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.
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.
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...