Cruise Archives - Page 12 of 16 - My Family Travels
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The Long View: Seeing Europe By Sea

FTF's cruise expert weighs in on the benefits of touring Europe by sea in an era of foreign exchange malaise and inflated prices.Back in our great-grandparents’ day, a trip to Europe...

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The Long View: Shore Excursions

FTF's cruise expert examines the whole business of shore excursions, and if your days in port by escort are worth their cost.Just as there are people who cruise and people who don't, a subset...

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Reunions Afloat

Extended Families find fun at sea with a Carnival Cruise Lines sailing up the New England coast to Canada.Everyone talks about how wonderful cruises are for families, but we recently put the concept...

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Exploring Australia: Hawkesbury River Region, New South Wales

The Hawkesbury River

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A Galapagos Eco-Adventure

Seven days in Ecuador's prehistoric landscape, cruising and watching unusual wildlife together with family, may be the ultimate bonding experience. After decades of travel, no other destination...

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Are Luxury Cruises Worth the Big Bucks?

FTF's cruise expert explains why luxury cruises cost so much and why they are sometimes worth every penny.If you've always wanted to wallow in the elegance of a super luxurious cruise, but...

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The Long View: Zipline Excursions – Safe or Scary?

FTF's cruise expert examines "adventure" shore excursions to determine whether they are good value or safe for families.As frequent cruisers know, a ship's optional shore excursions can make...

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Family Cruising: Catching Elusive Savings

FTF's cruise expert shares money-savings tips on with booking value cruises and discounted shore excursions. Cruise discounts and savings are still alive and kicking, but at a slower pace...

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The Long View: Cruising’s Specialty Restaurants

Hear what FTF's cruise expert has to say about what passes for "fine dining" aboard today's major cruise ships.Lately, when I mention cruising to friends and family, the topic of dining...

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