cruises

posted on July 1, 2008 - 1:44pm
I lost count a long time ago of the number of cruises I’ve been on. But it’s a lot. I’ve written three books on the cruise line industry, which means countless days working at sea. But when I wanted to take a cruise for the sheer joy of being on the ocean, I decided on a Holland America cruise on the Westerdam.

Freewheeling on the open seas

posted on September 1, 2007 - 11:05am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 5
You’ll get no argument from me. Thanksgiving is the traditional time to spend with family. But my wife and I decided we wanted a nontraditional backdrop for last year’s holiday. So, along with my son, daughter-in-law and 7-month-old grandson, we signed up for a pampering voyage on the Caribbean — and we’ll be forever thankful.
posted on July 1, 2006 - 3:09pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 4
Fruit of the vine
posted on July 1, 2005 - 2:06pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 4
Travel security Many of us with disabilities who travel in this post-Sept. 11 world have stories of encounters with wrongheaded security officials that ended in fury or humiliation. The frequency of these encounters may be diminishing, however. Early this year Sandra Cammaroto, program manager of the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening of Persons with Disabilities Program, produced...
posted on April 1, 2001 - 3:21pm
In "Choose to Cruise: A Primer", we explored what cruises were all about and how to pick one. I promised that in this second installment I'd take you along on an actual cruise with me and my wife, Ute, from start to finish. My experience will show you what I liked, what obstacles I faced as a scooter user with myotonic muscular dystrophy, and how I handled them.
posted on February 1, 2001 - 3:22pm
In this two-part series, writer Andy Vladimir offers tips on selecting the "right" cruise and getting the best deals. Next, he heads to the Caribbean for a report on accessible ports-of-call and fine dining.
posted on February 1, 2001 - 3:20pm
More than 6 million people are going to take a cruise this year. Believe it or not, about 80 percent of them will start planning their next cruises as soon as they get off the ship. I confess to being one of those addicts. As a travel writer with muscular dystrophy I use an Amigo scooter to get around. I've roamed the streets of Paris and Berlin, visited the grizzly bears at Katmai National...