Category Archives: luxury cruises

Picking a cruise that suits your personality

Passenger Profiling Ever wonder what your fellow shipmates will be like and if you’ll  gel? I’ve got you covered By Patti Pietschmann Whether you’re a virgin cruiser or veteran seafarer trying a new cruise line you might wonder what your shipmates … Continue reading

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Edie and the jets

Crystal Cruises CEO/president gets keys to spiffy new Boeing 777  It’s luxury travel provider Crystal Cruises latest extravagance. An amazing, over-the-top  swank aircraft that will fly the friendly skies with  Crystal AirCruise.    Edie Rodriguez took possession of her company’s spirited … Continue reading

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Lazy days on chic Crystal Cruises(photos)

Nothing like sailing on the open sea on Crystal Symphony or Serenity with nothing to do to but.. By Patti Covello Pietschmann with photos by Richard Pietschmann Love days at sea? Most seasoned cruisers do. Some of us  actually more … Continue reading

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The savvy seafarer’s cruise album

By  Richard and Patti Pietschmann We’ve taken cruises on ships of every size and style from mega liners to small luxury vessels and written about  them in newspapers,magazines and on the web (most recently  www.cruiseable.com) and here are a few good … 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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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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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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