Tag Archives: Princess

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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A definitive guide to picking the right ship

The last thing you want to do is get on the wrong ship. To prevent this from happen and have a happy cruise you may want to consider your priorities and match them with this handy guide I wrote for … Continue reading

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Cruise industry news: Crystal bans smoking, Princess cops eco-award, Seabourn gets swanker

No more indoor puffing on Crystal Cruises except in special smoking room and on designated deck spots Los Angeles, California-based Crystal Cruises  made a bold  statement today (April 22, 2013)with the announcement that the luxury cruise operator is banning smoking … Continue reading

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Lessons in cruising; cruise news; tips and more

Intro to Cruising 101 Plus the Latest Cruise News Fit to Blog Introduction To Cruising 101 Hi, welcome to the savvyseafarer.com where I blog the cruise industry with news, first hand reports, opinions(I have my favorites) and hopefully (see below) a little humor. Enjoy and feel … Continue reading

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