5 Reasons To Consider A Cruise For Your Next Vacation

5 Reasons To Consider A Cruise For Your Next Vacation

Despite our name, A Cruising Couple, you won’t typically find us on cruises. Call it bad branding, but we initially decided to name our blog A Cruising Couple because of the idea that we were cruisin’ around the U.S. on our honeymoon road trip… But though we don’t frequently go on cruises, we do enjoy them when we do—especially when they are luxurious cruises with world-class cuisine and amenities. And as it turns out, we’re not alone! Expedia.com asked us to share our top reason to take a cruise as your next vacation, and for good reason. In a recent travel survey by Exedia.com, the vast majority of Americans polled revealed they would like to book a cruise as their next vacation. If you’ve thought about a cruise but you’re still not sure if it’s for you or not, here are a few reasons you might want to consider one for your next vacation:   1. The Ultimate In Relaxation One of the best reasons to take a cruise is the opportunity to truly relax and recharge. When you’re planning a trip or traveling solo, it can be exhausting to figure out where you need to go, how you’re going to get there, etc. A cruise is great because all you do is board the ship and then let the crew take care of you from port to port! If you’re looking more for a way to relax than to take a deep-dive into a new destination or culture, then a cruise could be right for you.   2. Great For Families and Groups of Friends Most of the...
Top 4 things to do in Monte Carlo

Top 4 things to do in Monte Carlo

Although Monte Carlo is considered the playground of royalty and the wealthy population of Europe, it doesn’t mean there’s not enough to do for someone who’s neither king nor a queen! A good many million dollar movies shot in Monte Carlo went on to show the amazing natural beauty and fine luxuries this Mediterranean coast haven has to offer. Let’s take you through the top 4 things you can do during your visit to Monte Carlo.   Go around You don’t necessarily require a gold-plated card to make the most of your Monte Carlo visit. Anyone is free to roam around the famous streets that play host to Monaco Grand Prix each year. You could visit the city on a day-trip and simply walk around to get a feel of what those mega-stars and zero-tax-paying citizens experience each day! You can do plenty in this city for almost nothing! You could take advantage of 5 circular bus routes at a nominal cost of € 1 per ticket, or hop onto Azur Express paying just € 6 per trip. The old town of Monte Carlo hosts the cathedral which is also the resting round of Princess Grace. Then there are several interesting tiny streets you could go down and experience Monte Carlo from up and close. A visit to Opera house and/or the casino is also a must if you are visiting the city. However, please remember there is a strict dress code if you wish to play in the casino. You could also spend your day window shopping! A sandwich and a coffee for lunch would still leave you...
Planning to gamble in Canada? – Casino etiquettes you should keep in mind

Planning to gamble in Canada? – Casino etiquettes you should keep in mind

  Canada hosts some of the most popular casinos in the world- second to only Las Vegas and Macau, and they’re visited by a large number of gamblers from Canada as well as abroad, all through the year. However, there are certain etiquette and rules you must always follow when you’re visiting a Canadian casino. Let’s take you through some useful tips which will ensure that you don’t end up embarrassing yourself on the casino floor! Having said that, please know, if you don’t like being bound by all such restrictions, you could always play at any of the reputed and trustworthy Canadian online casinos. No one would mind there even if you’re playing in your pyjamas. You can go through a list of many such reliable online casinos at online-casinos-canada.ca. On to the tips now!   Gambling dress code and age If you wish to play at any of the land-based casinos in Canada, it’s mandatory that you show a valid government ID card (with your photograph) to prove your age (19+ years) (you can read more on that in this forum discussion at tripadvisor.co.uk). Once inside the casino, you can avail a wide range of gambling options including bingo halls, video lottery, slot machines, racetracks etc. All casino specific instructions would normally be displayed at the point of entrance. Please always remember that majority of these Canadian casinos don’t allow smoking in public zones; so if the urge to smoke strikes, you should look out for dedicated smoking areas outside of the casino premises. Although all Canadian casinos serve alcohol, you must avoid overindulging as they don’t...
Top 5 Things You Must Keep In Mind While Gambling On Cruise Ships

