Category Archives: Cruise tips

Jacques-Michel Costeau to join three Crystal Cruise voyages

Serenity in Grand Turk photo by Richard Pietschmann Explore  the mysteries of the deep with Jacques-Michel Cousteau, the first son of the great master of the sea  Jacques-Yves Cousteau on  one of a pair of   cruises on Crystal Serenity … Continue reading

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Setting sail on a magical Alaska cruise

Regent Seven Seas stylish Mariner surpassed expectations I knew we were in for a fabulous time on our Alaska cruise, especially since we were familiar with Regent Seven Seas attention to detail and passenger comfort. The 700-passenger actually exceeded expectations, … Continue reading

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Cruise lines canceling Turkish itineraries due to spate of terrorist attacks

In the wake of a series of terrorist attacks in Istanbul and other parts of Turkey, cruise  lines are eliminating stops  in the country and substituting them with Greek islands. Ataturk Airport.  Crystal Cruises,               … Continue reading

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Catching the sites of kitschy Ketchikan from Regent Seven Seas Mariner

Exploring spectacular Alaska on the magnificent RSSC Mariner
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A magical Alaska cruise on RSSC Mariner

The sight and sounds of Southeast Alaska’s Hubbard Glacier are transcendental. We encountered the world’s largest tidewater glacier on the second day of a week long cruise aboard  the  country club stylish 700-passengers Regent Seven Seas Mariner following the rugged, fjord-cut coastline of Alaska’s … Continue reading

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Pick, plan, put it together on Cruiseable.com

While I hope you will continue reading the Savvyseafarer for all the cruise news, tips and ideas you can use, I write for another site which does that PLUS books and helps you plan your cruise down to the most … Continue reading

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The Cruiseable Bliss Tool app is a match maker for passengers and ships

Even though I, the Savvy Seafarer, Patti Pietschmann, is now a ‘team member’ on the new, exciting Cruiseable.com web site, I can unabashedly recommend the company’s hot new Bliss Tool app–a free download that helps people pick the cruise, cruise … Continue reading

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