The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
Weather is unpredictable by nature and can be one of the scariest aspects of stepping onto a cruise ship. Generally speaking, ships are safer today than ever. But, that doesn’t mean wind and waves can’t make your life miserable. See what happened to mega-ship Anthem of the Seas in a major storm yesterday and today.
Facts: Nobody would ever accuse me of being a Facebook junkie. I’m certainly not a Candy Crush (or any other FB game) sort of guy. And yet, I’ve been playing a game called myVegas on Facebook for a while now. You can read my earlier review of it here. I’ll admit I don’t play the game as much as others do, mostly because those sorts of things don’t suit me. But, then they released a bunch of Royal Caribbean prizes to entice me. And, they’re pretty darn good. Take a […]
I received a marketing e-mail from AA today. It’s definitely not the type of e-mail I would normally consider, but it did a good job getting my attention with a 60,000 mile bonus offer for booking a cruise. My family likes to cruise, so it piqued my interest just a bit. Cruises are actually the only travel I’ve ever actually used a travel agent for. I’m more than capable of booking my own travel, and I’m actually perfectly capable of booking a cruise by myself. But, the cruise industry has […]