Top 5 Things You Must Keep In Mind While Gambling On Cruise Ships

This post was last updated on October 30th, 2017   Loud alarms, people chattering and flashing bright lights – all these make the perfect recipe for drawing people like bugs to the light! All these are strategic components used by casinos to attract people to their offerings. Although you can never guarantee sure-shot wins in gambling, there are some tips you can always benefit from while gambling at the cruise ship casinos. If you have decided to book onto a last minute cruise, it would be good to hone your gambling skills at some trustworthy online casino first, for instance, Casino Cruise. Learn more about it here in this detailed Casino Cruise review. On to the tips now.   Avoid playing slot machines Cruise lines are not in the business of handing out free money to their customers. Rather they are in it to make profit. Although slot machines in these cruise ship casinos seem a lot of fun, they offer the lowest chance of winning compared to the table games. However, don’t refrain from indulging in these slots if you feel luck is really on your side! But then don’t hesitate from walking away while you’re sufficiently ahead/behind.   Pay heed to the location of the slot machine If at all you play these slot games, please note, their location matters a lot. You’d hardly hear slot machines in the rear corners going off frequently. It’s the machines that are situated in the middle area of a casino, on the ends, that get hit the most or make maximum noise (as everyone tends to walk by them). Casinos...
Stay Connected On The Road With These Must-Have Travel Accessories

Stay Connected On The Road With These Must-Have Travel Accessories

This post was last updated on October 17th, 2017Love it or hate it, the vast majority of us rely on technology when we travel. Whether it’s Waze to get from place to place, Skype to chat with loved ones or PayPal to send money to any corner of the globe, constant connectivity has forever changed the way we travel. Staying connected is especially critical for the many of us who work online and need to be able to combine our passions for our businesses and travel at any given time. But as we all know, things don’t always go according to plan. We’ve all been there. The 10-hour bus ride where your phone dies. The travel adapter that fails after just a few uses. Internet issues aside, it’s impossible to get anything done if your uncharged devices are nothing more than bricks. Whether you’re a digital nomad who needs to stay connected for work or you’re simply headed out on a weekend backpacking trip and want to stay charged for emergencies, here are the latest travel gadgets we’re loving: Travel Accessories We’re Loving   Portable Chargers     We never go anywhere without portable chargers. However, not all portable chargers are created equally, and we’ve had quite a few in the past that aren’t durable or long-lasting enough for our adventures. When Zendure offered to send us a few of their portable chargers to try out, we were immediately intrigued. And so far, we are very impressed with their high-quality features.   For Multiple Devices + Long-Haul Trips:     If you’re hitting the road with multiple devices that...

Playing Whilst on the Go

Increasingly we are all leading lives that are more busy and full, and because of this fact the trend towards mobile devices, especially smartphones has also increased exponentially. Not only is the smartphone an essential piece of kit used to keep in touch with family and friends it has also become the ‘must have’ fashion accessory to the extent that you can now personalise your smartphone with protective cases that can cost x times the amount you paid for the phone itself. The industries that have been built around the smartphone are incredibly lucrative and there is no sign that this trend is going to stop or even slow down anytime soon. Making our smartphones as individual as we can is one reason that they are so important to us. Whether you decide to complete your banking, run a blog, browse ebay or play at an online casino like www.schmittscasino.com where you can play on one of your favourite games for a few minutes in your lunch break or whilst waiting for the train, the convenience that your mobile device provides is exactly what is required by many people today. In fact sourcing a smartphone for entertainment purposes is one of the most popular pastimes with more people accessing say their online casino via their mobiles rather than waiting to get home to do the same. This trend to all things mobile has seen the rise of numerous online casinos dedicating their games to the mobile users and making them fully optimised for the smartphone. Because of this, losing your mobile of having it stolen can be far more...