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Welcome to Sometimes Sailing

Cruise information and ideas for travelers planning their next sailing. 

Sometimes Sailing is your small ship cruise destination for information, tips, advice, and trip ideas on the world’s waterways.

Whether it’s a river cruise, yacht cruise, sailing adventure, expedition, barge cruise, or a “ship-within-a-ship” concept on mega-ships, there’s a cruise for everyone.

Sometimes Sailing was given its name because we’re sometimes sailing on cruises!

Our hope is that this site and its valuable content opens your eyes to the world of cruising, or helps continue to build your enthusiasm for them, whether you’ve been on none, one or twenty.

It will certainly assist in making you more knowledgeable and curious about the world of cruising, as a whole.

Disney Wish Enchanté Restaurant: Is It Worth It?
How to Text on a Cruise Ship for Free (and Other Ways to Get Wi-Fi Onboard)
Celebrity Cruises Classes Explained: AquaClass vs The Retreat vs Concierge
Best Disney Cruise Ship, According to DCL Experts
Disney Cruise Line Check-in Process Online: Everything to Know
Atlas Ocean Voyages: 8 Unique Things About this Expedition Cruise Line
Helpful Info about Luminae in The Retreat on Celebrity Cruises
Barge Cruise Packing List (with a Printable): Summer Edition
My Viking Journey: What to Expect After Booking a Viking Cruise (Before you Sail)
European Waterways Review: 20 Surprising Things About our Barge Cruise
Easy Guide to Canal Barge Cruises in Europe
Unique Ocean Art for Your Home so You Will Always be by the Sea
Margaritaville Cruise: Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Sea
Emerald Azzurra vs. Scenic Eclipse: Super Yacht Cruises
Mekong River Cruise Essential Information 
Ship-within-a-Ship Cruise Options: Luxury Service on Big Cruises
Celebrity Cruises The Retreat Review: a Ship-Within-a-Ship Worth the Cost
12 Reasons Why Cruises are the Safest Way to Travel Right Now (Post Pandemic + Beyond)
Anti-Nausea Medication and Other Cruise Sea Sickness Solutions 
River Cruises in the US: Start Here to Plan Your American River Adventure
Awesome Cruise Gift Ideas for Cruise Fans & People Going on a Cruise
Essential Guide to Over 110 Cruise Ship Terms (and Commonly Used Nautical and Boating Jargon)
Chesapeake Bay Sailboat Adventure near Williamsburg, VA in Yorktown
Port vs Starboard: Cruise Ship Left and Right Sides
Princess Spa: All About “The Enclave” at Lotus Spa on Majestic Princess
Why are River Cruises So Expensive? (Or are They the Best Cruise Value Out There?)
Cruise Sustainability: Who Leads the Way to a Better Future in Travel?
Complete Guide to Alaskan Cruises in 2022 Including Ports of Call + What to Pack
Honest OMEGA Sailing Bracelet Review: Premium Accessory for Everyday Wear
13 Reasons You’ll Love the Authentic Alaska Cruise Port Icy Strait Point in Hoonah
Cruise Ship Terminals Around the World for Avid Cruisers
26 Helpful Things to Know your First Time on a River Cruise
23 Ways to Be a More Eco-Conscious Cruiser Before, During + After a Cruise
Understanding Princess Medallion and MedallionClass App
Great Lakes Cruises That will Inspire You to Explore North America
Coolest Cruise Ship Entertainment on Ships Big and Small
Gay Cruises: Here Is Your Ultimate Guide for 2022
Stasher Bags Review: 16 Ways to Use these Reusable Bags on a Cruise
Cruises Focus on Sustainability Year-Round, Not Just for Earth Day
River Cruise vs Ocean Cruise: What’s the Difference?
Cruise to Ecuador on a Kontiki Expeditions Luxury Yacht: The First of Its Kind
5 Reasons to Book United States River Cruises
11 Memorable Surprise Cruise Reveal Ideas
How to Decide the Best Cruises to Book in 2022
Importance of Eating Sustainable Seafood and Local Fish for Healthy Seas
European River Cruises Info: Where they Sail, Cruise Lines to Consider, and More
40 Ocean Quotes for People Who Love the Sea
Tromso Boat Tour in Norway: A Favorite Excursion in the Arctic Circle
Clothing for Antarctica Cruise with a Printable Antarctic Packing List
Emerald Sky: 10 Things We Loved about our River Cruise Ship
First Time Snorkeling Tips for Non Swimmers
Cruise Podcasts: Complete List of 30+ to Listen to, Any Time
United States Cruise Ports Map and Information
Viking Christmas River Cruise with Dazzling Markets Along the Danube
Quick-Reference Guide to Cruising on the Danube River (including Prices)
Adventures by Disney River Cruises: Your Questions Answered
Outstanding Emerald Destiny River Cruise Food (with Photos!)
Emerald Destiny Cabins: Details to Love in Your River Cruise Room
Things to Do in Stonington, Maine: One of the Prettiest Harbor Port Towns
Printable Maine Windjammer Packing List for a Sailboat Cruise
Maine Cruising: Trip Report Aboard Windjammer American Eagle
Coastal Maine Windjammer Cruises: Overnight Schooner Sailing Vacations
All About Hatteras Saltworks: Outer Banks Sea Salt from NC
Topsail Steamer Review: Seafood Steamer Pots that Ship Overnight for Free
Over 25 Nonfiction Cruise Books and Assorted Cruise-Appropriate Reading by Crew, Cruisers, Scientists, Explorers and Historians
Best Nautical Bracelets, made in the USA by Small Businesses
6 of the Best Cruise Vloggers and their YouTube Channels to Follow
Affordable All-Inclusive Yacht Cruise that lets you Vacation Like a Celebrity: Emerald Azzurra
All about Sea Bags: Sustainable Bags from Sails
Experiencing a Disney Cruise without Kids
The Best Cruise Apps for Trip Prep and to Use While On Vacation
Welcome to Our Boating and Small Format Cruise Focused Website