we have them memorized. Questions like “Does the crew sleep onboard?” and “What is our elevation?”
Published April 03, 2013
Last week I toured Princess Cruises' new Royal Princess, still under construction near Venice, Italy. At 141,000-gross tons, she is the biggest Princess ship and the largest cruise ship ever built in Italy.
Published March 15, 2013
Even as passengers from the Carnival Dream prepare to fly home after their cruise was cut short due to a generator problem, a second Carnival ship, the Legend, has reported problems on board.
Published March 12, 2013
With some 18-million people cruising worldwide every year, today’s cruise ship terminals come in all shapes and styles; from bare-boned to “Space Age.”
Published January 08, 2013
If you live in certain states you know the revelry of New Year’s is a mere prelude to five months of winter weather misery.
Published January 07, 2013
It is said the newly opened Burma remains the most authentic Asian culture in the world – easy to believe when the world’s largest McDonald's is in Beijing
Published December 21, 2012
The wonder of an Old World tradition comes alive during a Danube River Christmas Markets cruise.
Published December 10, 2012
Cruise enthusiasts can be as avid as sports fans: We know the stats, celebrate the milestones and share the pain when something goes wrong.
Published December 03, 2012
So many great cruise ships have been built in the last four years. Here's a closer look at some of them and find the best prices for the cold winter months ahead.