Cruising
Preventing Motion Sickness On A Cruise

Preventing Motion Sickness On A Cruise

Does your stomach get queasy just at the thought of being at sea? Don’t worry; you don’t need to restrict yourself to land adventures. Read on to learn a number of strategies for tackling seasickness, ranging from home remedies to medications to other stomach-easing activities. Preventing Seasickness 1. Move to a stable part of the... read more
The Best Spot On A Cruise Ship For Seasickness Sufferers

The Best Spot On A Cruise Ship For Seasickness Sufferers

Where you situate yourself on a cruise ship can make a big difference in your comfort. You could rock & roll on deck 15 at the bow in the roaring 40s or enjoy a relatively calm ride in the middle of the ship. Not sure what any of that means? Read on to learn all... read more
Norovirus: What You Need To Know Before Cruising

Norovirus: What You Need To Know Before Cruising

Are you concerned about catching norovirus or other illnesses aboard a cruise ship? Norovirus is almost as widespread as the common cold and has the potential to ruin a few precious travel days if you do not take precautions. I should know – I caught it aboard a cruise ship and was confined to my... read more
Tips For Exploring Cruise Ports On Your Own

Tips For Exploring Cruise Ports On Your Own

You have just gotten off a cruise ship in a foreign country. You are exploring a port on your own for the day having decided not to take a ship-sponsored tour. So what happens next? How you choose to get around can make a big difference in your experience. Here are four transportation options when... read more
Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

Should I Go On The Cruise Line’s Shore Excursions?

When cruising, your ship will stop at several destinations along the way. While you’re docked, you can choose to go on a ship-sponsored tour of the city, explore on your own, or stay on the ship during these “port days”. Which option is best for you is something to consider before you even set sail.... read more
Cruise Ship Mishaps Come With A Silver Lining

Cruise Ship Mishaps Come With A Silver Lining

Are you having second thoughts about taking a cruise after hearing about the recent cruise ship mishap? It’s understandable, but don’t rule it out just yet – the recent troubles present an opportunity for would-be cruisers. The troubled Carnival Triumph left thousands of passengers with a very disappointing experience. What would otherwise be a fun... read more
What To Pack For A Cruise: The Ultimate Guide

What To Pack For A Cruise: The Ultimate Guide

Packing for a cruise is similar to packing for a vacation with a few important differences. Consider adding several things to your packing list that you might not have included on past travel adventures. Here is an outline of items I’ve found useful when heading out to sea. Choosing The Right Clothing The atmosphere onboard... read more
Introducing Our New Cruising & Photography Contributor, Mary Fiore

Introducing Our New Cruising & Photography Contributor, Mary Fiore

Here at Wanderplex, we’re all about sharing advice and bringing you the best insider tips to help you get the most out of your travels. The site already covers unique destination ideas, packing and gear guides and all manner of travel tips, and now I’m excited to announce that we’ll be expanding our coverage to... read more