Category Archives: Cruise

Sail Away with Virtuoso Voyages

Virtuoso Voyages is an innovative program that offers our clients complimentary benefits on some of the world’s finest cruise ships. When you book a Virtuoso Voyages cruise through Ourisman Travel, you’ll receive a cache of perks, which can include dedicated … finish reading Sail Away with Virtuoso Voyages

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SeaDream Yacht Club: Another Way to Sail

SeaDream Yacht Club immediately sets itself apart by insisting that what they do is not cruising at all, but is, in fact, yachting. Smaller than your average cruise-liner by a wide margin, SeaDream’s twin mega-yachts, SeaDream I & II offer … finish reading SeaDream Yacht Club: Another Way to Sail

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Azamara Pursuit: Ship Inspection Report

Azamara is a boutique upscale cruise line that focuses on destination immersion. Their newest ship, the Azamara Pursuit, expands the cruise line’s global reach while maintaining an intimate, modern-casual environment. Last year, after sailing with Silversea Cruises, I confessed that … finish reading Azamara Pursuit: Ship Inspection Report

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U by Uniworld, a fresh take on River Cruising

U by Uniworld is a fresh new take on River Cruising designed for independent travelers looking for casual flexibility in their itineraries and age does not define this demographic. River Cruising is an interesting travel option and one I had … finish reading U by Uniworld, a fresh take on River Cruising

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Luxury Cruising with Silversea

 Confession: I’ve become a cruiser! We all know the tried-and-true arguments for and against cruising: They nay-sayers will tell you that cruise itineraries are too generic and you will never let you get to the heart of a destination or … finish reading Luxury Cruising with Silversea

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Virtuoso Week 2017 | Barge Cruise in France

Cruise ships come in all shapes and sizes, from Royal Caribbean’s mega ships that host 5400 passengers … to a quaint river barge cruise with just six cabins. I very much enjoyed my vacation on this barge, named L’Impressioniste, as … finish reading Virtuoso Week 2017 | Barge Cruise in France

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2017: Team Ourisman’s Bucket List

Every year, countless predictions are made for the top destinations for the coming year. What’s Hot? What’s Not? What destination will give you the biggest bragging rights? Where do you need to go NOW before the entire world discovers this … finish reading 2017: Team Ourisman’s Bucket List

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Specialty Cruises: Redefining Sea Travel

Forget the mega-ship cast-of-thousands, theme-park cruising experience – the trend these days is the smaller ship cruises, offering luxurious accommodations, elegant dining, and unique itineraries. Some provide a yacht-like experience or the experience of a true sailing ship, others focus … finish reading Specialty Cruises: Redefining Sea Travel

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Exciting Silversea Asia Cruise Itineraries

Vietnam has long been a country high on my list to visit but, due to the long shape of the country, it can be difficult to see both the north and south in one itinerary without involving a lot of flying. The Silversea Asia cruise itinerary solves that problem! Continue reading

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Less is Definitely More With the New Crystal Yacht, Esprit

The ambiance of the yacht has and understated elegance, which reminded me of a Four Seasons Hotel. But, with only 32 staterooms, this is a much more intimate setting. Crystal has designed their new yacht product for discerning guests who are looking for a unique cruising experience that is very relaxed and flexible. Continue reading

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