“Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.” –Robert Henri

Lounge chairs to relax at sea | Photo by Welcomia, Depositphotos

Cruises can be a great way to slow down and become reacquainted with your inner thoughts. They are also convenient vessels for destination highlights, exclusive expeditions, culinary experiences, active adventure, poolside fun, family entertainment, adults-only escape, and/or wellness retreats depending on the cruise line and sailing you select. Once your vacation is booked, all you have to do is show up and let the captain take the reigns. They will happily transport you on their all-inclusive resort at sea and relieve you of most of your daily decision making with their pre-planned agenda.

For each port, we can also arrange for private shore excursions that deliver personalized attention and authentic experiences. And when it comes to dining, cruises may be known for their mass quantities of food available around the clock but we primarily focus on booking voyages that provide higher quality culinary experiences for both casual foodies and fine dining epicureans.  Following are some cruise lines with gourmet programs that are great to consider:


Celebrity Cruises® (small to mega)

Disney Cruise Line (mid-size to large)

Holland America Line (mid-size)

Princess Cruises® (mid-size to large)


AMAWaterways (river)

Aqua Expeditions (yacht to river)

Cunard® Line (small)

Hurtigruten (expedition)

Linblad (expedition)

Oceania Cruises (small to mid-size)

Windstar Cruises (yacht)


Abercrombie & Kent (chartered river to small expedition)

Ponant Cruises (small)

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® (small)

Seabourn (small)

Silversea Cruises (small)

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises (river)

Ship Passenger Sizes: Mega 3,500+; large 2,500-3,499; mid-size 1,500-2,499; small-mid 800-1,499; small 799 or fewer. Specialty yacht, river, and expedition cruises have small passenger sizes.

When you are ready to embark on your next gastronomic adventure, use the following link or button below to schedule a consultation with us. We will be more than happy to help you book a cruise and get you premium benefits that are exclusive to our preferred status with cruise lines, air, and land partners.

Sail away and be pampered on a rejuvenating culinary journey…