Has recent news about a cruise ship catching fire in the middle of the ocean or having to limp back to shore after a mechanical failure shocked you and completely changed your idea of a cruise? Good. It was about time vacationers knew the truth about the cruise industry, which is far from the idyllic image of families sipping cocktail drinks and having a blast on board. Although they remain one of the most popular vacation choices, cruises have their dirty secrets – and knowing the truth may help you greatly in deciding if a one-week voyage on a 100,000-ton steel behemoth stranded in the middle of the ocean is a responsible choice for your next family reunion.
For vacationers on a budget looking to visit multiple destinations at once, pamper themselves at luxurious spas, or serve some of the finest chef-crafted