Once upon a time, cruising was strictly for the wealthy. Indeed, the word cruise still evokes images of elegantly dressed society types, lounging, cocktails in hand, while a palm court orchestra plays in the chandelier-hung salon. Think Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant in An Affair to Remember.
It’s still a self-indulgent means of travel, but cruising has become much more affordable. Travelers by the score are opting for shipboard luxury when they plan their holidays. Continue reading