Tag Archives: CRYSTAL INSIDER

CHAMPIONS & HISTORY AT THE 2018 BRITISH OPEN

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay This is Champion-Level Luxury Travel The British Open is about much more than just the game of golf. Over the past 147 years, the championship tournament has gained esteem throughout the world as the preeminent determination of the sport’s best players – one of the four PGA “Grand Slam” events each year, but it has also built a heritage

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ENCHANTING MOSELLE: NEW DESTINATIONS IN 2019

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Crystal River Cruises Explores the River Less Traveled We have five new reasons for you to add Crystal Bach to your 2019 travel itinerary, and they’re all located along the enchanting Moselle River. In fact, they’re all brand new ports of call featured on a just-announced Moselle River cruise itinerary aptly called “Enchanting Moselle.” In addition to the convenient

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A WINE LOVER’S GUIDE TO CRYSTAL: PART II

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay More Global Cruises for Wine Lovers We’re returning to the tasting table for Part II of Crystal’s guide to the most eminent wine regions around the world, with more cruises for wine lovers to add to their travel lists. Part I took us through the rolling hillsides of New Zealand and the UNESCO-celebrated vineyards of Bordeaux, along with the

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A WINE LOVER’S GUIDE TO CRYSTAL: PART I

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Searching for Cruises for Wine Lovers? Look no Further. Here’s to exploring the world through your taste buds, experiencing new places through their distinctive flavors, and toasting to each new adventure with new and old friends alike. For many travelers, what you toast with is as important as what you’re toasting to, and to these oenophiles, we offer a

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CRUISE CRITIC EDITOR: SCENES FROM CRYSTAL ESPRIT

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Insights and Images of the West Indies from Guest Blogger Carolyn Spencer Brown Recently, the editor of online cruise guide Cruise Critic sailed the stunning islands of the West Indies aboard Crystal Esprit. Today, she takes to the blog to offer her own Crystal Insider insights, as a seasoned cruise expert and savvy traveler. On board Crystal Esprit, as

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3 MONUMENTAL VOYAGES NOT TO MISS

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Fill 2018 with Bucket List Adventures If you do it right, traveling virtually anywhere, any time can be transformative. Simply keep your eyes, ears and mind open and the world will reward you with new perspectives on things you thought you knew, or brand new favorite places altogether. The just published 2018 & 2019 Worldwide Cruise Atlas ups the

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2018 MAIDEN CALL: THE VENICE OF LANGUEDOC

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay All the Beauty of the French Coast, with a Real World Twist If you want to experience real, everyday life along the French coast, Sète, France is the ideal place. This quaint fishing commune along the Mediterranean is alive with bustling life that is comparatively ordinary to Paris or Bordeaux. Unlike the grander cities on many travelers’ lists, Sète

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GLOBETROTTING IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Soak in the Health Benefits of Travel in 2018 Here we are again, at that precarious time of year that resolutions are made, before they are internally negotiated and often, ultimately broken. Many New Year’s resolutions fall into the same common categories: get more sleep, get more exercise, eat better and more healthfully, travel more. The last of those

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TASTE WHAT’S HAPPENING ABOARD CRYSTAL SERENITY

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay The flavors of a Panamanian culinary cruise Readers of this blog post fall into one of two categories. You’re either preparing to set sail just after the New Year from Charleston or Fort Lauderdale on Crystal Serenity through the Caribbean and Panama Canal and Mexican Riviera, with the delicious company of special guest chef, wine expert and mixologist for

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HOLIDAY WISHES FROM CEO TOM WOLBER

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Crystal president & CEO, Tom Wolber, with his wife, Sharon, during the 2017 President’s Cruise. With the holidays upon us and as 2017 draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on the past year. We launched two new river ships – Crystal Bach and Crystal Mahler, completed an elegant transformation of Crystal Symphony, introduced a

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