Cruise Journal

Traveling aboard an ocean cruise is one of the most cost effective methods to see the world. Be it on a mid to large cruise or a smaller intimate cruise ship there are endless possibilities and choices to make. Due to our large volume of business we can always offer you the best price you can find – this complimented with our expertise you can be confident that we will help you find the best cruise ship for you. Don’t spend your hard earned vacation time aboard the wrong cruise – allow us to help you!

Search Cruises
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas

raveling with a family of 22 isn’t always easy especially when the the ages range from 2 to 65. That being said – the Oasis of the Seas went above and beyond our expectations. It never felt crowded, there were no lines and the quality of service was never compromised. It really is a great venue for a family event such as this.

Oceania Cruises in the Mediterranean

Designed with the ultimate epicurean and travel connoisseur in mind, Riviera offers guests multiple dining venues with no surcharge. Legendary Master Chef Jacques Pépin is the Executive Culinary Director you can expect nothing but the best.

Crystal Serenity in the Western Mediterranean

White-gloved service at Afternoon Tea. Homemade croissants and fresh-squeezed juice for breakfast. Without a hint of pretension, life’s most indulgent treats are enjoyed with a contemporary flair.

Crystal Symphony in South East Asia

Known simply as “Nobu” the world over, master chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa brings his inventive Japanese cuisine to Silk Road, the only sea-going restaurant in his global empire.

Crystal Serenity in Scandinavia & Russia

Welcoming graciousness and a friendly smile. An unwavering standard of excellence by professionals who share your passion for world discovery. The essence of Crystal Cruises lies in its people

Seabourn Cruises in the Adriatic

Seabourn Cruises offers an amazing cruise experience including gourmet dining options that rival the most famous restaurants in the world, a beautiful spa, varied and superb entertainment options and unique shore excursions.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises – Monte Carlo to Rio

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® offers one more distinctive element of luxurious personal service that is the hallmark of their ships. Guests in Concierge Suites and higher enjoy a brand of hospitality that includes a host of privileges plus a number of exclusive value-added benefits

Wonders of the Adriatic & the Black Sea

This itinerary has so many highlights. Athens in itself is quite spectacular as is Istanbul of course. Ephesus never ceases to amaze with its towering ruins and all the ports on the Black Sea have so much history and countless fascinating stories to tell.

Celebrity Xpedition – Galapagos Islands

This trip to the Galapagos was an adventure of a lifetime. Doing it aboard a mega-yacht provides all the modern conveniences as well as the subtle touches that makes sailing on Celebrity so wonderful. All of the shore excursions, two per day, were included.

Princess Cruises – Caribbean Princess

Princess Cruises has both large ships and small ships. The Caribbean Princess offers more entertainment on board while the smaller ships are more intimate. The small ships of Princess allow you to access ports the larger ships are not able to.

Holland America Line – Eurodam

Read up on Chris Merkel's experience aboard the Eurodam. It is a beautiful ship and great for an intimate trip with family to the Caribbean.

Ukuleles In The Caribbean

Combine this wonderful cruise with the exciting music of the ukulele. Our two special hosts, Sarah and Craig, will bring the magic of their ukulele skills on the ship to work directly with you.

Inspire Yourself



Sailing the blue tranquil oceans aboard a modern vessel filled with world class entertainment, gourmet cuisine and 5 star services can be both affordable and luxurious. Cruising can offer something for the whole family and the ports of call are global. Today's cruises offer niche sailings, novel on-board attractions and immersive shore excursions. If you are looking for expedition style ships that sail with luxury in mind - they exist. There is a cruise ship for you - let us help you find it. Are you ready to set sail?



Glistening waters, lavish spa treatments, delicious, healthy cuisine and lush gardens all make for the perfect getaway. Your life can be hectic and very stressful - spa & wellness retreats can help soothe your mind, body and soul. Retreats can range from the complete sanctuary like The Ranch at Live Oak to the ultimate spa treatment at one of the finest hotels in the world. We can help you find that outlandish spa treatment to revitalize your spirit in a world where time stands never stands still.

Let Montecito Village Travel Magnify Your World

Chris WeatherheadCruise Journal