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Aug 01, 2017

Which of These Mistakes Did You Make On Your Last Orlando Luxury Vacation?

Which of These Mistakes Did You Make On Your Last Orlando Luxury Vacation?

Most of us know the obvious mistakes not to make when traveling to Orlando—missing the 180-day mark for Disney dining reservations or neglecting to pre-reserve Disney FastPass+ service. But there are some very important, often forgotten missteps for the luxury traveler that could make the difference between a good and great vacation.


Jul 25, 2017

My Must-Have Travel Essentials

My Must-Have Travel Essentials

It's so important to have the true necessities with you for a comfortable and stress-free vacation, so there are some things I absolutely will not travel without. Here are a few of my always-pack essentials.


Jul 18, 2017

Concierge Royal Treatment at Walt Disney World Deluxe Resort Hotels

Concierge Royal Treatment at Walt Disney World Deluxe Resort Hotels

Walt Disney World® Resort guests can enjoy personalized service by staying in a Club Level room at a Deluxe Resort, receiving full access to an exclusive Club Level Lounge once they arrive.


Jul 11, 2017

Best Shore Excursions: Port of Civitavecchia (Rome), Etruscan Tombs of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

Best Shore Excursions: Port of Civitavecchia (Rome), Etruscan Tombs of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

Those cruisers who have already seen Rome and just can’t bear to take the 1.5-hour trip there and back from the port of Civitavecchia should absolutely consider a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Tarquinia and Cerveteri, two Etruscan cemeteries reflecting two very different burial practices.


Jul 03, 2017

World’s Best Islands: Capri

World’s Best Islands: Capri

It took five trips in Italy to finally make it to the island of my dreams, Capri. Something always seemed to get in the way, so when I found out the Silver Muse made a stop at Sorrento on my sailing, the very first thing I did was line up a private tour guide to make the most of our day there.


Jun 14, 2017

Silver Muse: Alluring Lounges and Public Spaces

Silver Muse: Alluring Lounges and Public Spaces

On all luxury cruise ships, public spaces are of the utmost importance since they are the places you’ll spend much of your waking hours, particularly on sea days. And Silver Muse does not in any way disappoint.


Jun 09, 2017

Visit the Tropics at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Visit the Tropics at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Set within Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is the Disney Vacation Club option of waterside bungalows along the shore of the resort, and Studio Villas located in the remodeled longhouses of Tokelau, Moorea, and Pago Pago. Here mid-century modern design meets traditional Polynesian style with a South Pacific vibe.


May 30, 2017

Silver Muse: Wine and Dine

Silver Muse: Wine and Dine

Signature dining is a big deal on the Silver Muse, particularly since there is no main dining room to speak of. So do your homework (or have your travel advisor do it for you) and make nightly dining reservations before your cruise begins.