Equator-Crossing Rituals on Cruise Ships

When cruise ships sail across oceans, or change seasonal home ports, their one-way itineraries are known as repositioning cruises. Often a longer and more unique route, repositioning itineraries have become increasingly popular among avid cruisers.

One unique factor about repositioning cruises is that many of them must cross the equator to get to their desired destination. Among many old stories of sailors and their rituals falls the line-crossing ceremony. Read more

Why You Should Take a Family Vacation Instead of Exchanging Gifts

The Holidays are approaching and as you wonder, “What could I possibly get for the family that has it all?” we’re here to offer you a crazy alternative.

Skip the material possessions this year and Take Your Family on a Vacation Instead.

It’s not as crazy as it sounds, actually. In a world where we’re becoming increasingly materialistic, and it’s harder to compete with their phones, streaming services and social media, why not cut your family off cold turkey? Feed the beast no further, that’s right—no video games this year, no toys you’ll never play with, no computers to divide your attention any further. Your gift this year is good, old-fashioned FAMILY TIME!

I know you’re already warming up to the idea, but in case you aren’t, here’s some things to consider: Read more

What You Missed at Oktoberfest 2018

With an average of 6 million visitors per year over the last decade, the Munich Oktoberfest has rightfully become known as the World’s Largest Folk Festival. This year, Oktoberfest took place from September 22–October 7. While the event is popularly known for it’s beer drinking, it is also a place where tradition is carried on and history comes to life. If you couldn’t make it this time around, here’s what you missed beyond the beer and pretzels… Plus, learn about an Exclusive Oktoberfest Vacation Package you can book for next year!

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Dare to Visit These Haunted Places

WARNING: Some of these stories may shock you.

From creepy cemeteries to eerie islands, paranormal places attract our attention. Some of the destinations on your bucket list have a dark history, and after learning about them, the hairs on the back of your neck may stand up a little straighter when you visit. Read about the World’s Most Haunted Places, and view the cruises that will take you there…if you dare. Read more

Why September Rules in Cape Cod

While some travelers enjoy the commotion of summer in Cape Cod, things can get a bit busier (and hotter) by the end of August. Thankfully, that’s when sweet September rolls around. The fall shoulder season is one of Cape Cod’s best-kept secrets. That’s when there’s plenty of room at the beach and less traffic. But the weather and the water are still warm and delightful! Here are the top 4 reasons to visit Cape Cod in September.

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