Tips for kids going on a cruise — from kids finishing their first cruise
Regent Seven Seas Mariner near the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska

Tips for kids going on a cruise — from kids finishing their first cruise

On this “day at sea,” the kids put off playing a game in Club Mariner to impart some wisdom for kids whose parents and grandparents may be planning a cruise

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Take grandma zip lining? Shore excursions in Alaska
Eileen and a Dungeoness Crab on an excursion near Ketchikan

Take grandma zip lining? Shore excursions in Alaska

there are lots of options from the popular Lumberjack Show in Ketchikan to gold panning in Juneau, the White Pass scenic railroad in Skagway, a rainforest bicycle tour, rock climbing,

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The kids visit the bridge – “who drives the boat when the captain is asleep?”
Kids visit the bridge with Captain Palm on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner 2019

The kids visit the bridge – “who drives the boat when the captain is asleep?”

Stedman Grigsby was less than impressed with size of the steering wheel on the Bridge of the Regent Seven Seas Mariner.

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Kids Take Alaska Aboard Regent Seven Seas Mariner
Alexandra Makaev on one of her many Alaska cruises

Kids Take Alaska Aboard Regent Seven Seas Mariner

When it comes to dinner, Alex (short for Alexandra) Makaev, 9, says that when she is aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner she prefers Dover sole or Black Angus filet mignon.

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Taking the Kids — on a river cruise designed for families
Uniworld's River Countess docked in Venice Italy

Taking the Kids — on a river cruise designed for families

If you thought river cruises were only for seniors, think again. As the cruise industry reports rising interest in such trips, different lines are seeking ways to broaden their audience with more active excursions, an emphasis on food and wine and yoga and bikes onboard

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Halifax, Nova Scotia – History and Heroism Combine
Guide David Cunningham explains story of unknown child from Titanic buried in Halifax cemetery

Halifax, Nova Scotia – History and Heroism Combine

Everyone knows about the Titanic, but few have heard about the Halifax Explosion of 1917 that killed 2000 people. Here in Nova Scotia history, tragedy and a beautiful city combine for some incredible stories.

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Like sailing from home — from NYC to Canada on the Norwegian Gem
Our group on the Norwegian Gem leaving New York

Like sailing from home — from NYC to Canada on the Norwegian Gem

This is almost like sailing from our back yard -- from New York up to Halifax in Nova Scotia, the Bay of Fundy in Canada, back to Bar Harbor, ME, and Newport RI on Norwegian's Gem

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