Cruise & Travel Lifestyles


Royal Caribbean's Robot Bar

Think of it as the digital generation's version of flair bar tending.  The bartender gives you a great show making your drink.  But instead of bartenders flipping and juggling glasses and bottles, in Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's 'Bionic Bars', you... read more

Regent Seven Seas Explorer Ship Tour and Review

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is celebrating a banner year: its Silver (25th) Anniversary and the first full year in service of its flagship, the Explorer, a ship that's been called 'the most luxurious ship at sea.'  BestTrip.TV just had to... read more

What's a 'Block Party' at Sea?

This might be our favorite way to break the ice at the beginning of a cruise.  And it's a long-standing tradition at Regent Seven Seas Cruises.  When BestTrip.TV sailed on the Regent Seven Seas Explorer, not long after our cruise... read more

Tour Canyon Ranch Spa on Regent Seven Seas Explorer

Does the idea of returning from vacation healthier, more centered, spiritually uplifted than when you left appeal to you?   Regent Seven Seas Cruises and its shipboard spa partner Canyon Ranch SpaClub make it a bit easier, with on-board fitness, spa... read more

Top Reasons to Cruise the Mediterranean on Silversea

With such ancient, seafaring history and traditions, the most natural and authentic way to explore the Mediterranean is by sea. And as BestTrip.TV discovered, the luxury small ship experience of Silversea cruises brings the best of the Mediterranean to life.... read more

Viking Cruises Sponsored Elementary School

Travel has untold benefits to travelers, but BestTrip.TV is proud to share a story about cruise travel benefitting others, too. Viking Cruises sponsors an elementary school along its Yangtze River, China, itineraries, supporting the students with books, renovations, sports and... read more

Holland America Line Private Island

It used to be only the super rich and celebrities enjoyed the privileges of private islands, but now, guests aboard Holland America Line cruises in the Eastern Caribbean may get a taste of private island lifestyle too. HAL's private island... read more

How to Make Cruise Ship Towel Animals

For many travelers, the adorable zoo of towel animals you find in your stateroom is a highlight of a cruise. In this Cruise Travel Video, we meet a master of towel animal making to learn how to do towel origami!... read more

Top Wow Experiences on Quantum Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean's latest Quantum class of ships has everyone saying 'wow'! Here are Lynn Elmhirst of BestTrip.TV's top Wow moments on Quantum of the Seas in this Cruise Travel Video, from high tech to eye popping design and activities you... read more

Celebrate 20 years with 13th Street Winery

If you are planning a trip to Niagara Wine Country, be sure to include 13th Street Winery on your wine tasting journey.Celebrating 20 years of winemaking in 2018, 13th Street Winery was originally started by four amateur winemaker friends until... read more

Spirit of Discovery Build Process

On February 28, 2018 at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Saga Cruises held the 'Steel Cutting Ceremony' for their brand new ship. This signaled the start of the building process. Follow Saga’s video blog to see this and other... read more

The new cruise ships in our fleet | PONANT

Discover the first images of this new generation of cruise ships, designed specifically for expedition voyages. PONANT ships, built to a scale that works on a human level, are designed to carry a limited number of guests to locations where... read more