Category Archives: Cruise Tips & Advice

Should You Sail From Seattle or Vancouver?

One of the most frequently-asked questions we get deals with where you should embark your Alaska cruise: Seattle, Washington, or Vancouver, British Columbia? The short answer is that there’s no right or wrong decision; a voyage to Alaska is beautiful … Continue reading

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The Good Life: Luxury Cruising Through Alaska

While there are numerous mainstream cruise lines that send their most tried and tested vessels to Alaska, those seeking an ultra-luxury cruise to the 49th State aren’t left out of the action, with Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, and Silversea Cruises … Continue reading

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Tips For a Successful Alaska Cruise Tour

When I was escorting Cruise Experts Travel ‘s Ultimate Alaska CruiseTour a few summers ago, I received an excellent question from a reader that I thought was deserving of an entire article. Here’s the question: Hi Aaron, we have a … Continue reading

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Five Great Reasons to Cruise to Alaska

As a Vancouverite, every year, I swear I’m not going to do it again. And every year, despite what I said the last year, I set sail for Alaska. Coming from the Pacific Nothwest, Alaskan cruises are both convenient and … Continue reading

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Which Alaska Cruise Is Right For You?

Vancouver, Seattle, Or Northbound-Southbound? Years ago, if you wanted to sail to Alaska there was but a single departure port: Vancouver. A few voyages might sail north and south between Alaska and British Columbia but by and large, the vast … Continue reading

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5 Attractions to look forward to when cruising through Alaska

Alaska is a land full of mysteries, myths, beauty, and lots and lots of beautiful attractions. What better way to enjoy a cruise to Alaska than to see all it has to offer you? Alaska has something for everyone whether … Continue reading

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5 Authentic Desserts You Must Try in Alaska

What is a perfect cruise trip without the best delights to accompany you? This is why we are going to give you the names of the 5 must have desserts on your cruise to the one and only chilling destination, … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruise & Tour Packing List

I’m going to Alaska in two days. Have I started packing?! Nope! I’m hosting our Best of Alaska cruisetour and although I’m very excited, I just don’t like to think about packing. If you’re like me and always scrambling last … Continue reading

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What to do in Skagway, Alaska

Skagway’s a small town. The entire population is less than 1000 people — that’s less than one third of the Crown Princess’ guest capacity. This is the ship we cruise on for our Best of Alaska cruisetour. During the summer … Continue reading

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Visiting Hubbard Glacier on the Crown Princess

Although almost everyone would agree that the activity-packed land portion of our Best of Alaska cruisetour is great, being on-the-go everyday does demand a lot of energy. You’ll find that on your second day aboard the Crown Princess, a day of … Continue reading

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